San Francisco: RV park resident arrested after FBI finds bomb-making materials

A resident at a San Francisco RV park was arrested Friday night after the FBI found chemicals used to make explosives, police said Saturday. Police responded to the Candlestick RV Park on the 600 block of Gilman Avenue shortly after Read More …

Unstable homemade bomb found in abandoned trailer, California deputies say

A disturbance led to the discovery Monday night of an abandoned trailer with unstable homemade explosives inside, California officials say. San Benito County sheriff’s deputies found someone had connected 20 fireworks inside the trailer on Sunnyslope Road to create a Read More …

California: IEDs, homemade explosives lab found at Gilroy home where blast occurred

Authorities said they found multiple homemade IEDs and an explosives lab inside a residence in Gilroy that is at the center of an investigation. On Monday at around 2:20 p.m., Gilroy police responded to a home on the 1700 block Read More …

California: Oakland Man Convicted Of Targeting Law Enforcement Officers With Mail Bombs

A federal jury has convicted Ross Gordon Laverty of multiple felonies in connection with mailing two explosive devices to homes in Alameda and East Palo Alto, targeting law enforcement officers with the intent to injure or kill his targets. U.S. Read More …

California: Riverside County Sheriff hazardous device team remains on call 24 hours a day

If an unexploded or suspicious explosive device is found anywhere in Riverside County, one of eight highly trained sheriff’s deputies, day or night, can climb into their unmarked truck parked at home nearest the location and be at the scene, Read More …

California: Santa Cruz Deputy Killed, Another Wounded In Ben Lomond Ambush

A veteran Santa Cruz County Sheriff Deputy was killed and a second was severely injured by an improvised explosive device Saturday during “an ambush” in the Santa Cruz Mountains. A grief-stricken Santa Cruz County Sheriff Jim Hart said the dead Read More …

California: 100 pounds of explosives found at Bermuda Dunes home, DA says

Some 100 pounds of homemade explosives and military ordnance and 53 firearms were seized in a search of a home in Bermuda Dunes in the Coachella Valley, the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office said. Collin Daniel Hackett, 34, was arrested Read More …