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WALNUT CREEK / Fatal blast bringing tight new rules / Lawmaker says buried utility lines need better marking

Published 4:00 am, Saturday, June 11, 2005

After a Senate committee hearing Friday into November's fuel-line blast in Walnut Creek that killed five workers, state Sen. Tom Torlakson said he will push for tighter laws regulating how hazardous underground utilities are marked and how construction crews can avoid them.
Current methods of protecting utilities are "very ad hoc, and that's not right. That's not safe," Torlakson, D-Antioch, said after the two-hour meeting at Walnut Creek City Hall.
Workers who mark utilities may require special certification and should employ more advanced technology than they currently use, Torlakson said, echoing suggestions made by some speakers. He also suggested that fines levied for accidents may need to be heftier.
It was the first public hearing since the Nov. 9 blast, in which a backhoe operator installing an East Bay Municipal Utility District water main hit a buried fuel line, releasing a stream of gas ignited by nearby welders.
The catastrophe has prompted several investigations, a raft of lawsuits and calls for new laws. Officials from workplace safety regulator Cal/OSHA appearing at Friday's hearing said they would consider new laws and regulations after consulting a panel of state and industry experts next month.
"The thing that stands out about this incident is its disturbing simplicity," said Len Welsh, acting director of Cal/OSHA. "We need a system that is resilient to human performance errors."
Cal/OSHA last month blamed Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, saying it failed to mark a bend in its fuel line. It issued the firm two "willful" violations -- the stiffest possible penalty -- and fined it $140,000, while the utility district, the contractor and a mapping firm received "serious" citations.
Kinder Morgan officials, who say they properly marked the line and provided maps showing the bend that was struck, are appealing the ruling. Company officials did not attend the hearing, but sent a letter saying the firm -- which operates 10,000 miles of pipelines in 21 states -- is "retaining additional third-party expertise concerning line marking practices, " providing more training and education and buying "state of the art line locating equipment."
Currently, state law requires Bay Area excavators, before digging, to call a nonprofit service that in turn contacts the owners of any nearby underground pipelines and utilities. Those owners must locate and mark their lines or advise workers of their location. Should those workers approach the line, they must dig by hand to expose it and protect it.
But Torlakson, EBMUD General Manager Dennis Diemer and others asked why there are no rules specifying exactly when utility owners should, for example, use paint to mark the path of a line or dig "potholes" that expose the line from the surface.
Mark Breslin, executive director of the Engineering and Utility Contractors Association, which represents about 400 companies, said the Walnut Creek explosion was "only a symptom of a recurring and pervasive problem in marking utilities in the state."
Also at the meeting, state Fire Marshal Ruben Grijalva said his pipeline safety division was within two weeks of issuing its report on the Walnut Creek blast. He said his investigators also believe it was caused by "the line not being properly marked" and could seek fines up to $500,000.
"There was enough regulation and legislation in place so that this should not have happened," Grijalva said. "It just wasn't followed."

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Two Murder Suicides One Block Apart?

In Nov 2004 a pipeline explodes in Walnut Creek CA, then there is a Murder/Suicide of a nearby mom/daughter, then years later down the road, two Los Lomas High School Students drown, then 1990's Alumni drowns in the very same channel, then ten years later this researcher discovers that main witness is dead while copiously missing from the investigation process then after a CalFire Pipeline Engineer slams the phone down this researchers keeps digging. The Murder/Suicide victim are related to the heavy equipment operator.

This researcher has a long forgotten connection as there is litigation connecting Bennett to Dr. Kim Fang whose offices overlooked this same channel. In the middle is the Walnut Creek Police Department and the City of Walnut Creek CA.

Fang v. Bennett 1987) once had offices overlooking channel, 14 years later Kellie Reed a cook and bartender from Tiki Toms cook is killed on Ygnacio on same channel, but five men were burned alive above channel, a woman jumps to her death near the Channel, a man drowns in tributary to channel, and two jump from Kaiser

On Sept. 28th 2013 Bennett was nearly killed on this very same channel, still no police report, still wondering and asking for a police report which prevents him from getting VCP or Victims Compensation so he can begin to rebuild his life, take care of his sons.

Sooner or later this serial arsonist-murder operation will attempt to kill sons alive in the shit shack where they live.

Lt. David Oberhoffer SFPD - statements of psychopath that has my court files.

Has copies of all my legal documents
Knows where my sons live
Involved with CNET Officers
Has been near Piedmont Fires

Marcy's Law Except Pete Bennett whose outgunned, out manned and overwhelmed

No one will help me get access to the services, my license, my cars, my endless losses and endless misery while I've chronicled the deaths of my friends.

I know Wielsch, Butler, Tanabe, Lombardi, Bergen,

I know even more victims.


Dead Executives - Mostly Planes, Occasional Trains and many Automobiles

By PETE BENNETT - Contra Costa Watch EMAIL
Phone: 510-460-5641
Posted: 02/18/2014

There is a pattern of mayhem of perfect accidents, perfect plane crashes, perfect car accidents and perfect suicides with unusual connections that lead back to businesses and business deals. 

One day I was talking to a Candidate for Office the next he crashed into a mountain.  No one believed me in 2008 but today they are likely quite worried.  


Open Letter; CEO Anthony Early

Dear Mr. Early, 

We share a common suite of events - we are both arson victims.  The difference between our situations vastly different as my story leads to Police Officers, Attorneys, Private Investigators, a long unchecked investment scandal plus a slew of verifiable fires, kidnappings, arson cases, and sadly a few murders connected to your employees or vendors that are also connected to my world.  

During the PG&E Engagement I had several attempts to take my life via accidents, beatings, muggings and while around town. I've been homeless off and on since 2010 which started right after I met a PG&E High Performance Engineer.  A retired San Francisco Police Lt. who was at the Piedmont Lumber (Fire/Arson) in 2010 was standing next to your Engineer.  I believe his job would be calculating little things like Pipeline Pressures.  

I've filed police reports but none have gone anywhere but the FBI, State and perhaps a few from Contra Costa County are actually doing something. 

While the Attorneys toss the workers away like pawns on a Chessboard one of the worlds largest utilities is clearly under attack but worse while the attorneys jostle PG&E faces a paradoxical issues.  The recent announcement by Jon Wellinghoff former Chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and retired FBI Rick Smith but based on their statements I've been emailing ATF, FBI, State Investigators and PG&E Attorneys about what happened to my laptop that was breached several times.  

Your vendor placed thousands of sensitive PG&E documents on my laptop which was stolen in 2012 but recovered by the Walnut Creek Bomb Squad but lacking a decent explanation of where it was for 10 hours.  

On April 4th 2012 a pipe bomb found on the Iron Horse Trail is another dangerous incident.  This is the same mission critical location where Kinder Morgan Gate Valve is located which was shut down the 2004 Kinder Morgan 

There are several problems with the 2004 Kinder-Morgan Fire

  1. First Person Witness Deceased 
  2. Please see At Risk Los Lomas and Murwood Students deceased several unusual deaths 
  3. Students now adults interviewed separately consistently state they heard two explosions
  4. One of those students is the son of a friend - No one ever gave him a completed report on his sons drowning -  Williams, Mary Alicia Driscoll,
  5. The other witness is a Federal Agent / and partner whose first person pictures were stolen.  The person who stole the camera was arrested and sent to prison for a dubious murder case.    

The Hillgrade Event - Domestic Terrorism in Action

San Bruno sues CPUC for access to blast documents

South Bay News

Attack on South Bay power station called 'terrorism'


Arson or Fire: 57 People Displaced In Walnut Creek Fire it's another Chris Butler Client

NOTE:  Nearly eight years later I find someone who lived in the unit that caught on Fire and hired Chris Butler.  Same story like mine - attempted murder in Sonoma, Marin, Alameda, San Francisco but NOT Contra Costa County - I've got plenty more like this one.

57 People Displaced In Walnut Creek Fire

Friday, August 18, 2006
Contra Costa County's fourth major fire in eight weeks has left 57 Walnut Creek residents displaced and rescue workers feeling exhausted, Red Cross spokeswoman Mila Fairfax said today.

The most recent, four-alarm fire began sometime after 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Broadway Plaza apartment complex at 1170 Lincoln Ave. in downtown Walnut Creek, destroying seven units and heavily damaging 10 more, according to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District spokeswoman Emily Hopkins.
Contra Costa County Fire Inspector Bob Davis said firefighters evacuated 38 units, some of which were heavily burned or gutted by flames. The floor in one unit partially collapsed, preventing firefighters from completely controlling the fire until about 10 p.m.

According to Hopkins, a male firefighter and a female resident were taken to the hospital for minor injuries. Hopkins said the firefighter has been released but she had no information today on the woman's condition.
Early this morning, residents were allowed to return to their apartments to gather personal belongings, though according to Fairfax, almost nothing was salvageable from some units.

Animal control officers spent the morning looking for missing pets, Fairfax said. She said she was hopeful because "most of the animals in the fire were cats, and cats have skill in escaping fires. If there is a way for a cat to get out, they will."
Fairfax said residents whose apartments were not damaged would probably be allowed to return home this afternoon.

The Red Cross is making available mental health professionals for fire victims, and Fairfax said two dozen people were waiting to speak with counselors by 10 a.m.

Hopkins said those displaced by the fire should visit the Red Cross service center at Civic Park Community Center, 1375 Civic Drive at North Broadway. It is open until 6 p.m. today.

"This is the fourth major fire in eight weeks in Contra Costa County, so both the first responders and Red Cross volunteers are feeling strained," Fairfax said.
The first of the four apartment fires occurred in Bay Point on June 27. The second happened on July 18 in Concord and the third fire took place in Walnut Creek on Aug. 5.

The cause of Thursday's fire, which caused an estimated $2 million in damage, is under investigation.

For more information on how you can help victims of the fire, contact the Bay Area Red Cross at or call (415) 427-8000.

Superior Court: The Real Dangers of Litigation in Contra Costa County

The Real Danger of Litigation in Contra Costa County

Back in 2001 my attorney was Don Moats who suddenly stopped appearing at hearings and kinda went comatose during the case.  I remember reading that his offices were burned down in Walnut Creek but I called the FBI over that event as I lost over 100,000 on that case and the FBI agreed but I'm suspecting they've placed FBI Agents in several police departments. 

Lost Records Covering 20 years of Bennett Litigation - 2004 

In 2004 during one of my last trips from 161 Valle Vista Danville my records were scooped up in Alamo on Stone Valley Road with the help of Mormon Elders.  It was the weirdest thing when trailer flipped when the trailer ball was suddenly the wrong size ball (switched) and replaced under cover of darkness.  

My next door neighbor worked for Bowles and Verna and he was flying back and forth to JFK filing all kinds of briefs - I always how this attorney with ZERO Aeronautical experience was the same courtroom as TWA Attorneys who were experts at defending those types of cases.  

Disabled Students Bus 

California Bus Crash Sends Nine Disabled Adults To Hospital

Soon I'll have a lot to say about this Mormon whose wife was in my cabinet shop in 2004 then three months later i'm out of business, my truck is on fire so I'm coming really close to be being burned alive but you can't find a police report even though CHP arrived on the scene with San Ramon Fire THERE NO POLICE REPORTS.  

Cameo Acres Mayhem - 

This neighborhood is simply dangerous as this is just one very small neighborhood but the stats are ready to review. 

Cameo Acres

    • A truck Arson 
    • A raging Building Inspector who attempts to kill a resident
    • A resident who survived poison, car accidents and weird medical
    • A flipped Trailer 
    • A resident being accused of drug dealing when he wasn't 
    • A school bus accident 
    • Five fires with two side by side 
    • One Suicide 
    • A Fatal Drug Overdose
    • A father dying from embolism / Teacher from Brentwood CA
    • Another widow near BART Officer John Kelly
    • All of this connects to Chris Butler and Officer Stephen Tanabe 

The Hedge Fund and the Real Estate Fraud case 

At this writing it's been nearly ten years since my 2004 Arson Fire and Beating.  Then one day I discover that Richard S. Kopf is connected to a Hedge Fund and near his Mormon friends are a series of investor fraud cases.  

I have many of the cases posted on this blog lead to Alamo 1st Mormons - this is going to be one of the most god awful in the "Name Of God" stories you've ever read.  

I am highly negative on RIchard S. Kopf as his wife arrived at my cabinet shop in 2004 with Brian Schwalen who died hours after attending services at Alamo 1st.  I remember him panting and practically gasping for air then hours later he's dead.  He was fine coming in but by the end of the service he's heading for the exit.  

I have other cases like Brian who I met many years ago long before he was a card carrying Mormon.

Update: Cigarette Set Teen Ablaze at Concord BART Station

By PETE BENNETT - Contra Costa Watch EMAIL
Phone: 510-460-5641
Posted: 01/19/2014

Re-posted to Protect My Sons

Arson Murder, Murder By Arson

Update: Cigarette Set Teen Ablaze at Concord BART Station

Update: Thursday at 1:30 p.m.A teenage boy suffered significant burns when his clothing caught fire outside the Concord BART station late Wednesday night.

At about 11:35 p.m. Wednesday, police and fire crews responded to a report of a male on fire at the BART station, located at 1451 Oakland Ave., a Contra Costa County fire dispatcher said. When emergency crews arrived, they found the victim suffering from burns and airlifted him to a hospital.

BART police Lt. Mike Hayes said it appears that a short time earlier, the boy had been working on a car belonging to someone he met at a nearby store. While working on the vehicle, he spilled gasoline on himself.  The boy told police that the driver then dropped him off at the Concord BART station and lit a cigarette before departing, Hayes said.

Based on the initial investigation, Hayes said, it appears that the flame ignited the gasoline vapors coming from boy's clothing.  The boy then jumped out of the vehicle and stripped off his burning clothes, Hayes said.  He suffered significant burns to his arms and chest, according to Hayes.  The driver of the vehicle had left the scene before police and firefighters arrived at the BART station, and police have not been able to identify that person.  BART police Sgt. Tom Smith said no suspects are in custody this morning and that detectives are checking surveillance video from Wednesday night.
During the BART Engineer Accident investigation I met Lt. Hayes where I told him to look to the buildings to the south that the Plaintiff Attorneys winning millions upon millions in jury awards could see the accident scenes.  Taking that further I plotted suicides, shootings, fires (arson) and accidents where this pattern emerged that perch points were evident e.g. my 2004 Arson fire, the deadly Walnut Creek Pipeline fire in 2004 then the Caldecott Tunnel Fires was also the same perch point where Adam Williams and his mother murder suicide up on Lookout Point on Mt. Diablo.  

Original story posted Thursday at 6:14 a.m.:
A man was airlifted to a hospital after he was burned outside of the Concord BART station late Wednesday night, a Contra Costa County fire dispatcher said.

Crews responded to a report of a man on fire at the Concord BART station located at 1451 Oakland Ave. at about 11:35 p.m., the dispatcher said.

When crews arrived, they found a man who had been burned and airlifted him to a hospital. Further details about the incident were not immediately available.

Fire Damages Condominiums, Car In Rossmoor

By PETE BENNETT - Contra Costa Watch EMAIL
Phone: 510-460-5641
Posted: 01/1/20012

Reposted to Protect My Sons

Arson Murder - Magalia / Paradise CA
Related: Arson / Arson

Walnut Creek CA:  Once you're an arson victim you simply keep your eyes wide open but once you've been burned by police officers now in Federal Prison you've got your eyes open even wider.  In my allegations I've got plenty of research to suggest that Police Officers are involved.  I'm betting that someone from Law Enforcement has an access pass or car pass or is bold enough to drive through the gate (Securitas) with happy hand waving guards.

Bay City News Service
A two-alarm fire in the Rossmoor retirement community damaged at least one car Sunday evening, a Contra Costa County fire dispatcher said.

Firefighters responded to reports of a single-alarm fire in the 2600 block of Saklan Indian Drive shortly before 7 p.m., the dispatcher said.

The fire was upgraded to two alarms about 10 minutes later and contained before 7:20 p.m., according to the dispatcher.

The blaze started in a wooden carport attached to a residence damaging at least one car, according to the dispatcher.

At least three residences were damaged but further details were not available.

Residents at the three units declined aid from the American Red Cross, according to the dispatcher.

No injuries were reported, the dispatcher said.

AMTRAK Railroad says woman killed by train at Davis station not on cellphone

By PETE BENNETT - Contra Costa Watch EMAIL
Phone: 510-460-5641
Posted: 01/13/2004 
Discovery Date:  01/13/2004 
Incident Date: 11/14/2013Reposted to Protect My Sons

Remote Viewing Station #1: Somewhere in a North Bay Starbucks my magnetism delivered another tragedy as the gal sitting across from me knew this young woman who walked in front of a train just like PayPal SVP Eric Salvateria did at the Menlo Park CalTrain station in 2012. 

More later on these dubious accidents.    

Railroad says woman killed by train at Davis station not on cellphone

Nov 18, 2013 
DAVIS, Calif. - The young woman hit and killed by an Amtrak Train in Davis Sunday night has been identified as 29-year-old Andrea Mrotz from Vallejo.
According to Davis police, at least one witness said Mrotz was on her phone prior to the train collision. At least one witness also tried to yell and warn Mrotz.
Officers talked to several witnesses including the train conductor. According to police, Mrotz, was in the danger zone.
Police say Mrotz was crossing the tracks when she was struck by the train.
Loved ones say Mrotz was an intelligent and responsible young lady who was familiar with the Davis Amtrak station and used the train regularly.
Alberta Jones says her niece was not someone who took things lightly.
"She was standing next to her belongings when she got hit," said Jones. "We don't know how she ended up on the tracks. That we don't understand."
Amtrak and Union Pacific Railroad were reviewing surveillance video from the incident.
"Until you see the video, we don't know how she ended on the tracks. That we don't know. She wasn't crossing back and forth. We still don't know if she was on her phone," said Jones.
Jones said Mrotz had an incoming call before the accident, but it was not certain that her niece was on the phone when she was killed.
Sunday night, A Union Pacific worker said there were additional passengers on the train because of the Raiders game. Mrotz's family believes the train was longer than usual. And, they believe there were a number of additional factors that may have contributed to Mrotz's death.
Amtrak and Union Pacific Railroad were not commenting on the investigation.
Mrotz graduated from UC Davis in microbiology several years ago.
According to her LinkedIn profile, she was a leader and organizer of LabelGMOs: California's Grassroots for the Vallejo and Benicia area. She stated that she organized group volunteer meetings and marches and advocated for sustainable farming practices.
On her Facebook page, Mrotz has many posts about her activism in public health and protecting the environment.
She was also an avid and accomplished sailor and often taught people how to sail with the Benicia Yacht Club, according to relatives. 
By Suzanne Phan,
Twitter: @suzannephan
Facebook: SuzannePhanNews10

California Bus Crash Sends Nine Disabled Adults To Hospital

By PETE BENNETT - Contra Costa Watch E

This victim was Danville resident Chad Cordon, his family is Mormon who attended Alamo 1st, Alamo CA,  Across the street just a month earlier was the deadly Kinder Morgan explosion where 10 years later super investor Warren Buffett arrives with 250 million dollar investment.

California Bus Crash Sends Nine Disabled Adults To Hospital

Some of the clients can't speak and firefighters had difficulty communicating with them.


California (AP) -- Inattentive driving may be to blame for a Friday morning bus crash that sent nine developmentally disabled adults to area hospitals, Walnut Creek police said.
About 9 a.m. a small bus operated by San Francisco-based Trans-Metro Express carrying nine passengers with various disabilities crashed head-on into a concrete pile on Lilac Drive under Interstate 680, behind Kaiser Hospital.
All nine passengers and the driver were taken to three different hospitals. The driver and one passenger had serious injuries but were stabilized at John Muir Medical Center, Lt. Loren Cattolico said.
The driver may have been talking to passengers when he veered left onto an island and crashed into the large concrete pillar, Cattolico said.
Cattolico did not release names of the driver or passengers, saying the reports would not be completed until Monday or Tuesday.
Buses from several companies contracted by the Regional Center of the East Bay pick up about 2,500 developmentally disabled adults every day and take them to hundreds of centers and programs in Contra Costa and Alameda counties, said Jim Burton, executive director of the center. The Regional Center coordinates the programs and transportation for each of the participants in the East Bay.
The bus that crashed Friday morning was on its way to Christmas parties at two vocational centers in Lafayette.
"They're not capable of traveling independently so they're picked up by this bus company," said Jacquie Allen, program director at Futures Explored, one of the centers.
Allen hurried to Kaiser to help identify the passengers and contact family members when she heard about the crash.
"They just looked like they were scared," she said.
Allen brought two of the passengers back to Futures in time for part of the Christmas festivities.
Some of the clients at Futures can't speak and firefighters had difficulty communicating with them.
Six of the moderately injured people were taken into Kaiser for evaluation, in case they were not able to alert rescue workers to an injury, a fire official said.
Neither Allen nor Burton could recall a traffic accident in the program in recent history.
"This will be thoroughly investigated," Burton said.
The Regional Center began working with Trans-Metro Express for busing about a year ago, Burton said. The California Highway Patrol had no record of citations or accidents for the company.
A company spokeswoman referred all questions to the Regional Center.

Caltrans inspectors said the crash did not damage the support pillar, Walnut Creek police reported.

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