SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The onslaught of El Niño rains has Bay Area residents scrambling to get sandbags to avert possible flooding.
Several free sandbag locations have been set up to meet the increased demand. In most locations, residents are required to bring a power bill or a current drivers license to show proof of address.
- San Francisco
Public Works’ Operations Yard at Marin and Kansas Streets gate
- Contra Costa County
AntiochCity Public Works Department, 1201 W. Fourth Street
Ambrose Recreation Center, 3105 Willow Pass Road
500 Eagle Court
Corporation Yard, 1455 Gasoline Alley, off Bisso Lane
Across from County fueling station, 2475 Waterbird Way
215 Second Street
City Hall, 100 Gregory Lane
Corporation Yard, 310 Civic Drive
Fire Station 64 on Carlson
West County Detention Center, 5555 Giant Highway
Howe Homestead Park, 2950 Walnut Blvd.
- Alameda County
The former Alameda Naval Air Station, Lexington Street just off West Tower AvenueAlbany
Albany Fire Department, 1000 San Pablo Avenue
City Corporation Yard, 1326 Bancroft WayCheck local fire stations for availability (supplies run out fast)
4825 Gleason Drive
Corporation Yard, 5600 Scarlett Court
Public Safety Complex, 6363 Clark Avenue
City Maintenance Center, 42551 Osgood Road
Fire Station No. 10, 5001 Deep Creek Road
Fire Station No. 5, 55 Hackamore Lane
251 Turner Court
City Corporation Yard, 24505 Soto Road
Maintenance Service Center Parking Lot, 3500 Robertson Park Road
Water Resources Division Visitor’s Parking Lot, 101 W. Jack London Blvd.
Fire Station 6, 4550 East Ave.
Fire Station 8; 5750 Scenic Ave.
Newark Maintenance Yard 37440 Filbert St.
7101 Edgewater Drive
5921 Shepherd Canyon Road
Operations Service Center, 3333 Busch Road
The Public Works Service Center, 14200 Chapman Road
City Corporation Yard, 34650 7th St.
- Marin County
The Marin County Office of Emergency Services has prepared a list. Follow this link: Sandbag Locations in Marin County
- San Mateo County
Town Corporation Yard, Dinkelspiel Station LaneBelmont
City Corporation Yard, 110 Sem Lane
Barrett Community Center, 1800 block of Ralston
Brisbane City Corporation yard, 1020 Tunnel Road
California and Juanita Street, one block north of Broadway
Segale Landscaping, Hillside Boulevard
798 Niantic Ave.
East Palo Alto
City Maintenance Yard, 150 Tara Road
Fire Station 28, 1040 Hillsdale Blvd.
Half Moon Bay
501 Main Street (parking lot next to City Hall)
Fire Station 31
Fire Station 33
59 Entrada Way
Pope Street and Laurel Drive
Burgess Drive and Alma Street
Linda Mar Fire Station
City Corporation Yard, 675 Oceana Blvd.
350 Butano Cutoff Road
Princeton Corporation yard, 203 Cornell Avenue
City Corporation Yard, corner of Broadway and Chestnut streets
Grant Corporation Yard, 725 Chestnut St.
City Corporation Yard, San Felipe and Huntington Avenues
City Corporation Yard, 1000 Branston Road
City Corporation Yard, 1949 Pacific Blvd.
South San Francisco
City Corporation Yard, 550 N. Canal St.
2055 Woodside (parking lot of City Hall)
- Santa Clara County
Corner of Gold and Catherine StreetsMorgan Hill
El Toro Fire Station, 18300 Old Monterey Road
Palo Alto1925 Embarcadero Road
Mabury Service Yard, 1404 Mabury Road
Central Service Yard, 1661 Senter Road
Santa Clara Valley Water District Winfield Warehouse, Winfield Boulevard between Blossom Hill Road and Coleman Avenue
- Sonoma County
Contact your local fire station.
Check the County of Sonoma website for updates.
- Napa County
Angwine Fire, 275 College AveCalistoga
St. Helena CA Dept. of Forestry Station, 3535 N. St. Helena
NapaNapa County Fire Station #22, 6230 Gordon Valley
Napa Rive Reclamation District Facility, 1501 Milton Road
770 Jackson Street
Corporation Yard (707) 944-2655, call before pickup