kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead

911 Calls

A pedestrian walks by a mobile home that shifted off of its foundation at a mobile home park following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

911 Calls Reveal Moments After Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Struck Napa

Police have released tapes of 911 calls that came in right after last month’s 6.0 earthquake that struck the Napa Valley.

09/12/2014

Richmond Police Cruiser, patrol car

Richmond Police Dispatch Center Evacuated Due To Overheating Power Unit

The Richmond Police Department’s dispatch center was evacuated for several hours early Thursday morning after a secondary power system began overheating and emitting fumes, a police sergeant said.

01/23/2014

Smoke billows from an Asiana Airlines passenger jet after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport, July 6, 2013.

911 Calls Reveal Chaos, Delays In Getting To Injured SFO Plane Passengers

Emergency calls from people aboard a plane that crashed at San Francisco International Airport portray a scene of chaos, with passengers begging for help and saying ambulances weren’t coming fast enough.

07/11/2013

Ambulance Generic

Santa Clara County May Revoke Ambulance Contract Over Slowness

The company that provides ambulances services for 14 Santa Clara County cities and its unincorporated areas has been put on notice: the county considers it to be in violation of its contract, and is rethinking the arrangement.

04/29/2013

San Jose's 911 Dispatch Staff Grows

Four South Bay Cities Look At Consolidating 911 Dispatch

Emergency calls to 911 in Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto and Sunnyvale could soon be handled by a single dispatch center.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/13/2011

(AP)

Wait Times Drop For California 911 Cellular Calls

Wait times are dropping and more Californians placing 911 cellular telephone calls are getting through to operators.

CBS San Francisco–11/29/2010

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 53,947 other followers