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Two people were hurt in an apartment fire in Redwood City.  (CBS)

Plea For Help For Families Devastated By Fire In Redwood City

Redwood City officials were asking for the public’s help for families who lost everything in an apartment building fire in the unincorporated North Fair Oaks neighborhood last week.

05/18/2013

Waves crash over Winthrop Shore Drive as Hurricane Sandy comes up the coast on October 29, 2012 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Bay Area Red Cross Sends Help To Storm-Damaged East Coast

Staff and volunteers from the Bay Area, Silicon Valley, and Santa Cruz chapters of the Red Cross have been sent out to the East Coast but many more are waiting for flights to be allowed into the area.

10/29/2012

Hurricane Isaac Hits New Orleans, Gulf Coast

More Bay Area Volunteers Head To Gulf Coast In Wake Of Isaac

Dozens of Bay Area volunteers have been in the southern U.S. for more than a week assisting those affected by Hurricane Isaac, a Red Cross spokeswoman said Friday.

08/31/2012

Hurricane Isaac approaching Louisiana on Aug. 28, 2012 (NOAA satellite image)

Hurricane Isaac Makes Landfall In Louisiana; Bay Area Sends Relief Aid

Hurricane Isaac made landfall Tuesday evening in southeast Louisiana. Sixty-one Bay Area volunteers with the American Red Cross were dispatched to the Gulf Coast on Tuesday to assist those affected.

08/28/2012

A donor gives blood. (CBS)

Red Cross Calls On Bay Area Residents To Donate Blood

The American Red Cross is especially looking for four blood types: O+, O-, A- and B-, all of which are at critically low levels.

06/12/2012

San Bruno disaster area

$2.5M PG&E Donation Will Fund NorCal Red Cross Disaster Prep Program

The American Red Cross Friday announced a $2.5 million donation from PG&E to fund a disaster preparedness program in towns throughout Northern and Central California.

03/03/2012

Firefighter Graphic

Redwood City Trailer Park Fire Displaces 15 People

A Monday morning fire at a Redwood City trailer park displaced 15 people and sent a 12-year-old girl to the hospital to be examined for smoke inhalation.

01/16/2012

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