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California Emergency Management Agency

A DC-10 fire tanker, capable of carrying up to 12,000 gallons of fire retardant, makes a drop along the lines of the Crown Fire northeast of Los Angeles on Friday, July 30, 2010. (CBS)

California Firefighting Aircraft Ready To Battle Wildfires Weeks Ahead Of Normal

The early arrival of dangerous fire conditions has prompted state emergency responders to spring into action earlier than usual.

05/03/2013

An unmanned drone comes in for a landing (CBS)

Vocal Opposition Delays Funding Of Alameda County Sheriff’s Drone

The ACLU claims that that county officials have been perusing the use of drones in secrecy, and are planning to use them for surveillance and intelligence gathering, not simply search and rescue.

12/04/2012

California Earthquake

California Earthquake Officials Change Preparedness Delivery Tactic

Earthquake preparedness officials in California are trying to shake things up and they’re making a radical change in their message and how its delivered.

09/01/2011

Capitola, flood, storm, river, mud

Capitola Still Waits On Disaster Relief From Storms

Capitola has not yet received disaster relief following those large storms in March that led to flash floods. Damage following the March floods is estimated at $17 million, AND Capitola’s emergency reserves are gone following flood repairs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

(Photo: AP Images)

California To Seek Federal Aid For Tsunami Damage

California emergency officials said they hope to complete a tsunami damage estimate as early as next week to submit to the federal government in an aid request for wave-battered harbors.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/18/2011

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State Officials In Menlo Park To Tout Quake Preparedness

Geologists and first responders gathered in Menlo Park Monday to remind people that preparedness means more than just storing water and a flashlight in the garage.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/18/2010

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