Several residents said they never received a call about a shelter-in-place following Monday’s fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond.
Oakland police said they received so many calls for service Friday evening that they were unable to respond to all the calls.
Quick on the heels of Google’s launch of its latest social-networking venture, Facebook is rolling out video calls. It’s powered by Internet phone company Skype.
Wait times are dropping and more Californians placing 911 cellular telephone calls are getting through to operators.