Conference Looks At Keeping Communications Running After QuakeTaking a lesson learned from the Wine Country wildfires, Bay Area city leaders are looking for better ways to communicate when a major earthquake strikes.
Say Hello: Killer Whale Learns To Mimic Human SpeechA 14-year-old orca name Wikie has learned to imitate human speech through the use of her blowhole.
Chaos, Lack Of Communication Frustrates Families Of Wildfire MissingConfusion has marked the disastrous wildfires spanning several counties and cities, adding to the frustration of hundreds of people searching for loved ones.
Government May Require Cars To Be Able To Communicate With Each OtherAll new cars and light trucks would be able to talk wirelessly with each other, with traffic lights and with other roadway infrastructure under a rule the Transportation Department proposed Tuesday.
Massive Solar Flare Reported, X-Ray Radiation Blacks Out Some Radio Communiction While Solar Storm Also Hits EarthA sunspot erupted this afternoon creating a powerful solar flare bathing earth in electromagnetic radiation, and causing temporary disruptions in some radio communication, according to SpaceWeather.com, while a solar storm continues to rage.
How Time Spent At IKEA Can Explain Couple’s Communication ProblemsDr. Ramani Durvasula, a clinical psychologist from Southern California, said IKEA can be used to explain the dynamics of a couple's relationship.
Get Ready To Start Dialing '415' Before All Local NumbersIf you're moving to San Francisco, good luck finding affordable housing, and now a 415 area code.
High-Tech Harnesses For Dogs Meant To Improve Bond With HumansScientists at North Carolina State University developed a new communication device for dogs in the form of a hig-tech harness. Don’t worry; our anchor Jeff Bell wasn’t familiar with them either.
Tagalog Certified As Third Language To Be Used In SF City Services CommunicationsSan Francisco has certified Tagalog as a third language that must be used in communicating essential city services, city officials announced Wednesday.
Peninsula Congresswoman Celebrates Funding For New Emergency NetworkPalo Alto Congresswoman Anna Eshoo was in San Jose to celebrate the funding of a new national wireless broadband communications network that makes it easier for police and firefighters to talk during emergencies.
Oakland Officers Again Plagued By Radio GlitchProblems that have plagued the Oakland Police Department’s radio communications system off and on this year struck again Thursday, preventing officers in the field from talking to one another or dispatchers for about two hours.
Bay Area Developers Create iPhone App For Crisis CommunicationThere is now an app available to help with communications during times of crisis.