Community Warning System

Smoke rises from the scene of a fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, August 6, 2012. (James P.)

Contra Costa Officials Admit Flaws With Community Warning System

Contra Costa officials conceded on Tuesday that the phone ring-down system for their community warning system may never work perfectly in large emergency events.

08/21/2012

Smoke rises from the scene of a fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond, August 6, 2012. (James P.)

More Contra Costa Residents Signing Up For Voice Alerts After Refinery Fire

This week’s fire at the Chevron refinery in Richmond has led to an unprecedented number of residents in Contra Costa County signing up to be notified of emergencies with voice alerts.

08/08/2012

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