Emergency preparedness

A damaged building is seen in Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California's governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Five Ways To Be Disaster Ready In The Bay Area

It is never too soon to prepare for a disaster. Fortunately, San Francisco Bay Area emergency preparedness resources offer numerous opportunities to plan ahead for disasters or emergencies of any kind.

01/16/2015

KCBS In Depth: Bay Area Disaster Preparedness

An interview with Thor Paulsen with the Hayward Fire Department about the Bay Area and if residents are prepared for a natural disaster.

11/06/2011

Ruins after the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire. Three surviving structures in the Financial District are: at far left, the Kohl Building, in the center the Mills Building, both on Montgomery St., and at right the Merchants' Exchange Building on California Street. (sfmuseum.org)

San Francisco Marks 105th Anniversary of 1906 Earthquake

There are only three known survivors left from the devastating quake and ensuing fire that killed thousands. And only one of them – Bill DelMonte, who was just a few months old at the time – was able to make this year’s ceremony.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/18/2011

Seismograph

Statewide Drill Thursday Will Test Quake Preparedness

The Great California ShakeOut will be held this coming Thursday. The statewide drill will include participation from KCBS as the Emergency Alert System Station for the Bay Area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/16/2010

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