Emergency

Flames seen illuminating the steam cloud during a flare-up on December 18th, 2014 (CBS)

Richmond Official Blasts Chevron For Calling Huge Flare At Plant ‘Routine’

Supervisor John Goia said the series of flares were an emergency reaction to something that went wrong at the plant.

5 hours ago

89th Street and Edgeworth Avenue in Daly City (Miguel Escobar)

EMERGENCY ALERT, FLASH FLOOD WARNING: Dangerous Flooding Imminent Or Already Occurring In Alameda, Contra Costa, Napa, Sonoma, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a warning of flash flooding about to occur or already happening for several Bay Area counties.

12/11/2014

Novato Rescue

Novato Firefighters Rescue 83-Year-Old Man Who Fell Down Creek Bank

The Novato Fire District rescued an elderly man who fell off a creek bank on his Novato property and became wedged between boulders Thursday afternoon.

12/05/2014

CBS 5's Mobile Weather Lab

Storm Watch: Critical Links And Data For Floods, Power Outages, Rainfall, Snow, Live Radar, Traffic Conditions

Everything you need to track power outages, airport delays, sand bag locations, rainfall totals, flood watches and warnings, snow conditions, photos, live radar, traffic, and more.

12/02/2014

Siren

San Francisco Emergency Sirens Taken Offline After Overnight False Alarms

Emergency sirens were switched back online Sunday while authorities work to determine the cause of activations that were accidentally sounded late Saturday and early Sunday morning, according to the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management.

11/09/2014

San Francisco's BART Embarcadero station was closed due to a medical emergency Wednesday. (Courtesy: Nicole Jones)

San Francisco Embarcadero BART Station Reopens After Person Reportedly Hit By Train

All service in and out of San Francisco’s Embarcadero BART station was shut down after a person was reportedly hit by a Richmond-bound train Wednesday afternoon.

10/22/2014

(CBS SF)

Fleet Week Kicks Off With Landing Of Osprey Aircraft For Earthquake Preparedness

The U.S. Marines kicked off Fleet Week on Monday with a landing of an Osprey aircraft.

10/06/2014

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) (R) talks with Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) while touring the Stion production facility on October 25, 2010 in San Jose. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Senators Boxer, Feinstein Urge Ebola Preparedness At State Hospitals

California’s two senators are asking trade groups representing the state’s hospitals to make sure their members have protocols in place should a patient with Ebola walk through their doors.

10/03/2014

(Madera County Sheriff)

Hundreds Flee Wildfires Near Sierra Nevada Foothills, Over 400 Homes Threatened

Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures, many of them homes.

09/15/2014

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Phil Matier: San Francisco Uses Private Ambulances Amid Major Shortages

Inundated with calls and facing over one hour response times, San Francisco officials had to turn to private ambulances to help cover the city during the Saturday night of the recent Labor Day weekend.

09/08/2014

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