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FEMA Workers Already In Hawaii To Assist As Tropical Storm Iselle Reaches Land

Tropical Storm Iselle made landfall Friday in the Hawaiian Islands with Hurricane Julio still approaching. FEMA personnel is already in place to assist with whatever relief efforts may be necessary.

08/08/2014

Day Fire in Modoc County

Gov. Brown Declares Emergency As Wildfires Spread In California, Oregon

A fast-growing wildfire along the Oregon-California border spurred evacuation notices even as California’s governor declared a state of emergency to help fight blazes raging in the state.

08/03/2014

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BART Police Begin Cracking Down On Homeless Sleeping, Lying Down Inside Stations

BART police have begun enforcing a ban on sleeping, lying down or sitting with legs extended at Powell Street Station Monday with plans to expand the ordinance to all BART stations, prompting many homeless people to move elsewhere.

07/22/2014

Medical marijuana at a dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Animal Update: More Bay Area Dogs Headed To Clinics With Marijuana Poisoning

Dr. Jennifer Scarlett says the trend of dogs being rushed to clinics with marijuana poisoning is a reality for the Bay Area and has some advice if your pet encounters what could be a very scary ordeal.

07/14/2014

Customers enter Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park, November 5, 2013. (CBS)

Sonoma Fire Agencies Use Graton Casino’s Gambling Profits To Build New Station

Struggling Sonoma County fire agencies will begin to reap the profits from Rohnert Parks’s Graton Resort and Casino in a new deal that will provide greater emergency services.

07/10/2014

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Computer Failure Cripples 911 Dispatch System For Brentwood, Antioch Area

A computer failure has crippled the emergency dispatch center for the Brentwood and Antioch area.

07/06/2014

A small plane made an emergency landing near Lawrence Livermore Lab Tuesday evening. (Credit: Richard Westwood)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Road Near Lawrence Livermore Lab

A plane made an emergency landing Tuesday evening near Lawrence Livermore Lab.

04/15/2014

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Two 10-Year-Olds Honored For Saving Mothers In Medical Emergencies

Two San Francisco 10-year-olds were honored Wednesday for their bravery while making 911 calls in two situations where their mothers had medical emergencies.

04/09/2014

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Parents Defend Sailing With Children After Toddler Rescued By Bay Area Team

A San Diego family with a sick infant stranded on a boat hundreds of miles off the coast of Mexico safely boarded a U.S. Navy ship Sunday morning as part of a rescue that included a Bay Area-based Air National Guard team.

04/06/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a hazardous chemical spill at the Radisson Hotel on San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf on September 30, 2013. (CBS)

San Francisco Firefighters Teach Class On Twitter, Emergency Tweets

In a major incident, Tweets including pictures or short videos for, “Send #jawsoflife to 3rd & Market” will fly through the Twitterverse along with news of Justin Bieber’s latest arrest, or a Khardashian’s latest booty TwitPic.

03/11/2014

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