Emergency

Drone in Flight

California Bill Would Let Firefighters Destroy Drones Interfering With Public Safety

Anyone caught flying a drone over a fire or emergency scene could have it destroyed under a proposed bill.

07/21/2015

Emergency services dispatcher (Getty Images)

Malfunction Cuts Lake Berryessa Residents Off From 911 Service

The Napa County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of Lake Berryessa of a malfunction in the 911 system.

07/12/2015

Fairmead Residence

Residents Of Central Valley Farm Community Lose Water As Surrounding Orchards Bloom

Families in one Central Valley farming community are coping with a lack of running water as the drought deepens and their remaining wells run dry.

05/08/2015

(Ron Cervi/KCBS)

KCBS Traffic Pilot Hit By Laser Above San Ramon Makes Unplanned Landing

A KCBS traffic plane made an unexpected landing after a pilot was hit in the eye with a laser Thursday morning.

04/02/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Brown, Lawmakers To Announce Emergency Drought-Relief Package

Gov. Jerry Brown and Democratic legislative leaders are set to announce emergency drought-relief legislation as California enters its fourth consecutive dry year.

03/19/2015

(SF Public Utilities Commission)

$340 Million Water Project Designed To Keep Bay Area Taps Flowing After Big Quake

In serene Sunol Valley, a monumental feat of engineering is just wrapping up.

03/04/2015

A Calstar helicopter made an emergency landing in Vacaville on February 26, 2015. (CBS)

Bird Strike Forces CALSTAR Helicopter To Land In Vacaville Parking Lot

A helicopter pilot was forced to make an emergency landing in a parking lot in Vacaville after a bird strike Thursday evening.

02/26/2015

(Credit: Buena Vista Images)

Berkeley Considering 2-Year Ban On Drones

The Berkeley City Council will consider a proposal by the city’s Peace and Justice Commission Tuesday night to impose a two-year moratorium on drones.

02/24/2015

(CBS SF)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing At San Jose International Airport

One runway was closed at Mineta San Jose International Airport Tuesday morning after a small twin-engine airplane’s landing gear collapsed, according to airport officials.

02/24/2015

A pilot crash landed on a golf course in Hayward after losing power Sunday. (Bay City News)

Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Hayward Golf Course After Losing Power

A pilot whose plane lost power after taking off made an emergency landing at a golf course in Hayward Sunday afternoon, a fire spokesman said.

02/15/2015

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