Emergency

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

Sandbags

List Of Bay Area Sandbag Locations By County

Here are sandbag locations around the Bay Area.

02/05/2015

12-year-old Jessica Carscadden started the We Care Bears Project, which collects stuffed animals for first responders to kids in emergency situations.
(photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

‘We Care Bears Project’ Comforts Kids With Stuffed Animals In Scary Situations

A 12-year-old girl made a special delivery of stuffed animals to San Francisco’s fire department on Tuesday as part of her “We Care Bears Project”, a non-profit that comforts kids in emergency situations.

12/30/2014

Chevron Refinery Flare

Chevron Agrees To Let County Officials Oversee Probe Into Flaring Incident At Richmond Refinery

Chevron will meet with Contra Costa Health Services and Bay Area Air Quality Management District officials on a weekly basis to provide status updates on the investigation.

12/30/2014

Flooding from the December 2014 storms in downtown Healdsburg (Curtiss Kim/CBS)

Governor Declares State Of Emergency In 2 Bay Area Counties Damaged By Powerful Storms

Two Bay Area counties may get help from the state to repair and reconstruct highways after Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency in those counties Monday.

12/23/2014

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