Emergency

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

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.

12/19/2014

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

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