Three people were injured Wednesday when a United Airlines flight bound for San Francisco had to be evacuated on the taxiway at Washington Dulles International Airport because of engine problems, a Dulles airport spokeswoman said.
Oakland has been improperly increasing parcel taxes for two emergency service programs for the past 10 years even though they have large unspent balances, City Auditor Courtney Ruby said.
Authorities are still working to determine how a San Francisco man died after he apparently suffered some sort of medical emergency and fell on an escalator at the Powell Street transit station last week.
The head of San Francisco’s Division of Emergency Services is asking for a full report on an incident last New Year’s Eve during which the department’s computer crashed as a North Beach apartment building burned, leaving 48 people homeless.
A malfunction caused an emergency warning siren to sound for about half an hour in Richmond Tuesday morning, Contra Costa Health Services officials said.
It’s been nearly three weeks since a destructive tsunami crashed into the Santa Cruz Harbor, causing millions of dollars in damage, and some boat owners are not happy with the way harbor officials handled the big wave.
More than 25 million Californians get their water from the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta and the aging system is getting a lot of attention right now from an independent state agency.
There is a 99 percent chance we’ll be hit by a major earthquake within the next 30 years. When disaster strikes, there is now a way to feed your family for an entire month on less than $100.
Santa Clara County is hoping local residents will sign up for its new text message mobile emergency alert system. The emergency messages wouldn’t just come over text though; they could also be delivered as an […]