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Emergency Responders Learn Lessons From Napa Earthquake

Emergency response agencies across the Bay Area are looking at disaster systems and protocols in the aftermath of Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake in the North Bay and the lessons they can learn from it.

08/25/2014

Debris sits on the ground in front of a damaged building following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Red Cross Sets Up Emergency Shelters In Napa, Vallejo For Quake-Displaced Residents

Napa city officials said there is “relative calm” in the community following a magnitude 6 earthquake that struck near American Canyon early Sunday morning.

08/24/2014

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VIDEO: Strong Earthquake Rocks Napa, San Francisco Bay Area

Video is pouring in from the strong 6.0 quake that rocked the Bay Area early Sunday morning, injuring nearly 100 people, destroying multiple historic buildings, and plunging thousands into darkness.

08/24/2014

6.0 Earthquake Rattles Northern California

Gov. Jerry Brown Declares State Of Emergency Due To South Napa Quake

Governor Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency Sunday morning due to the damage resulting from the 6.1-magnitude earthquake centered in southern Napa County.

08/24/2014

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BY THE NUMBERS: 6.0 Earthquake Injures 170, Tens of Thousands Without Power, Buildings Crumble

Updated information on injuries, buildings damaged, gas leaks, power lines down, water mains broken, and road and rail conditions.

08/24/2014

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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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