Emergency Plans Stall Out For Trains Transporting Bakken Crude Oil In The Bay Area, Part 3 Of 3As more and more Bakken crude oil is expected to be transported by railroad through the Bay Area, officials want to implement emergency plans in case of a derailment. But those plans are stalling out.
Sonoma, Marin Counties Declares State Of Emergency After Storms, FloodingRising storm costs are forcing some Northern California counties, including two in the Bay Area, to turn to the state for help as they declare local states of emergency.
Napa County Schools Closed As Earthquake Damage Assessment Is Underway; Kids Not Left Behind There have been three emergency declarations as a result of the Sunday morning’s earthquake that shook wine country. The state's Office of Emergency Services is working with FEMA to assess damage and school's are closed, but kids haven't been left behind.
State Working With FEMA To Determine Whether Napa Quake Qualifies As National DisasterWhile there have been three emergency declarations as a result of the earthquake from the city and county of Napa and Gov. Brown, work is underway now to determine whether it rises to the level of a "national" disaster.
Congress To Vote On Funding Earthquake Early Warning System For West CoastCongress is expected to approve $5 million to expand an early earthquake warning system to the entire West Coast.
California Earthquake Warning System May Hinge On Private FundingDepending on how close to the epicenter of an earthquake you are, you could get more than a minute warning if California can find the funding for a new early warnings system.
KCBS In Depth: California’s Drought Emergency Our weekly In Depth segment covers the drought declaration in the State of California and how the state deals with distribution of water in emergency situations.
Heat Wave Causes South Bay Officials To Activate Emergency SystemIt's the first time the reverse 911 system has been activated due to the hot weather.