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Crews work on Washington State Route 530 to clear debris from a mudslide on March 25, 2014 in Oso, Washington. A massive mudslide on March 22 has killed at least fourteen and left scores missing. (Photo by Ted S. Warren-Pool/Getty Images)

Bay Area Volunteers Head To Washington Deadly Mudslide Relief Effort

merican Red Cross chapters in Silicon Valley, Santa Cruz and the Bay Area have assigned 19 trained volunteers to work in the relief effort for victims of the deadly landslide in Oso, Wash., a spokesman said.

03/27/2014

About fifty residents had to evacuate due to an apartment fire in San Leandro. (CBS)

1 Hurt, Dozens Displaced In San Leandro Apartment Fire

Firefighters were at the scene of an apartment fire that displaced about 50 residents and injured one person in San Leandro Thursday morning, fire officials said.

12/05/2013

Typhoon victims queue up for relief goods in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, eastern island of Leyte on November 9, 2013. (Noel Celis/AFP/Getty Images)

Experts: To Help Typhoon Victims, Send Money, Not Stuff

Faced with heartbreaking images of the typhoon-ravaged Philippines — the sea of corpses, communities reduced to rubble, mothers clutching their hungry children — the world is watching an epic tragedy unfold and looking for ways to help. The big question is how.

11/14/2013

Death Toll Rises in Philippines Following Impact Of Super Typhoon

iTunes To Allow Donations For Typhoon Relief

Apple is giving iTunes users a chance to donate to relief efforts for the typhoon tragedy in the Philippines…

11/12/2013

Cassidy Crittenden (L), 13, and Molly Gallagher, 15, walk through flood waters in the middle of Topaz Street September 13, 2013 in Boulder, Colorado. ( Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

More Bay Area Red Cross Volunteers Heading To Colorado To Help Flood Victims

Another 20 Bay Area volunteers are traveling to Colorado to assist the thousands of residents there affected by recent floods.

09/21/2013

Cassidy Crittenden (L), 13, and Molly Gallagher, 15, walk through flood waters in the middle of Topaz Street September 13, 2013 in Boulder, Colorado. ( Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Bay Area Red Cross Sends Team Of Volunteers To Help Colorado Flood Victims

Bay Area volunteers were heading to help with disaster relief in flood-stricken Colorado.

09/17/2013

The San Francisco Police Dept. Bomb Squad at work. (CBS file photo)

Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation Of SF Red Cross Building

A building on San Francisco’s Market Street that houses American Red Cross offices was evacuated Monday morning because of a bomb threat.

07/29/2013

Smoke from a fire pours out of an apartment building on the 1400 block of Phelps Ave. in San Jose, May 15, 2013. (San Jose Fire Department)

San Jose Apartment Fire Displaces 2 Residents

Two residents were displaced by a fire at an apartment complex in San Jose Wednesday morning, a fire captain said.

05/15/2013

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32 Residents Displaced By Milpitas Apartment Fire

The American Red Cross opened a shelter for the 32 residents displaced by a two-alarm apartment fire in Milpitas on Tuesday.

04/24/2013

A suspicious fire damaged an East Palo Alto home Monday.  (Credit: Bay City News)

Suspicious Fire Displaces 5 In East Palo Alto

A suspicious one-alarm house fire displaced five residents in East Palo Alto Monday morning, according to fire officials.

04/09/2013

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