Two residents were displaced by a fire at an apartment complex in San Jose Wednesday morning, a fire captain said.
The American Red Cross opened a shelter for the 32 residents displaced by a two-alarm apartment fire in Milpitas on Tuesday.
A suspicious one-alarm house fire displaced five residents in East Palo Alto Monday morning, according to fire officials.
As odd as it seems, President Barack Obama and Governor Chris Christie of New Jersey are in the midst of a marvelous “bromance”.
After superstorm Sandy made landfall Monday evening and continued to wreak havoc along the Eastern Seaboard from Virginia to Massachusetts, the Bay Area is responding to the natural disaster.
Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.
Staff and volunteers from the Bay Area, Silicon Valley, and Santa Cruz chapters of the Red Cross have been sent out to the East Coast but many more are waiting for flights to be allowed into the area.
A second-alarm fire in an Alameda apartment building displaced 15 residents early Wednesday morning, according to a fire captain.
Dozens of Bay Area volunteers have been in the southern U.S. for more than a week assisting those affected by Hurricane Isaac, a Red Cross spokeswoman said Friday.
Fourteen households displaced by Tuesday’s water main break in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood were being allowed to go home Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the city’s Public Utilities Commission said.