State of emergency

Guerneville Flooding

4 Bay Area Counties Declare State Of Emergency After Storms Bring Mudslides, Flooding

Tehama, Sonoma, Marin and Lake counties have proclaimed “local emergencies” following the storms last week.

12/18/2014

Flooding in Downtown Healdsburg, December 11th, 2014 (KCBS)

Sonoma, Marin Counties Declares State Of Emergency After Storms, Flooding

Rising 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.

12/16/2014

Damage to side of the former Crowley Department Store building caused by the Napa Valley Earthquake.

Vallejo City Manager Declares State-Of-Emergency Following Napa Earthquake

Multiple structures throughout downtown Vallejo and Mare Island were damaged as a result of a 6.0-magnitude earthquake that that rattled near American Canyon early Sunday morning.

08/24/2014

Supervisor David Campos (Guillaume Paumier, CC-BY)

Some San Francisco Supervisors See ‘Epidemic’ Of Ellis Act Evictions

Members of San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are considering the City declare a State of Emergency over what they claim is an epidemic number of rising Ellis Act evictions.

10/24/2013

PG&E truck in San Carlos.

Safety Concerns Over Gas Line Prompts Emergency Declaration In San Carlos

San Carlos city officials Saturday activated an emergency operations center in a limited capacity following a meeting of city officials and PG&E representatives regarding the safety of a disputed gas pipeline.

10/05/2013

Charred brush sits next to the Hetch Hetchy entrance to Yosemite National Park after the Rim Fire burned through on August 23, 2013 in Yosemite National Park. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Yosemite Wildfire Prompts Utility Emergency For San Francisco

As a massive wildfire burning into Yosemite National Park grew to nearly 200 square miles, Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency for the city of San Francisco 150 miles away because of the threat to the city’s utilities.

08/23/2013

Ponderosa Fire damage (CBS)

Governor Declares Emergency Over Ponderosa, Chips Fires

Gov. Jerry Brown has declared a state of emergency in three Northern California counties where wildfires have forced evacuations, closed roads and destroyed dozens of homes and other structures.

08/22/2012

San Jose City Hall

Attorney General Questions Legality Of San Jose’s Pension Plan

The California Attorney General thinks a plan by Mayor Chuck Reed to lower pensions costs in San Jose by declaring a fiscal state of emergency may be on shaky legal footing.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/22/2011

Homes in Hercules sit perched above a growing landslide depression (CBS)

Hercules Declares Emergency Over Creeping Landslide

A crumbling hillside that is threatening eight homes in Hercules has prompted city officials to declare a local emergency.

CBS San Francisco–03/30/2011

A family's yard slides down a San Pablo hill. (CBS)

San Pablo Declares Emergency For Landslide Homes

Officials in San Pablo have declared a local emergency to help the owners of several homes that are sliding down a storm-soaked hillside.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/28/2011

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