CAREN Act: San Francisco Supervisors Approve Ban On Racist Calls To 911The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved legislation Tuesday banning false, racially-biased calls to 911.
Drones Deployed During Hayward Police Standoff Find Gunman Sleeping In His Own BedA dramatic standoff between police and an armed suspect who had fired shots from inside his Hayward home ended peacefully with the help of drones and a robot that was able to determine the gunman had fallen asleep in his bed, police said Monday.
Concord's New 911 Texting System Already Saves A LifeStarting Monday, the Concord Police Department will officially go online with a new method of reaching 911. Not only will you be able to call, you can now start texting them as well.
9/11 Memorials, Ceremonies Waning Across The East Bay On 18th AnniversaryAcross the county, there were ceremonies of differing sizes remembering the 9/11 attacks that happened 18 years ago. But things are beginning to change, and some are asking if we are starting to forget.
Report: Berkeley 911 Communications Center Is Understaffed, OverworkedIt is taking longer for Berkeley dispatchers to answer 911 calls because the communications center doesn't have enough of them, according to the Berkeley city auditor.
Oakland PD Emergency, Non-Emergency Phone Lines Up And Running After OutageOakland Police Department's emergency and non-emergency phone numbers are not currently working. Anyone in an emergency situation should dial 911.
CA First Responders Fight 'Frequent Flier' Abuse Of Emergency ServicesFirst responders in California are trying to tackle a crisis that impacts emergency crews across the country: "Frequent fliers" who tie up the system by calling 911 hundreds of times a year.
21-Year Police Veteran Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against SJPDA 21-year veteran of the San Jose Police Department has filed a lawsuit alleging racial discrimination from multiple officers in the days and years following the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Mountain View Safeway Calls 911 On Black Woman Giving Food To HomelessSafeway employees in Mountain View called 911 on an African-American woman donating food to the homeless because they thought she was shoplifting.
Memorials Around Bay Area Remember Victims Of 9/11First responders and others in the Bay Area on Monday were honoring their compatriots who died in the in the 9/11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center towers in New York, the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., and in a plane that went down in a Pennsylvania field.
San Jose 911 Call Center Working Again After Technical IssuesThe 911 call center in San Jose is back up and receiving calls after having problems Sunday, according to the San Jose Police Department.
Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Making Terrorist ThreatsSan Mateo County sheriff's detectives arrested a man Saturday in Half Moon Bay who allegedly threatened to kill one of their own.
Patient Suffering Mental Illness Puts South Bay Hospital On Lockdown With 911 Call About GunmanA South Bay hospital was placed on lockdown this morning after a 911 caller reported seeing a possible gunman, according to the Santa Clara County sheriff’s office.
Atherton's Back-Up Generator That Powers Police Department, 911 Dispatch Isn't Up To CodeOne of the wealthiest towns in America has a dirty little secret.
Photo Of Peninsula 9/11 Memorial Arson Suspect Released Investigators released a video and photos Friday of a suspect who allegedly set fire to a memorial set up outside an East Palo Alto fire station for the 15th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks.