Glaring Glitches In Berkeley Fire Evacuation Drill Concern ResidentsSeveral Berkeley residents who signed up to partake in a fire evacuation drill on Sunday never received the alert. The glitches left them questioning how a system that struggled with a scheduled event would respond in an actual emergency.
ShakeAlert, CA's 1st Earthquake Warning System, To Be Tested In OaklandOakland is preparing to test ShakeAlert, California's first earthquake warning system. Thousands can expect to receive an emergency alert on their phones on Wednesday.
New Napa County Emergency Text Alert System Unveiled After Brief SnagNapa County unveiled its new emergency alert system Tuesday, which alerts people in the county whether or not they have signed up for alerts - but not before the system hit a snag.
Sonoma County's New Emergency Alert System Still Needs PerfectingLearning from failures in last year's Wine Country wildfires, Sonoma County recently tested a new wireless emergency alert system, but it got mixed results.
Sonoma County Tests Emergency Alert System Prompted By Wine Country WildfiresA revamped emergency alert system that grew out of last year’s wine country wildfires was tested in Sonoma County Monday.
Oakland Revamps Emergency Alert System Following North Bay WildfiresThe city of Oakland is making changes to its emergency alert system in the wake of the North Bay wildfires.
Oakland Police Department Promotes Mobile App That Sends Alerts To Emergency RespondersThe Oakland Police Department is partnering with a mobile developer to promote a personal safety app police say will bring "real-time community policing" to the city.
San Francisco Emergency Sirens Taken Offline After Overnight False AlarmsEmergency sirens were switched back online Sunday while authorities work to determine the cause of activations that were accidentally sounded late Saturday and early Sunday morning, according to the San Francisco Department of Emergency Management.
San Francisco Warning System Sounds AccidentallySan Francisco emergency officials activated a warning siren Sunday afternoon, triggering some confusion among residents.