COVID Surge: California Sends Emergency Alert Urging Bay Area Residents To Stay HomeThe Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) sent out a mobile phone emergency alert across the Bay Area on Friday urging residents to stay home except for essential activities.
MTC Adds Emergency Text Alerts to 511 Service for Bay Area Travelers511 Emergency Alerts will send texts about transportation emergencies, including freeway closures and severe transit disruptions, to users who opt in to the free service.
Berkeley Considers Using Sirens for Emergency AlertsBerkeley city leaders are looking at the idea of installing a citywide emergency-alert siren system.
Oops! It Happened Again -- Tsunami Test Alert Causes ScarePeople along the US East and Gulf Coasts received a startling "Tsunami Warning" message on their phones Tuesday, after a routine monthly test message was mistakenly pushed out by some weather apps as a real warning.
SoCal TVs Interrupted By Apocalyptic Emergency Alert Warning Of ‘Last Days’SoCal TVs were interrupted by an apocalyptic emergency alert message with the voice of a man warning that "in the last days extremely violent time will come.".
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.
Emergency Alert For Palo Alto Firefighter Pancake Breakfast Draws ComplaintsPalo Alto’s top firefighter was defending his department’s use of the county emergency alert system last weekend, to inform residents of a charity pancake breakfast.