Despite the peak months of the 2014 wildfire season still to come, Cal Fire has already burned through its budget for fighting major fires.
If you’ve ever wanted to use text messaging in an emergency, the city of Los Angeles could be taking one step closer to making that a reality.
In the case of a major emergency, there are things you can do to be prepared.
Hardly a day goes by when Southern Californians don’t wonder if we’re ready for the anticipated “Big One”.
It’s important that we’re all prepared in the case of an emergency.
When emergencies strike, we often turn to elected officials for financial relief.
It will soon be flu season.
For many people, pets are part of the family, so don’t forget about preparing them for an emergency.
As much as we fear natural disasters like earthquakes, fires or mudslides, it is a man-made disaster – bioterrorism – that can be particularly cruel.
The popularity of cell phones means more and more people are getting rid of their landlines.
Thirteen years after 9/11 showed the need for better communication among various first responders, it still hasn’t happened.
There was a time when most big cities had fallout shelters for radiation. Not any more.
Living in earthquake country within the Pacific Ring of Fire means we’re at risk of a tsunami.
We’ve been experiencing dangerously hot weather.
Ready or Not? Sounds like a children’s game. But it’s not. In fact, whether you are ready or not when a major disaster hits, can make the difference between life and death.