Outside the nearly 2,000 human fatalities from Hurricane Katrina, the disaster displaced or killed hundreds of thousands of dogs, cats and other animals at a time when rescues focused on people and pets were left behind.
A plane made an emergency landing Friday along a riverbed in the city of Vernon, police said.
A local state of emergency was declared Tuesday in Riverside County following the collapse of a four-lane bridge on Interstate 10 that prompted a full and indefinite closure of the freeway.
It was unclear if the flooding was related to Saturday’s rain.
Robots in the disaster response competition in California must push buttons, turn valves, cut through a wall and drive a light utility vehicle.
Marshall Lowe, a spokesman for Los Angeles International Airport, said flight 1471A reported possible mechanical problems minutes after takeoff Sunday.
“To have something like this happen so close to my house was upsetting and frightening,” said Lisa Roehrig.
A full-scale emergency response training exercise was being held Tuesday at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, according to officials.
Firefighters rallied outside a Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday morning in Downtown Los Angeles over cell phone towers they fear pose serious health risks to dozens of L.A. County fire stations.
Two Angelenos who suffered heart attacks were reunited Thursday with the emergency medical teams that responded to their emergencies with life-saving care.
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.