Since Katrina, Better Disaster Response Helps Connect Pets And PeopleOutside 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.
Study: More People Could Survive A Tsunami If They Walk FasterAbout 5,500 more people could survive a major tsunami hitting the U.S. if they just walk a little faster to higher ground after roads are knocked out, a new study shows.
On 1994 Quake Anniversary, LA Mayor Discusses Plans To Improve City's InfrastructureOn the anniversary of the 1994 Northridge earthquake, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was promoting his new plan for quake preparedness. But he's learning it may be a tough sell.
Menifee Residents Can Soon Apply For Permits To Build Doomsday BunkersResidents of the city of Menifee, once known for its farming and mining, can begin applying for permits to build their subterranean housing this month after the City Council passed a hotly contested ordinance allowing the practice.
SoCal Disaster Team Aiding Sandy Relief EffortA relief group based in Inglewood is already on the ground in New York and New Jersey helping out the residents affected by Superstorm Sandy. Team Rubicon is a group of young veterans who help those in need when natural disasters strike.
Experts Give Pet Owners Tips On Getting Disaster ReadyYou may know the steps to keeping your family safe in a natural disaster but what about your pets?
Opinion: As Hurricane Isaac Threatens The GOP Continues To PartyAs Hurricane Isaac threatens the Gulf again, we will see if Katrina and Isaac serve as bookends of GOP hostility to federal disaster relief. An odd stance for a party that claims to "choose life" while watching people die in natural disasters rather than provide an adequate response.
'We Could Do Better': LA To Revisit Natural Disaster Plan After IreneCity Controller Wendy Greuel will review the city's emergency preparedness in the event of a natural disaster following Hurricane Irene's damage on the East Coast.
Preparing Your Pet For A Natural DisasterDr. Silene Young visited the KCAL9 studios on Tuesday to give viewers tips on how to handle pets during a disaster.
Are You Prepared Financially For A Natural Disaster?Larry Palmer, Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley Private Wealth Management, stopped by the KCAL9 studios at noon on Friday to talk about preparing yourself financially for a natural disaster.