NorCal Company Launches Safety App For Emergencies, ShootingsAn app intended to improve communication between teachers and first responders during emergencies, such as an active shooter situation, launched Monday.
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.
LA Police, Firefighters Stage Drill To Hone Mass-Shooting ResponseIn the wake of the Isla Vista rampage and several other mass shootings across the country, Los Angeles police and firefighters staged a drill Thursday to sharpen their emergency-response skills.
Airport Commission Reports 130 Suggestions To Improve LAX Security, Emergency ResponseQuarterly reports were announced Monday to be made on the implementation of some 130 steps aimed at improving responses to emergency situations and avoiding a repeat of failures that occurred during a fatal November shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, according to the city's airport-oversight agency.
50 Tons Of Medical Supplies Head For Typhoon-Ravaged PhilippinesFifty tons of much-needed medical supplies departed from Los Angeles this weekend for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.
Drill To Prepare First Responders For The 'Big One' First responders from across Los Angeles County are practicing for the “big one” Thursday in a drill designed to measure the response to a magnitude-7.8 earthquake.
Take Charge In Your Community By Joining 'Chiron Crisis Response Team' David Singer, from The Chiron Crisis Response Team, stopped by KCAL9 Monday to encourage volunteers to help out in their communities.