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2014/09/17 21:05
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Riverside County has proclaimed an emergency to assist local governments seeking recovery funds for damages to public infrastructure caused by the latest storms and flash flooding. Officials said...
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2014/09/17 14:00
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Highway 50 remained closed in the Pollock Pines-area fire early Wednesday morning in both directions, but the stretch of closed roadway was shortened to allow people on the east side to make their way...
2014/09/17 11:23
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LAKEPORT, Calif. – The Board of Supervisors on Tuesday once again extended a local emergency declaration resulting from the drought conditions. The board first passed the state of emergency...
2014/09/17 01:22
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PITTSBURG -- The City Council on Tuesday lent its support to a State Assembly bill that aims to increase the safety of crude oil transport by rail. The bill, AB 380, would better regulate the...
2014/09/16 19:05
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More than 30 Ventura city and county fire officials are helping battle wildfires across the state, officials said. Twenty members of a Ventura County Fire Department hand crew are at the so-called...
2014/09/16 16:32
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Tips on earthquake preparedness shared at Solana Beach Public Safety Commission meeting By Kristina Houck Less than three weeks after last month’s Napa Valley magnitude-6.0 earthquake, community...
2014/09/16 04:45
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The Pentagon's so-called 1033 program -- dating back to the late 1990s -- was supposed to give local law enforcement a helping hand. Hundreds of pieces of equipment, including military-grade weapons...
2014/09/15 21:21
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Alameda County has unveiled a new and improved disaster awareness website designed to put the best available information on emergency preparedness under one easily accessible heading. The website,...
2014/09/15 16:52
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Prompting criticism, the head of LAUSD’s school police department has confirmed that the agency obtain a mine-resistant vehicle, three grenade launchers and 61 assault rifles under a Pentagon program,...
2014/09/15 07:58
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Controversy erupted in Davis this summer over its police department’s recent acquisition of a surplus armored vehicle from the Pentagon. But did you know Citrus Heights and South Lake Tahoe also...
2014/09/14 04:20
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Hoopa Forestry Wildland Fire Department crews continue to battle the Bald Hill blaze that has burned more than 175 acres so far and was only about 20 percent contained as of Saturday morning,...
2014/09/14 02:08
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Image: Josh Edelson/Stringer/Getty Images In the early hours of Aug. 24, a 6.0 magnitude earthquake jolted Californians awake in terror across the Bay Area. But one UC Berkeley professor received...
2014/09/14 01:05
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CAMARILLO, Calif. - Ninety-degree temperatures did not keep people away from Constitution Park in Camarillo on Saturday as the city collaborated with the Camarillo Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ...
2014/09/14 00:45
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A mountain lion was seen Thursday night in San Carlos, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services. Officials said a resident returning home saw the lion on the side of the road...
2014/09/13 04:20
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Several agencies are fighting a fire that burned an estimated 200 acres Friday on Bald Hill in Hoopa Valley. The fire started at 2:30 p.m. Friday near Bald Hill and Pine Creek roads, said Daniel...
2014/09/12 21:45
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The Napa County Department of Corrections will transfer 60 inmates to Solano County jail facilities while the Napa County jail's cells and dorms damaged during the earthquake are assessed for...
2014/09/12 18:57
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MILPITAS -- Firefighters are investigating the cause of a residential structure fire that injured a firefighter in Milpitas Thursday, a fire official said. Milpitas Office of Emergency Services...
2014/09/12 18:21
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Mendocino County officials are recommending that community members have a plan in place, in case a disaster or emergency were to occur. As part of National Disaster Preparedness month for September,...
2014/09/12 16:58
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California police agencies used a federal program to acquire about 420,000 military items worth a total of $150 million from the Pentagon, according to new federal data released by the Governor's...
2014/09/11 07:31
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On the recommendation of Glenn County Sheriff Larry Jones, a drought task force committee has been created. With this being the worst drought we've seen in decades, public awareness is key. That's...
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