Department of Emergency Management

City departments exceed overtime budgets

San Francisco has incurred nearly $25 million more in overtime costs than…

 

Legislation introduced by Supervisor Mark Farrell and approved by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday bans junk food in the approximately 150 vending machines on city property. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/ Special to S.F. Examiner)

911 dispatchers exempt from SF healthy vending machine proposal

San Francisco‚Äôs 911 dispatchers may still be able to get their sugar…

 

(Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

Butt dials contribute to jammed up city dispatch center

City dispatchers are jammed up by a growing number of 911 calls,…

 

Two boys who had the day off from school due to a storm trudge through the water on Mission Street at Russia Avenue, Jan. 19 2016.

Stormpocalypse it was not, but Bay Area did take a weather beating Thursday

A storm of biblical proportions -- a stormpocalypse, a stormageddon? Um, no.…

Two boys who had the day off from school due to a storm trudge through the water on Mission Street at Russia Avenue, Jan. 19 2016.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerTransit suffered delays amid heavy rains on Thursday as riders waited for the F-Market and Wharves line.

Major storm causes power outages, flooding, transit issues in SF

San Francisco residents are facing roadway flooding, BART station closures and darkened…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerTransit suffered delays amid heavy rains on Thursday as riders waited for the F-Market and Wharves line.
Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe City’s Department of Emergency Management has issued new screening protocols for 911 dispatchers to help ensure first responders are informed of any potential Ebola symptoms.

SF training 911 dispatchers to handle potential Ebola symptoms

Dispatchers in San Francisco have been instructed to ask 911 callers who…

Mike Koozmin/s.f. examiner file photoThe City’s Department of Emergency Management has issued new screening protocols for 911 dispatchers to help ensure first responders are informed of any potential Ebola symptoms.
The BayWEB program would provide emergency responders with smartphones and computers for easier communication during disasters. Oakland

Regional public safety broadband network on hold

The proposed $100 million regional public safety broadband network to link Bay…

The BayWEB program would provide emergency responders with smartphones and computers for easier communication during disasters. Oakland

Another director tapped for DEM

Mayor Gavin Newsom on Friday named longtime city employee and former Harvey…