emergency

(Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SF hiring new 911 dispatchers

The San Francisco Department of Emergency Management is on the hunt for…

 

Lt. Mark Steve Crider, left, and the crew of the USS San Diego “man the rails” as the ship passes underneath the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco on Sunday in advance of Fleet Week. (Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/S.F. Examiner)

Fleet Week disaster training unites medical minds aboard USS San Diego

San Andreas. Loma Prieta. 1906. The terms alone conjure catastrophe in the…

 

San Francisco police respond to reports of an active shooter near St. Luke's Hospital on Wednesday evening. Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner

UPDATE: Police say suspect in active shooting near St. Luke’s Hospital is dead

UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: A man in his late 20s is dead after…

 

Bay Area residents are expected to participate in a statewide earthquake drill Thursday at 10:20 a.m. (Courtesy photo)Bay Area residents are expected to participate in a statewide earthquake drill Thursday at 10:20 a.m. (Courtesy photo)

Bay Area prepares for the big one with statewide earthquake drill

More than 8.5 million Californians will be refilling emergency  kits, ducking under…

Bay Area residents are expected to participate in a statewide earthquake drill Thursday at 10:20 a.m. (Courtesy photo)Bay Area residents are expected to participate in a statewide earthquake drill Thursday at 10:20 a.m. (Courtesy photo)

Looming Caltrain emergency declaration could raise fares, cut service

Facing a $30 million budget deficit, Caltrain is poised to declare a…

Fire Department loses control of emergency water system

Despite concerns from the civilian commission overseeing the Fire Department, the water-delivery…

Crisis notification system in place

In the event of an emergency such as a school shooting or…

Homeland-security grant would bolster county emergency needs

San Mateo County may soon be a little more prepared for a…

Dress rehearsal for disaster

Unless you want to experience the pandemonium of a devastating terrorist attack,…