Issues with mobility, hearing, vision, frailty and intellectual or developmental disabilities make emergency preparedness more challenging. Preparation can help and may save lives.
“We know we have big challenges ahead,” Berkeley Fire Chief Abe Roman said recently. “We all have to adapt to this new normal.”
A new evacuation software system called Zonehaven is scheduled to go live on June 15.
The combination of strong winds, low humidity, and dry vegetation makes for extremely dangerous conditions, city officials said.
Making Sense of AirNow versus Purple Air, and a new map that might make everything easier.
Alameda County has issued a red flag warning for the Berkeley Hills from Monday night through Wednesday morning.
How much advance warning can you expect? What triggers a power shut-off? How can you help save power?
Wildfire season is upon us and the air quality locally will be very poor for the foreseeable future according to weather experts.
PG&E says the amount of time the power could be out has “been hard for a lot of people to accept.” The city is taking steps to prepare. Have you?