Current Events


Camp Fire by the numbers – 110719
AP News: Secret Service study: School shooters showed warning signs – 110719
In California blaze, Spanish-speaking immigrants find help – 110119
‘They Just Panic’: Elderly Residents Face Evacuation Challenges During Storms – 090519
Newsom, Schwarzenegger unveil California’s new wildfire fighting tools – 080119
USA TODAY: After the deadliest fire in Calif. history, we found 500 more towns at risk – 072319
Without swift action on climate change, heat waves could kill thousands in U.S. cities – 061619
AP News: New network for first responders raises concern among media – 061319
AP News: When a home is built may determine if it burns in a wildfire – 041119
Millions live in parts of California threatened by wildfires 041119
USA TODAY: NYC declares measles public health emergency – 040919
WATCH LIVE: San Francisco crews respond to fire sparked by gas explosion near USF – 020619
The hidden danger of wildfires: toxic drinking water – 010519
In Natural Disasters, A Disability Can Be A Death Sentence – 122618
AP News: California fire chief: State must adapt to new wildfire norm – 121118
13 California counties can’t send emergency warnings to cellphones – 112718
AP News: Natural disasters will be a priority for incoming governors – 112518
New federal report says climate change will wallop U.S. economy – 112418
California fire: What started as a tiny brush fire became the state’s deadliest wildfire. Here’s how – Los Angeles Times – 111818
California Offers Safe Space For Firefighters To Work Through Stress And Trauma – 111818
FEMA to test ‘Presidential Alert’ system next week – 091418
USA TODAY: Despite hurricanes and wildfires, we aren’t ready – 090918
Study shows health, reaction-time declines in firefighters – 090118
5 Terrifying Takeaways From California’s New Climate Assessment – 082818
USA TODAY: School security: How safe are the buildings? – 052718
USGS quake scenario finds hundreds could die in NorCal​ – 041918
USA TODAY: In 2017, more police officers killed themselves than were killed on duty – 041218
One year later, Oroville dam crisis still weighs on residents’ minds – 021118
The worker reportedly misheard a message that was part of an unscheduled drill – 012018
Washington state ‘grossly’ unprepared for major quake: report – 102316
Airport False Alarms Expose Danger of Panicked Evacuations -082916
FEMA halts $30M in reimbursements to Miss. – 082016