California Emergency Management Agency

Weather system prompts Cal EMA to activate operations centers

In response to the rapidly evolving storm system expected to drop potentially up to 14 inches of rain, three feet of snow in some mountain areas above 8,000 feet and generate wind ...

Our View: Seeing fire crews in action money well spent

What started with a spark and 25 acres has ballooned into more than 1,000 acres of forestland on fire and more than 1,000 fire personnel trying to stop the spread. In the constan ...

Freeze warning to impact valley and foothills

The clear blue skies and relatively balmy daytime temperatures are triggering a freeze warning this week. “It’s going to get down into the upper 20s for the next two mornings, ...

Another View: Fuel tanker fire tests character

Last week’s propane fire (in Lincoln) was both an emergency that easily could have turned into a disaster, and a major test of our community’s character. We all breathed sighs ...