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September 25, 1985
An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale shook the San Jose area. The state Office of Emergency Services said there were no reports of damage or injury.
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September 6, 2005 | Deborah Schoch, Times Staff Writer
On a day when Los Angeles city and county officials announced plans to shelter Hurricane Katrina refugees, hundreds of Westside residents descended on a tree-lined Santa Monica street Monday, determined to offer aid with their own hands. SUVs and Toyota Priuses idled in line, stuffed full of bottled water, diapers, Band-Aids, toys and bags overflowing with clothes and other goods from Pottery Barn and Nordstrom.
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July 30, 1991 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The derailment Sunday of a train carrying hazardous chemicals near Ventura has intensified a call to spare the county sheriff's office of emergency services from budget cuts. For the past few weeks, a group that includes ambulance drivers and chemical company executives has urged the Board of Supervisors to continue funding the four-person agency that coordinates disaster relief services in the county.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 1999
A youth carwash and a burrito and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.today at All Saints Episcopal Church in Oxnard in the church parking lot. All Saints is at 144 South C St. For more information, call 483-2347. 1st Bar Mitzvah at Am HaYam Congregation Am HaYam in Oxnard announces that Marc Weinberg will be called before the Torah at 10 a.m. today as a bar mitzvah. This represents the first bar mitzvah to be held at Am HaYam. Services will be held at the Oxnard Monday Club, 1401 W. Gonzales Road.
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September 6, 2005 | Deborah Schoch, Times Staff Writer
On a day when Los Angeles city and county officials announced plans to shelter Hurricane Katrina refugees, hundreds of Westside residents descended on a tree-lined Santa Monica street Monday, determined to offer aid with their own hands. SUVs and Toyota Priuses idled in line, stuffed full of bottled water, diapers, Band-Aids, toys and bags overflowing with clothes and other goods from Pottery Barn and Nordstrom.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 25, 1989 | HECTOR TOBAR, Times Staff Writer
About 500 workers from six state agencies, displaced by a Wilshire District fire last month, have been forced to operate out of their own homes and in sparsely furnished temporary headquarters in a predicament that has become a bureaucrat's bad dream. Officials of state agencies that regulate and monitor banking, insurance and other industries--both regionally and statewide--said that at least some of their duties have been significantly disrupted. "We still don't have access to our computers and our records," said David Scott, deputy superintendent of banks for the state Banking Department.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 16, 1999
A youth carwash and a burrito and bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.today at All Saints Episcopal Church in Oxnard in the church parking lot. All Saints is at 144 South C St. For more information, call 483-2347. 1st Bar Mitzvah at Am HaYam Congregation Am HaYam in Oxnard announces that Marc Weinberg will be called before the Torah at 10 a.m. today as a bar mitzvah. This represents the first bar mitzvah to be held at Am HaYam. Services will be held at the Oxnard Monday Club, 1401 W. Gonzales Road.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 18, 1995 | LINDA FRIEDLIEB
The Ventura County Community Awareness and Emergency Response committee is scheduled to meet Thursday at 9 a.m. to discuss state recommended emergency procedures and tour the Sheriff's Office of Emergency Services' new Emergency Operations Center. The committee, representatives from a group of companies working with hazardous chemicals and emergency response organizations, plans to open the meeting and tour to five community members.
MAGAZINE
January 10, 1988
Your fictional account of the first hours after a 7.5 magnitude earthquake on the Newport-Inglewood Fault, "The Bigger One" (Nov. 29), presented what is, unfortunately, an all-too-plausible scenario. By Dec. 3, your article had led more than 3,000 Southern California residents to write our Southern California Earthquake Preparedness Project. In cooperation with the Los Angeles chapter of the American Red Cross, the Governor's Office of Emergency Services is responding to each of these requests with a comprehensive family and home preparedness guide.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 6, 2002
The Ventura County sheriff's Office of Emergency Services is staging a fair today to kick off Earthquake Preparedness Month. The free event will have personnel from several public safety agencies on hand to assist in planning for the next quake or other disaster. Rescue equipment, police cars, search and rescue dogs, firetrucks, other emergency vehicles and helicopters will be on display. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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July 30, 1991 | HUGO MARTIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The derailment Sunday of a train carrying hazardous chemicals near Ventura has intensified a call to spare the county sheriff's office of emergency services from budget cuts. For the past few weeks, a group that includes ambulance drivers and chemical company executives has urged the Board of Supervisors to continue funding the four-person agency that coordinates disaster relief services in the county.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 25, 1989 | HECTOR TOBAR, Times Staff Writer
About 500 workers from six state agencies, displaced by a Wilshire District fire last month, have been forced to operate out of their own homes and in sparsely furnished temporary headquarters in a predicament that has become a bureaucrat's bad dream. Officials of state agencies that regulate and monitor banking, insurance and other industries--both regionally and statewide--said that at least some of their duties have been significantly disrupted. "We still don't have access to our computers and our records," said David Scott, deputy superintendent of banks for the state Banking Department.
NEWS
September 25, 1985
An earthquake measuring 3.9 on the Richter scale shook the San Jose area. The state Office of Emergency Services said there were no reports of damage or injury.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 22, 1998 | LINN GROVES
Working to deal with the aftermath of El Nino, the Capistrano Unified School District will request $211,660 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to repair storm damage at five schools. Trustees voted unanimously this week to submit an application for the funds through the Office of Emergency Services to cover the cost of fixing damaged slopes.
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