California Office of Emergency Services

Californians can now get earthquake warnings on their phones


The new system, which Gov. Gavin Newsom called the first of its kind in the U.S., will notify residents up to 20 seconds before the shaking starts.

Tech response to disasters starts with culture, CIO of California's emergency services says


Critical work doesn't get done unless everyone pitches in and supports each other, said Carla Simmons, the CIO of the state's Office of Emergency Services.