San Francisco

Chief Resilience Officers: Coming to Your City?

Chief resilience officers begin to guide cities toward a future that’s better prepared for physical, social and economic challenges.

Is a California Community the Most Prepared in the U.S.?

Bel Air Crest, Calif., is preparing to be self-sustaining after a disaster.

Detroit Firefighters’ Pop Can Alert System May Get 21st-Century Upgrade

Currently firefighters get emergency alerts from a pop can filled with coins or screws that gets knocked over by a piece of paper that rolls through a fax machine.