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San Diego Power Outage

America: Can We Handle a Real Emergency?

Shari Cohen | Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics
Shari Cohen

As far as 'disasters' or 'emergencies' go, the blackout was lightweight. I mean, it certainly was no Katrina. But the factors around this particular experience got me thinking about how prepared -- or not -- we are as Americans, for any real emergency.

The Most Rewarding Tweets From CA Blackout (VOTE)

Posted 11.09.2011 | Los Angeles

Even though some unlucky San Diego residents were stranded without gas, stuck at airports, or crawling through traffic jams, another set was huddling ...