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San Diego’s Provider Switch Makes Excessively Slow Response Times Less Likely

A key element in San Diego's contract with its new ambulance provider is a set of stiff penalties for excessively slow emergency responses.
The photo shows the front of an ambulance.

Driver Killed in Collision with AMR Ambulance in Moorpark (CA)

One person was killed after a crash involving an American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance in Moorpark, California, Tuesday night.
A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter flies over boats searching the area where a boat capsized just off the San Diego coast.

Three Killed, 27 Hospitalized after Boat Capsizes Off San Diego (CA)

Three people were killed and more than two dozen others were hospitalized after a boat capsized during a suspected human smuggling operation.
Los Angeles Police Department investigates the scene of a drive-by shooting at 7th and Figueroa Streets where an Uber driver was shot and killed Tuesday, April 27, 2021, in downtown Los Angeles.

Suspect in Deadly LA Shooting Rampage Shot, Killed by Police

Los Angeles police fatally shot a man early Tuesday suspected of going on a violent rampage in the city's downtown — seemingly at random.
Falck San Diego

It’s Official: San Diego (CA) To Switch from AMR to Falck

San Diego will have a new ambulance provider for the first time in 23 years after the City Council voted 9-0 Tuesday to switch from American Medical Response to Falck.
The photo shows an AMR ambulance.

San Diego (CA) Fire Chief Urges Switch to Falck

Fire-Rescue Chief Colin Stowell says switching from current provider American Medical Response to Falck would bring long-needed technology and equipment upgrades.
Orange County Fire Authority

Kid Sisters Honored for Giving First Aid after Rollover Crash

Ashley or Stephanie had ever been at the scene of a crisis. But they didn't panic, didn't hesitate, and likely saved two people's lives.
In this Feb. 23, 2021, file photo a vehicle rests on its side after a rollover accident involving golfer Tiger Woods, in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., a suburb of Los Angeles.

Cause of Tiger Woods Crash Found, Officials Won’t Reveal It

The Los Angeles County sheriff declined to release details, citing unspecified privacy concerns for the golf star.
Investigators gather outside an office building where a shooting occurred in Orange, Calif., Wednesday, March 31, 2021.

Child Among Four Dead in Shooting at CA Office Building

The shooting at a Southern California office building left a fifth victim and the gunman critically wounded.
Mountain-Valley EMS Agency

Stanislaus County (CA) Looks to Leave Ambulance Agency

Stanislaus County could serve notice it is withdrawing from a joint powers agency that regulates the local ambulance service.