S.F. emergency director challenges audit but supports most of its advice
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By CECILIA M. VEGA
The San Francisco Chronicle (California)
San Francisco is prepared to handle an earthquake, terrorist attack or other disaster, and an audit released Monday criticizing the agency charged with planning for such catastrophes makes assertions that are "absolutely incorrect," the department's director said.
Office of Emergency Services Director Annemarie Conroy called a news conference "to set the record straight" just hours after the 172-page report by Board of Supervisors Budget Analyst Harvey Rose was released.