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If you live in Long Beach, Huntington Beach, Laguna Beach, Artesia, Downey, Bellflower and Westminster anyway. Verizon has a glitch that is preventing all kinds of telephonic conversation in those parts of town and we're thinking that a rainy SoCal day is really not the day you want the phone lines to go down. First the power goes out, then the fires, now the mudslides, hail and the phones go down?

LAist guesses we should expect the riots right around Thanksgiving.

The emergency numbers to call in the South Bay and the OC with your cell phone are:


  • Anaheim 714-765-1900
  • Brea 714-990-7911
  • Fountain Valley 714-642-1384
  • Garden Grove 714-638-5611
  • Huntington Beach 714-478-5981
  • Laguna Beach 9499227647
  • La Habra 562-905-9750
  • Long Beach 562-435-6711
  • Newport Beach 949-644-3711
  • Westminster 714-412-3763