Emergency alerts mistakenly go off in California county warning people to 'prepare for action'

  • by: MATT HAMILTON , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 27, 2014 - 11:08 PM

LOS ANGELES — People in San Luis Obispo County received a series of unsettling, erroneous emergency alerts Friday as repairs were being made to a nuclear power plant's siren system, including a vague cellphone message that told them to "prepare for action."

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