- Sep 22, 2014
- CFFJAC Career Expos Target Next Generation of Firefighters
Would-be firefighters from throughout California got a chance to get an up-close look at what it takes to become a first responder at CFFJAC’s Firefighter Career Expos, held this past September at the Firefighter Candidate Testing Centers in Sacramento, Orange and Livermore.
- Sep 19, 2014
- Progress Made on State's Wildfires, Activity Remains High
Cooler weather allowed California firefighters to make progress on several of the wildfires currently burning throughout the state, yet fire danger and activity remain high. As of Friday, more than 7,600 firefighters are battling nine major wildfires burning throughout California, including the 76,000 acre King Fire in El Dorado County.
- Sep 8, 2014
- CPF Endorses Priya Sara Mathur for Re-election to CalPERS Board of Administration
In the race for the public agency representative seat, California Professional Firefighters endorses incumbent Priya Sara Mathur, who is currently vice president of the board and chairwoman of the Pension and Health Benefits Committee.
- Aug 1, 2014
- Firefighter Appreciation Night at Dodger Stadium
Firefighters and their families will be honored August 19th when the L.A. Dodgers battle the San Diego Padres on Firefighter Appreciation Night at Dodger Stadium. Special firefighter ticket packages are available, which include ticket, t-shirt and special pre-game party. Proceeds benefit California Fire Foundation.
- Jun 5, 2014
- CPF Firevision - 2014 CPF State Convention
Strength Through Solidarity -- a wrap up of CPF's biennial state convention in Los Angeles. Delegates elected locally charted the course for the organization and reflected on CPF's 75th anniversary.
- Feb 26, 2014
- Steep Staffing Cuts Result in Higher LA City OT Costs
United Firefighters of Los Angeles City Local 112 President Frank Lima says high overtime costs for the Los Angeles Fire Department stem from LAFD's failure to hire firefighters over the last five years.
- Aug 29, 2014
- Package of pro-firefighter legislation headed to governor’s desk
In the final days of the state’s legislative session, California Professional Firefighters (CPF) was able to notch several decisive victories in the Legislature.
- Aug 27, 2014
- Action Alert - Chemical Lobby Threatens Pro-Firefighter Bill
The state Assembly has approved CPF-supported SB 1019, disclosing cancer-causing flame retardants linked to job-related cancer in firefighters. the chemical companies are still trying to kill it in the Senate. Help us push back: CLICK HERE to contact your TODAY.
- Jul 17, 2014
- Flame Retardant Documentary "Toxic Hot Seat" Screening in Berkeley
As part of the effort to remove cancer-causing chemical flame retardants from furniture, the documentary "Toxic Hot Seat" will be screened this Wednesday in Berkeley. CPF is sponsoring legislation requiring labeling of cancer-causing chemical flame retardants in furniture.
- Sep 16, 2014
- Fierce Nor Cal Blaze Torches 100 Homes, Thousands Evacuated
A sudden and explosive wildfire near the Oregon border has destroyed 100 homes just south of Weed, at the base of Mt. Shasta. Nearly 2,000 have been forced to evacuate and some 800 firefighters are on scene battling the blaze.
- Aug 27, 2014
- Foundation SAVE Cards Aid Napa Earthquake Victims
Napa City firefighters, working round the clock since early Sunday morning, are offering an extra helping hand for families hit hardest by this weekend’s 6.0 earthquake.
- Aug 6, 2014
- Victory in Ventura: Koch-Backed Forces Drop Pension Grab Fight
It's official: An effort to wipe out secure public pensions in Ventura County is dead. Anti-retirement ideologues have dropped a legal effort to force the measure back on the ballot.
- 2014 CFFJAC Career Expo - Livermore
WHO: CA Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee
WHAT: 2014 Career Expo
WHERE: 526 Commerce Way, Livermore, CA 9455
WHEN: 10AM-1PM, Sept. 20, 2014
- 3rd Annual CA Firefighters Memorial Motorcycle Rally
WHO: California Fire Foundation
WHAT: California Firefighters Memorial Motorcycle Ride
WHERE: FCTC Sacramento, 2560 River Plaza, Sacramento, CA
WHEN: October 10th, 2014
- California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony
WHO: California Fire Foundation
WHAT: California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony
WHERE: Capitol Park, Sacramento, CA
WHEN: October 11, 2014
- 3rd Annual Rock to Remember
WHO: San Ramon Valley Firefighters Local 3546
WHAT: 3rd Annual Rock to Remember
WHERE: Firehouse 27, 250 Market Place, San Ramon, CA
WHEN: 11AM-12AM, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014
- Sep 18, 2014
- Santa Fe Springs Firefighters Local 3507 Charity Golf Tournament
WHO: Santa Fe Springs Firefighters Local 3507
WHAT: Blazing Tees Charity Golf Tournament
WHERE: Candlewood CC, Whittier, CA
WHEN: November 10, 2014