- Apr 20, 2016
- CPF Firevision - Firefighters Bill of Rights Part 3
The Firefighters Bill of Rights is your best on-the-job protection. In this third part of a training series, we look more closely at your right to transparency in the interrogation and discipline process.
- Mar 25, 2016
- CPF Firevision - Cal-JAC Terrorism Response Training in Los Angeles
This week’s terrorist attacks in Belgium have again focused attention on how we respond here at home. Cal-JAC’s pioneering Unified Response to Violent Incidents (URVI) is pointing the way, as demonstrated in a recent training exercise in Los Angeles. Next joint fire-law enforcement class is in Carlsbad on April 5th. Info & registration info HERE.
- Mar 7, 2016
- CPF Firevision - Firefighter Career Expos
Hundreds of future firefighters met with recruiters across the state at the Cal-JAC's Firefighter Career Expos. Recruits learned about opportunities to find a career in the fire service and had a chance to become familiar with the Firefighter Candidate Testing Centers.
- Dec 17, 2015
- CPF Firevision - Know Your Rights
CPF Firevision this week launches a series of training videos explaining your workplace protections under the Firefighters Bill of Rights (FBOR). First up, your right under FBOR to union representation in discipline.
- Dec 9, 2014
- Hemet Firefighters Win Two Year Fight to Save 106-Year-Old Department
After a pitched two-year fight, the Hemet city council reversed its plan to contract out fire protection, saving the city's 106 year old fire department. The decision was a victory for Hemet Fire Fighters Local 2342 and the citizens, who stepped up to defend their firefighters and their fire department.
- 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.
- May 4, 2015
- New York Times Video Sheds Light on Toxic Flame Retardants
The New York Times "Retro Report" delves into the risks caused by the more than 80,000 flame retardant chemicals in use today.
- Sep 30, 2014
- Gov. Signs CPF-Backed Toxic Flame Retardant Disclosure Law
In a move that could ultimately reduce firefighters' exposure to cancer-causing toxins, Gov. Jerry Brown has signed Senate Bill 1019. The CPF-sponsored legislation would require that furniture manufacturers disclose the use of toxic flame retardant chemicals linked to cancer and other illnesses.
- 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.
- Jan 22, 2016
- CPF Firevision - In the Line of Fire
CAL FIRE Battalion Chief Paul Duncan -- a member of CAL FIRE Local 2881 -- and his wife Courtney Duncan -- a CAL FIRE Communications Operator -- tell the story of their family's harrowing flight from last Fall's Valley Fire. They were among the hundreds who lost their homes in the massive blaze.
- Nov 23, 2015
- CPF Firevision – Reaching Out on Fire Safety
The California Fire Foundation's Firefighters On Your Side program launches a new bilingual fire safety outreach program targeting California's Filipino Community
- Oct 5, 2015
- Failed Ex-Pols Launch New Broadside Against Retirement Security
Despite an embarrassing failure in their first attempt, two ex-politicians are doubling down in their assault on public service with two new ballot proposals attacking retirement security for firefighters, teachers, nurses and other public workers.
- LA Galaxy Firefighter Appreciation Event
WHO: LA Galaxy
WHAT: Firefighter Appreciation Night
WHERE: StubHub Center, Carson, CA
WHEN: Sunday, August 7, 2016
- LA Dodgers Firefighter Appreciation Game
WHO: California Fire Foundation
WHAT: 3rd Annual LA Dodgers Firefighter Appreciation Game
WHERE: Dodger Stadium 1000 Elysian Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA
WHEN: June 21, 2016
- San Francisco Giants Firefighter Appreciation Game
WHO: California Fire Foundation
WHAT: San Francisco Giants Firefighter Appreciation Game
WHERE: AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA
WHEN: July 25, 2016