- Feb 24, 2015
- CPF Endorses Susan Bonilla in 7th Senate District Special Election
In a race that has major implications for first responders and labor organizations across the state, California Professional Firefighters is strongly endorsing Susan Bonilla for California's 7th Senate District.
- Feb 18, 2015
- CPF Firevision – Murderous Arsonist's Parole Revisited
Once again, California firefighters are being called upon to help keep arsonist Mario Catanio behind bars. Catanio was responsible for the 1981 arson fire that killed L.A. firefighter Tom Taylor.
- Feb 17, 2015
- 401(k)-style Plans Cost More Than Traditional Pensions, Study Says
There's an ongoing misconception that defined contribution plans “save money” when compared with traditional pensions, but the experiences of several states that have made the switch tell a different story altogether.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Jan 8, 2015
- Creditors challenge San Bernardino bankruptcy plan, threaten retiree pensions
Only months after the struggle in Stockton reached its conclusion, Wall Street is, once again, looking to place its interests over those of California's working men and women.
- Dec 28, 2014
- LODD: Roseville Fire Captain Tracy Chimenti
Roseville Firefighters Local 1592 is saddened to announce the passing of Roseville Fire Captain Tom Chimenti (ret.), who died Saturday at the age of 54 after a courageous battle with job-related cancer.
- Nov 18, 2014
- Ventura Co. Firefighters Hospitalized Battling Santa Paula Hazmat Fire
At least five people, including three Ventura Co. firefighters, were hospitalized after an early-morning vacuum truck explosion and fire Thursday in Santa Paula. Residents within a mile of the explosion site were evacuated, as the fire continued to burn in the afternoon.
- Fire on Ice
WHO: Ontario Professional Firefighter Assoc., Local #1430
WHAT: Fire on Ice - Hockey Doubleheader and Chili Cookoff
WHERE: Citizens Business Bank Arena, 4000 E Ontario Center Pkwy, Ontario, CA 91764
WHEN: March 21, 2015 at 1:30 PM
- 2015 Daniel A. Terry Legislative Conference
WHO: California Professional Firefighters
WHAT: 2015 Legislative Conference
WHEN: 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015
WHERE: Sheraton Grand Hotel, Sacramento, Calif.
- 13th Annual California Firefighters Memorial
WHO: California Fire Foundation
WHAT: 13th Annual California Firefighters Memorial
WHEN: 11:30 a.m. Saturday, October, 17, 2015
WHERE: Capitol Park, State Capitol, Sacramento, Calif.
- 13th Biennial JAC Conference
WHO: California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee
WHAT: 13th Biennial JAC Conference
WHEN: Wednesday, November 4 – Friday, November 6, 2015
WHERE: Westin Mission Hills, Rancho Mirage, Calif.
- Jan 5, 2015
- San Francisco Giants Firefighter Appreciation Game
WHO: California Fire Foundation
WHAT: 5th Annual San Francisco Giants Firefighter Appreciation Game
WHERE: AT&T Park, 24 Willie Mays Plaza, San Francisco, CA
WHEN: July 6, 2015