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July 27, 2018
LODD: Redding Fire Inspector Jeremy Stoke

Redding Firefighters Local 1934 is saddened to announce the line of duty death of Fire Inspector Jeremy Stoke. Brother Stoke lost his life on the front lines battling the Carr Fire. MEMORIAL SERVICE, APPARATUS INFORMATION

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July 14, 2018
LODD: CAL FIRE Heavy Equipment Operator Braden Varney

CAL FIRE Local 2881 and CAL FIRE are saddened to announce the line of duty death of Heavy Equipment Operator Braden Varney. Brother Varney died while fighting the Ferguson Fire near Yosemite. 

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July 3, 2018
LODD: Remembering Fallen Long Beach Fire Capt. David Rosa

Thousands gathered at the Long Beach Convention Center at a memorial service honoring fallen Long Beach Fire Captain David Rosa. Brother Rosa fell in the line of duty when he was shot to death June 25, 2018 while responding to a structure fire.

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June 26, 2018
A Message to Long Beach Firefighters

In the wake of the tragic loss of Long Beach Fire Captain David Rosa -- gunned down while doing his job responding to a fire -- CPF President Brian K. Rice offers a message of solidarity with Long Beach Firefighters Local 372

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June 14, 2018
CPF-Backed Legislation Moving Forward

CPF's pro-firefighter priority legislation continues to move forward in the process, with all CPF measures still alive and active in both houses. 

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April 17, 2018
WATCH: Local Mutual Aid Funding Will Keep California Ready For Disaster

CPF, CalChiefs and more than a dozen other fire service entities have come together to press for funding to pre-position resources ahead of massive disasters we know are coming.

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April 16, 2018
Updated CPF Mobile App Now Available for iOS

CPF's award-winning mobile application -- CA Professional Firefighters -- has been completely revamped with new features, including a direct connection to CPF's Personal Exposure Reporting 

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March 14, 2018
CPF, Californians for Retirement Security Respond to CalMatters' Unbalanced Pension Coverage

The following was sent to David Lesher, editor and CEO of CalMatters, by Californians for Retirement Security regarding the outlets ongoing coverage of the state's pension system. Californians for Retirement Security is a coalition representing more than 1.6 million public empolyees and retirees in California. CPF President Lou Paulson sits on the coalition's executive board.

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March 2, 2018
CPF Firevision - IAFF 100th Anniversary

On February 28th, 2018, leaders of IAFF chartered affiliates from the U.S. and Canada gathered in Washington, D.c. to mark the 100th anniversary of the International Association of Fire Fighters, celebrating the men and women who paved the way for improvements in the lives and working conditions of all professional firefighters for years to come.

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January 12, 2018
Firefighter Apprenticeship Gets Big Boost in Gov's Proposed Budget

 Thanks to a strong push from CPF, the new state budget allocates millions to bolster apprenticeship program, including firefighter training provided by Cal-JAC

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