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October 4, 2016
CPF Firevision - California Firefighters Memorial Stand Down

On October 15th, at 11:30am, California fire service leaders are asking departments to stand down on-duty personnel to watch the California Firefighters Memorial online. Off-duty personnel are being urged to attend the Memorial in Sacramento.

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September 26, 2016
Brown Signs CPF-Backed Law Putting CPR Training in Schools

 Gov. Jerry Brown has signed CPF-backed legislation -- AB 1719 by Assemblymember Freddie Rodriguez -- that puts life-saving CPR training into California high schools.

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September 21, 2016
LODD: Ventura County Fire Engineer Ryan Osler

Ventura County Professional Firefighters Local 1364 is saddened to announce the passing of Fire Engineer Ryan Osler, who was killed this morning while responding to the Canyon Fire on Vandenberg Air Force Base. 

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September 13, 2016
San Diego Firefighter, Local 145 Member Receives Governor's Medal of Valor

San Diego firefighter and Local 145 member Alex Wallbrett was awarded the Governor's Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor in recognition of the heroic actions he took to stop a life-threatening assault on a colleague. 

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September 9, 2016
CA Businesses Support Foundation During Firefighter Appreciation Month

Join the California Fire Foundation in marking September as Firefighter Appreciation Month. Businesses up and down the state representing for firefighters, and supporting the Foundation.  

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September 2, 2016
Arsonist Who Murdered LA FF Again Up For Parole

An arsonist convicted of murder in the 1981 death of a Los Angeles City firefighter is up for parole and, once again, United Firefighters Local 112 is leading the fight to keep him behind bars. 

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August 31, 2016
Local 3605 Wins Fight Over Punitive Pay Give-Back Plan

Central Fire Santa Cruz Firefighters Local 3605 wins two-year contract fight over punitive retroactive "salary pay-back" proposal. The unprecedented pay give-back drew national scorn from union and non-union members alike.  

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August 24, 2016
Fire Service Leaders Urge Stand Down for CA Firefighters Memorial

The presidents of California Professional Firefighters and the California Fire Chiefs Association have sent a joint letter to all California fire departments and firefighter union presidents announcing a Safety Stand Down for the October 15th California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony, encouraging all firefighters to participate in person at the ceremony or by watching in stations online.

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August 15, 2016
SJ FF, CPF Highlighted in Investigative Report on Work Comp Denials

San Jose Fire Fighters member spotlighted in NBC Bay Area probe of seemingly routine denials of Work Comp coverage for on-the-job injuries. CPF President Lou Paulson: "There is no logical reason why they should not be treated for their injuries."

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August 8, 2016
CPF Firevision - Roseville Fire Kids Camp

Roseville Firefighters Local 1592 gives dozens of area children a summer camp they'll never forget - a chance for some hands-on experience learning what being a firefighter is all about.

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