Marin Firefighter News

Local news from Marin Professional Firefighters
May
05

CPF's 2008 Photo Contest

Want to win some cool cash for those hot-shot fire line photos? Then enter CPF's 2008 Photo Contest. Whether you're a serious photographer or a weekend shutterbug, you can win up to $1,500 for your best shots of fires and firefighters, whether they're in the hot zone or working at the station. Deadline for submitting photos is June 15th. CLICK HERE FOR RULES AND DETAILS


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Apr
23

Report: State and Local Pensions Well Funded

At a time when budgets are tight, a new national study has revealed a "miracle" at work in state capitals and city halls: Fully funded pension systems. The report, conducted by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence, indicates that overall, pension systems in the U.S. are doing better than private systems, and are 90% funded.


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Apr
11

CFFJAC Firefighter Recruitment Fairs

Would-be California firefighters converged on the CPAT testing centers in Orange and Dublin for the second California Firefighter Recruitment Fairs. Presented by CPF co-sponsored California Fire Fighter Joint Apprenticeship Committee (CFFJAC), the fairs gave candidates an “up close and personal” look at what it takes to be a first responder. Nearly 600 people attended the two sessions -- April 12th in Orange, and April 19th in Dublin.


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Apr
08

CalPERS for Private Sector Workers?

State lawmakers proposing opening up the CalPERS retirement system to private sector employees have won the support of Governor Schwarzenegger. The plan would let private employees have retirement accounts managed through CalPERS. CPF is watching the proposal, but has no position to this point.
 


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Apr
03

Emotional Tribute for Fallen LA Firefighter

Thousands paused Friday in Los Angeles to pay respect to a fallen hero -- Los Angeles City Firefighter Brent Lovrien. A member of  UFLAC Local 112, Lovrien died March 26th in an explosion. A walking procession through downtown Los Angeles brought a sea of blue from the fire service and a line of ordinary citizens paying their respects.
 


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