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Apr
01

LODD: Memorial Set for LA City FF Brent Lovrien

Los Angeles City Firefighter Brent A. Lovrien. Lovrien died Wednesday from injuries sustained in an explosion that occurred during a response near LA Airport. Engineer Anthony J. Guzman was also injured in the explosion. Memorial services are scheduled for Friday, April 4, 2008, at 9:30am at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. A candlelight vigil will be held Thursday evening. Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has ordered state flags lowered to half-mast.  CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST DETAILS.


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Apr
01

Justice Dept. Denies FF Death Benefits

A new audit at the U.S. Justice Dept. has confirmed what many grieving families already know -- the Department has improperly denied and delayed death benefits owed to the families of fallen first responders under the 2003 Hometown Heroes Act.


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Mar
24

CPF Opposes OC Pension Attack

As part of the statewide Californians for Health Care and Retirement Security (CHCRS) coalition, CPF is planning to join the legal defense of Orange County employees retirement benefits. The Orange County Board of Supervisors is suing to take away existing pension benefits from retirees. Though it doesn't affect firefighters, CPF plans to join legal efforts to fight the take-away.
 


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Mar
05

CPF Joins Read Across America Day

For the third year in a row, CPF joined in partnership with California’s teachers, to participate in the 11th Annual Read Across America Day on March 3rd. Elementary schools across California invited celebrities and community leaders to come into the classroom and read to help get kids excited about books.


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Feb
05

IAFF/CPF-Backed Online Paramedic Training

California firefighters and fire departments can now obtain the latest in online EMS training from the National Paramedic Institute (NPI) at a discount, thanks to a new partnership agreement between IAFF, NPI, and California Professional Firefighters.

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