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California Professional Firefighters

Jul 7 2015

It was a great day for baseball in the City by the Bay during this year’s Firefighter Appreciation Night with the San Francisco Giants benefitting the California Fire Foundation, with more than 3,400 firefighters and family members in attendance.

Jul 7 2015

CAL FIRE firefighter Damien Pereira was seriously injured last week, after being pinned under a falling oak tree while performing mop up on a wildfire in Central California.  

Jul 2 2015

The Supreme Court’s decision to hear Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association challenges existing precedent and could impact millions of American workers by making union dues voluntary.

Jun 29 2015

A fast-moving blaze covering 200 acres in Lompoc has prompted evacuations of residential areas and is threatening the historic La Purisima Mission. Fire crews from Santa Barbara County Fire, Lompoc City Fire, Vandenberg and CalFire are responding.

Jun 24 2015

A Battle at the Ballot Box – Anti-pension hardliners and big-money backers are eyeing the 2016 ballot for their latest attack on retirement security.

Jun 19 2015

As of early Friday, 1,224 southern California fire personnel were on scene battling the 11,000 acre Lake Fire that's been ravaging the San Bernardino mountains. The blaze is now 10 percent contained.

Jun 16 2015

While some municipalities have plenty of hydrants along the streets for fire engines to use, rural areas with little to no infrastructure force firefighters to rely on nearby water sources, but those resources aren't as reliable as they once were.

Jun 10 2015

Roughly 1,500 firefighters and their family members broke out their Dodger Blue and headed to the ball field for the 2nd Annual Firefighter Appreciation Night with the Los Angeles Dodgers. 

Jun 10 2015

Former San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed wants to do for California what he did for San Jose. Based on his record, that is very bad news for California.

Jun 4 2015

CPF members gather in Sacramento to meet with lawmakers on the issues affecting their profession.