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In Memoriam: John White

In Memoriam: John White

January 31, 2019

Very few people on this job are recognized as legends within their lifetime. John White was one.

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Hiding in Plain Sight: A First Responder’s Guide to Identifying Human Trafficking

Hiding in Plain Sight: A First Responder’s Guide to Identifying Human Trafficking

January 31, 2019

In January 2014, the California Penal Code for the crime of Human Trafficking was modified to address concerns nationwide of what could be identified as modern-day slavery.

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Chaplain George Negrete – Lifetime Achievement Award

Chaplain George Negrete – Lifetime Achievement Award

January 31, 2019

George Negrete’s parents, Phil and Gloria, raised him and his three older sisters in Gardena. Phil was an ace mechanic, and Gloria was a registered nurse and full-time mom.

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Retirement Dinner Planning Guide

Retirement Dinner Planning Guide

January 31, 2019

A retirement celebration of some kind is a good idea for most of us – after all, you’ll most likely have spent much of your adult life as an LAFD member. Whether it’s a firehouse breakfast,

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Estate Planning 101

Estate Planning 101

January 31, 2019

First responders put their lives on the line daily to protect the public. However, their willingness to preserve life and property doesn’t always extend into their own personal lives.

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LAFD History – The Beginning of the Los Angeles Fire Department – 1886

LAFD History – The Beginning of the Los Angeles Fire Department – 1886

January 31, 2019

This month, the LAFD celebrates 133 years of service and sacrifice to the people of Los Angeles. Countless numbers of lives and properties have been saved, some at the cost of a firefighter’s life.

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Skin Cancer – Early Detection is Key!

Skin Cancer – Early Detection is Key!

January 31, 2019

“It started out like small lesions below my sideburns and ear lobes,” remembers David Dumler, retired engineer out of Fire Station 23. “One after another they appeared.

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California’s First Responders and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

California’s First Responders and the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund

January 31, 2019

Following the aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the United States, the US Congress established the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund (“VCF”),

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LAFD Golf at Pebble Beach

LAFD Golf at Pebble Beach

January 31, 2019

Hello to all Southern California firefighters, golfers, and friends. I thought I would give a brief synopsis of this past years golf tournament at pebble beach

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Unclog Your Arteries—The Natural Way!

Unclog Your Arteries—The Natural Way!

January 31, 2019

We’ve all been there. Drano® in one hand and a pipe wrench in the other—all in an attempt to unclog a blocked kitchen drain. However, what if I told you that the clogged drain

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