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LAFDLA – What is Emotional Intelligence?

LAFDLA – What is Emotional Intelligence?

May 31, 2019

This is the first in a series of articles inspired by the courses taught at the LAFD Leadership Academy. The series will examine the building blocks of successful leadership.

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2019 Lane Kemper Classic

2019 Lane Kemper Classic

May 31, 2019

Combine 32 hard-fighting teams, a multitude of manicured grass fields, and a handful of geometric shaped diamonds, and you have the makings of a charity themed day of fun

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Have We Got a Benefit for You!

Have We Got a Benefit for You!

May 31, 2019

Recently I took advantage of the $600 Relief Association benefit to create a Will and Trust. Yes! LAFRA just gave me 600 bucks!

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Your Uniform

Your Uniform

May 31, 2019

Your Uniform provides not only protection from flames but empowers you to belong to an official force. Without words, your uniform – in unvaried appearance, distinctive design, material and color

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Volunteers—The True Heroes

Volunteers—The True Heroes

May 31, 2019

On Saturday, April 6, 2019, firefighters, photographers, and volunteers all gathered at Maggiano’s Little Italy Restaurant in Woodland Hills not to work, but instead to be honored

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17th Annual LAFD/LAPD St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser

17th Annual LAFD/LAPD St. Baldrick’s Fundraiser

May 31, 2019

On Saturday, March 30th at Fire Station 89, LA City firefighters and police officers shaved their heads in solidarity to support children who have lost their hair from cancer treatments.

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Fire Hogs Solvang Ride 2019

Fire Hogs Solvang Ride 2019

May 31, 2019

On Sat/Sun April 13th/14 th, the Fire Hogs once again ventured out to Solvang for a relaxing weekend of comraderie. This was the 15th year for this scenic,

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Julio Maldonado—A Final Call for Celebration

Julio Maldonado—A Final Call for Celebration

May 31, 2019

On the evening of February 28, 2019, over 100 family members, friends and co-workers gathered at The Oaks Club in Valencia to honor Firefighter Julio Maldonado.

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MDA Fill the Boot – Using Muscles to Fight Neuromuscular Diseases

MDA Fill the Boot – Using Muscles to Fight Neuromuscular Diseases

May 31, 2019

Once again, LAFD members across the city stepped up to pound the pavement and participate in this year’s Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) “Fill the Boot” campaign.

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Hook and Ladder Enduro 2019

Hook and Ladder Enduro 2019

May 1, 2019

The weather was a fickle beast all week long prior to the event. The forecast called for diminishing winds and warmer days as the week wore on. What we got was hurricane force winds,

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