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Emotional Intelligence – Part 3

Emotional Intelligence – Part 3

August 31, 2019

Adapted for the Grapevine by Alicia Iwakiri, from an LAFDLA presentation by Isaac Yang, Redondo Beach Division Chief

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Medal of Valor – Las Vegas Shooting

Medal of Valor – Las Vegas Shooting

August 31, 2019

On the night of October 1, 2017, a terrorist opened fire on a crowd of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest music festival on the Las Vegas Strip. He killed 58 people and wounded 422.

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Fire Helicopter Pilot Candidate Mentoring Program—Up, Up, and Away!

Fire Helicopter Pilot Candidate Mentoring Program—Up, Up, and Away!

August 31, 2019

The Los Angeles City Fire Department best exemplifies the term, “The American Dream.” Where else can a person with a high school diploma go from student, to firefighter, engineer, captain,

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Housewives of the LAFD – Are You Prepared?

Housewives of the LAFD – Are You Prepared?

August 31, 2019

Your nerves may still be rockin’ and rollin’ after experiencing the 7.1 Southern California earthquake in July. Some of us wives were left very shaken, especially those with fire spouses

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The Price to Pay for Seniority

The Price to Pay for Seniority

August 31, 2019

Most people involved in workers’ compensation understand cumulative trauma – wear-and-tear work injuries resulting from years of repetitive motion and/or exposure to harmful environment.

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One Good LAFD Family Needed

One Good LAFD Family Needed

August 31, 2019

Have you or your child ever been an exchange student? Maybe your family has hosted a visitor from Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia or another foreign land.

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LAFD History – Never Forget – 9/11/2001

LAFD History – Never Forget – 9/11/2001

August 31, 2019

Many members of the LAFD were not on the job 18 years ago when the US was attacked by terrorists on 9-11-2001. Many of those members of the new rookie classes were probably in grade school

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Terrence O’Connell Retirement Luncheon

Terrence O’Connell Retirement Luncheon

August 31, 2019

On Thursday, June 27, 2019 more than 125 family members, co-workers and friends gathered at the San Antonio Winery in honor of Inspector II Terrence O’Connell who retired after 38 years

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Solar Safety for Firefighters: The Myths and the Facts

Solar Safety for Firefighters: The Myths and the Facts

August 31, 2019

Most of the renewable energy market is geared towards “grid-tied” systems where the homeowner sells electricity to the utility when there’s extra being produced. These systems don’t run at benign car

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Leadership and Mentoring

Leadership and Mentoring

July 31, 2019

Another in our series of articles inspired by the courses taught at the LAFD Leadership Academy, examining the building blocks of successful leadership.

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