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8 Easy New Year’s Resolutions

8 Easy New Year’s Resolutions

December 31, 2018

1. Sign Up for a Gym Membership
Whether you want to maintain your six-pack or just lose a few pounds, PPO Medical Plan members can now join scores of gyms for no cost.

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California Honors Their Fallen

California Honors Their Fallen

December 31, 2018

The 16th Annual California Firefighters Memorial Ceremony, held Saturday, September 29, 2018, recognized 37 California firefighters. Of those, the name of our own Captain II David T. Moorman

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Life Balance: 5 Tips for Reducing Stress

Life Balance: 5 Tips for Reducing Stress

December 31, 2018

Los Angeles City firefighters might be the best trained first responders in the nation. Being the best, however, can come at a high price. Along with the shining reputation is the dim reality of the job:

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LAFD Handball: 2018 Turkey Burner Tournament

LAFD Handball: 2018 Turkey Burner Tournament

December 31, 20180 Comments

On Saturday, November 24, 2018, the annual Turkey Burner Doubles Handball Tournament was held at Los Caballeros Sports Village. This event is hosted by LAFD Handball and the United States Handball Association as a fundraiser to support local youth handball and the First Ace Fund. There were five Divisions with 43 teams competing. LAFD Handball […]

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The Retired Guys: The Bauman Call Box

The Retired Guys: The Bauman Call Box

December 31, 2018

Dad’s fire department career spanned a total of 34 years, from 1960 to 1994. From 1965 to 1971, he worked at the Westlake Signal Office. During that time, box alarms were used in the metropolitan area

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Retirement Dinner Planning Guide

Retirement Dinner Planning Guide

December 26, 2018

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.

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Double the Cheer, Double the Fun

Double the Cheer, Double the Fun

November 30, 2018

The doors opened just before high noon for another memorable open house event at the Los Angeles Firemen’s Relief Association. Located at 7470 North Figueroa Street, the multi-story building filled

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2018 Annual LAFD Memorial Ceremony

2018 Annual LAFD Memorial Ceremony

November 30, 2018

On a Saturday morning in October, scores of LAFD families were forced indoors by a sudden rain storm just before the annual tribute to our own fallen firefighters. Normally held at the Memorial Wall

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Cycles R Us: The LAX Bike Medic Team

Cycles R Us: The LAX Bike Medic Team

November 30, 2018

Los Angeles International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world with 84,557,968 passengers traveling through the airport in 2017. This makes LAX the country’s second busiest airport.

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2018 LAFD Awards Ceremony: Beyond the Call

2018 LAFD Awards Ceremony: Beyond the Call

November 30, 2018

On November 1, 2018 the LAFD Foundation honored members of the Department who have demonstrated exceptional bravery, excellence, and commitment to their community.

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