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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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Committing Malpractice on Your Work Comp Claim

Committing Malpractice on Your Work Comp Claim

July 31, 2019

If you suffer a work-related injury and you are represented by an attorney, you can take legal action against that attorney if he/she makes mistakes on your case that affect your rights

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LAFD History – Old Engine 49 and Old Fireboat 2 at the Union Oil Fire – 1951

LAFD History – Old Engine 49 and Old Fireboat 2 at the Union Oil Fire – 1951

July 31, 2019

The following story was written by then Captain Bill Goss for the Firemen’s Grapevine, September 1951. Bill, who retired as a Deputy Chief many years ago was known for having many

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Retired Guys

July 31, 2019

From 1980 to 1982, I was assigned to RA 19-A. My partner was Ken Smith, a great guy and an excellent paramedic. The Engine 19 crew was: Captain Robert “Butch” Rose,

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Volunteering—Giving Has Never Been So Rewarding

Volunteering—Giving Has Never Been So Rewarding

July 31, 2019

Want to reduce stress, combat depression, keep mentally stimulated, or have a sense of purpose and community? Get involved and become a VOLUNTEER.

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Emotional Intelligence – Do You Have It?

Emotional Intelligence – Do You Have It?

June 30, 2019

This is the second in a series of articles inspired by the courses taught at the LAFD Leadership Academy examining the building blocks of successful leadership.

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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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The Fredericksburg Incident – 1944

The Fredericksburg Incident – 1944

May 1, 2019

During 1944, the City of Los Angeles was a nervous place. Although more than two years had passed since the sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, the coast of California and the LA Harbor

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LAFD History: Chief Engineer Archibald Eley

LAFD History: Chief Engineer Archibald Eley

March 31, 2019

Gentlemen:

During the year the Fire Department has responded to 2723 alarms, 2415 of which were actual fires, being 123 more than last year, with a property loss of $773,035.00,

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