Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Lifeguard Captain Patrick O’Neill and Ocean Lifeguard Specialist Pono Barnes attended the 2019 Southern California Shark Workshop at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) on Friday, February 15, 2019.
Second District County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas recognized the third cohort of the LA EMT Program at the February 12, 2019, Board of Supervisors meeting.
February is National Heart Month. At the weekly Board of Supervisors meeting on Tuesday, February 12, 2019, First District County Supervisor Hilda Solis helped kick-off the countywide Heart Heroes campaign that aims to train 100,000 people in Hands-Only CPR.
President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Sikorsky-Lockheed Martin, Dan Schultz, visited the Barton Heliport in Pacoima on Monday, February 11, 2019.
On Wednesday, February 13, 2019, the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) Trust presented a $50,000 grant award to the Los Angeles County Fire Department Foundation. The check presentation took place at Cecil R. Gehr Training Center at the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Headquarters.
By Kaelyn Floyd. Photo by The Canyon Club.
Hundreds of firefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department, Los Angeles Fire Department and Ventura County Fire Department were invited to attend The Canyon Club’s Firefighter Appreciation Night on Saturday, February 9, 2019 in Agoura Hills.
The Canyon Club invited the 400 firefighters and their guests to enjoy an entertaining night in appreciation of their outstanding efforts during the Woolsey Fire and for their continuous dedication to serving the community.
The night included a full course gourmet meal and a concert featuring Jason Scheff of Chicago, Robby Krieger from The Doors, Eddie Money and other special celebrity guests.
On January 8, 2019, Los Angeles County Fire Department (LACoFD) Ocean Lifeguard, Nick Wapner, experienced a harrowing shark attack while surfing off-duty at Montana de Oro State Park along California’s Central Coast.
On Thursday, February 7, 2019, the City of Bellflower hosted its 25th annual BRAVO (“Bellflower Recognizes Acts of Valor and Outstanding Service”) Awards luncheon at the William and Jane Bristol Civic Auditorium inside Bellflower City Hall.
Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby received the Independent Cities Association (ICA) Public Safety Award and served as the keynote speaker at its 59th annual Winter Seminar Keynote Address and Award luncheon.