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Los Angeles Fire Department enforce anti-nepotism policy

September 17, 2014

September 17, 2014

Los Angeles Fire Department personnel who have friends or family seeking a firefighter job are disqualified from participating in the...

Los Angeles Police Department incorrectly classifies over a thousand violent crimes as minor offenses

August 10, 2014

August 10, 2014

  The Los Angeles Police Department incorrectly classified about 1,200 violent crimes as minor offenses in a one-year period spanning 2012 and...

Los Angeles Fire Department swears in new fire chief

August 9, 2014

August 9, 2014

  Los Angeles Fire Department Assistant Chief Ralph Terrazas was sworn into office as the new fire chief on Friday, following...

Los Angeles Fire Commission member concerned about recommended anti-nepotism policy

August 6, 2014

August 6, 2014

  A member of the Los Angeles Fire Commission today expressed concern that a recommended anti-nepotism policy would unfairly discourage recruits whose...

Over 10,000 Applicants Vie for Firefighter Positions at the Los Angeles Fire Department

July 29, 2014

July 29, 2014

  More than 10,000 applicants are vying for 165 firefighter positions with the Los Angeles Fire Department, officials said today, following an...

Los Angeles Fire Department Receives Freedom Award

July 29, 2014

July 29, 2014

  The Los Angeles Fire Department was selected today as one of 15 recipients of the Freedom Award, which honors employers...

Los Angeles Fire Department to Resume Hiring Firefighters

July 11, 2014

July 11, 2014

  A city panel yesterday cleared the way for the Los Angeles Fire Department to resume hiring firefighters, approving changes...

Los Angeles Moves to Hire More Firefighters

July 9, 2014

July 9, 2014

  Los Angeles is again moving to hire firefighters after the process was suspended earlier this year amid concerns about...

Water Main Break Causes Flooding in Hollywood

May 24, 2014

May 24, 2014

A water main break caused street flooding in Hollywood today (May 24), disrupting service to some buildings. Firefighters responded just...

L.A. Council Budget Revise Adds $10M to Fire Dept.

May 22, 2014

May 22, 2014

The Los Angeles City Council signed off on a package of revisions to the mayor’s $8.1 billion budget proposal that...