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Rural/Metro, San Diego Sign Contract

Rural/Metro and the City continue to work toward a resolution of matters raised in a City Auditor's report.

Posted Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Coast Guard Rescues Three People in Water off Alameda

Three fire department swimmers were sent in the water.

Posted Monday, June 20, 2011

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Main Suspect in Stow Beating Faces Parole Violation

Police are still looking for a second attacker and a woman who drove the car carrying the men.

Posted Monday, June 20, 2011

California Passes Statewide CO Detector Law

Beginning July 1 all single-family homes will be required to have a CO detector.

Posted Friday, June 17, 2011

California Grand Jury Calls Sending Firefighters on EMS Calls Wasteful

Report says sending a fire engine is five times the cost of an ambulance.

Posted Friday, June 17, 2011

Retired Fire Officer and Demonstrators Reenact Alameda Drowning for Answers

In the demonstration, 11 people walked into the water off the same beach as Zack.

Posted Monday, June 13, 2011

Alameda Memo: Department Had Funds for Water Rescue

Funding was approved but training was not completed.

Posted Friday, June 10, 2011

External Review Planned for Alameda Drowning Response; Audio of Communications Released

30 firefighters have since volunteered to undergo water rescue training.

Posted Thursday, June 9, 2011

Questions Remain About Calls for Help in Alameda Drowning

"There was not a single request from Alameda fire or police," Alameda County Fire deputy chief David Lord said.

Posted Monday, June 6, 2011


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