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Councilman Curren Price Mobilizes the South LA Community to get Hundreds of Local Senior Citizens Vaccinated
February 11, 2021
Mobile COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic: The First to Come to District 9 ... read more »
Leimert Park Fire Damages Historic Vision Theatre
April 23, 2020
During the early morning hours on Tuesday April 21, firefighters from the Los Angeles Fire Department extinguished flames that damaged part of the historic Vision Theatre located in Leimert Park. ... read more »
L.A. County Logs 31 More COVID-19 Deaths on Easter Sunday
April 13, 2020
Health officials for Los Angeles County reported 31 additional deaths from COVID-19 today and 323 new cases, bringing the county's totals to 296 deaths and 9,192 cases. ... read more »
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6 L.A. Firefighters Quarantined After Treating Woman With COVID-19 Virus
March 13, 2020
Six Los Angeles city firefighters will be under quarantine until Monday after learning a patient they treated at Union Station earlier this month eventually tested positive for coronavirus, the fire department announced today. ... read more »
L.A. County Fire Chief Daryl Osby and Supervisor Janice Hahn seek Ethnic Media’s help to save lives!
January 30, 2020
Local voters will have to approve the six cents per square foot parcel tax with a 2/3rds vote. ... read more »
L.A. City and County Stentorians Train Firefighters in Lusaka, Zambia
November 21, 2019
In January 2019, the Los Angeles-Lusaka Sister City Committee collaborated with the LAFD, L.A. County FD and the City and County Stentorians to donate four fire apparatus  - two engines, a brush patrol vehicle and a brush crew carrier - to the African city of Lusaka, Zambia. ... read more »
Terrazas and LAFD Blaze Trails Towards a Safer City
August 8, 2019
Excelling in a variety of incidents has helped LAFD chalk-up impressive statistics in preserving life and property and promoting public safety.  Last year, the department answered to 382,128 emergency medical calls, 4,024 structural fires and 66,674 additional incidents.  Response times to all calls occurred in less than seven minutes, which many consider a significant feat in light of L.A.’s congested streets. ... read more »
LAFD Assistant Fire Chief Retires After 38 Years of Service
April 25, 2019
Assistant Fire Chief Kwame Cooper (Courtesy Photo) When Assistant Fire Chief Kwame Cooper joined the Los Angeles City Fire Department 38 years ago, there were less than 80 Blacks out of 3,800 firefighters. ... read more »
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The Original Farmers Market Gears Up for a Year of Festivities at Third & Fairfax  
January 8, 2019
From seasonal celebrations to annual traditions, LA’s favorite gathering place will host  activities for all ages throughout 2019. ... read more »
‘SOBER Unit’ is Officially in Operation
January 11, 2018
The unit has been working out of an LAFD ambulance since November and consists of an emergency medical technician, a nurse practitioner and a case worker ... read more »
HERE COMES TASTE OF SOUL!
October 19, 2017
 From Rodeo Blvd to Stocker Ave., this festival continues to best in L.A.  ... read more »
The Burton Family is Synonymous with Public Service 
July 13, 2017
The Burton family has been in the business of public service to the greater Los Angeles community for over 50 years. L.A. County fire captain Brent Burton and his sons, LAPD officer Andre Burton and L.A. city firefighter Adam Burton III, have made it their mission to show young men and women of color that public service is a viable option to leading productive lives. ... read more »
Community Says Farewell to Firefighter Jerome Boyd Sr.
May 10, 2017
“Mentor” and “family man” are a few words that describe pieces of the great legacy Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd left behind. ... read more / watch video »
LAFD Celebrate the Life of Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd  
May 3, 2017
“Mentor” and “family man” are a few words that describe pieces of the great legacy Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD) Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd left behind. ... read more »
Mothers in Action Hosts Safety Week at Local School
February 16, 2017
Students had the opportunity to talk to some of the LAPD Cadets and have a Q&A. ... read more »
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