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Alameda Firefighters’ Association President Expresses Disapproval with The City Council

By Erica Madison

Imagine that a fire has started at a residence on Beach Road; fortunately the nearest fire station is only a ten minute ride a way, unfortunately the station is closed.

Fortunately this didn’t happen on Aug. 8, 2009. A fire started at a residence on Beach Road, but with the help [...]

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Alameda’s Budget Constraints Make Emergency Safety Standards Questionable

By Erica Madison

A city council meeting on Monday, Aug. 3, 2009 revealed a two-year decrease in budget, may mean 77,000 citizens of Alameda will have to put a price on safety.

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City of Alameda Lays-Off Firefighters – Daily Staffing Down to 21 from 27

For Immediate Media Release City of Alameda Laying Off Firefighters 6 MAY 2009

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City of Alameda Fire Department Ambulance Service to be Decertified

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE ALAMEDA FIREFIGHTER’S ASSOCIATION

April 2, 2009

We have recently become aware that the City of Alameda Fire Department ambulance service will be “decertified”, likely this year, unless the City pays the current and past due balance of the Trauma Assessment Fee, as required, to the Alameda County EMS Agency. If the [...]

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Alameda Firefighters Say Brownout Schedule Will Change April 1

Alameda firefighters have told us that the City’s brownout schedule will change starting April 1, at 8:00am.

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Alameda Firefighters Begin To Collect Signatures for Minimum Staffing Measure

Dear Editor,

This Charter amendment will require the City of Alameda to maintain minimum and safe staffing levels of Alameda firefighters, fire engines, fire trucks and emergency medical apparatus (paramedic ambulances) in order to prevent reductions in fire fighting and fire prevention services, to protect against reductions in rapid response and life saving emergency medical [...]

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Alameda Firefighters Third Town Hall Forum

Alameda Firefighters 3rd Town Hall Forum When: Wednesday March 11th, 7pm Where: Otaez Restaurant (Up stairs) 1619 Webster St, Alameda Please attend to learn more about the affects of the BROWNOUTS! There will be a presentation from the Alameda Firefighters President Dom Weaver, followed by a question and answer session.

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The Don Roberts Show With Domenick Weaver, March 4

This week’s Don Roberts show is now online. Don talks with Alameda Firefighters Association President Domenick Weaver about brownouts, training, and stimulus money for fire houses.

Upcoming Alameda Firefighters Town Hall Meeting

2 MARCH 2009 By: Domenick Weaver, President Alameda Firefighters

The implementation of “Brownouts” or Fire Company closures is the latest example of mis-management in City of Alameda policy.

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Pom-Poms for Eve Pearlman

We’re now taking donations for the Eve Pearlman pom-pom fund. Eve is the City’s biggest booster and cheerleader, as confirmed by her recent article in the Alameda Journal trying to defend the state of the City’s finances.

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