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  • Fire, Police Chiefs See Cutbacks On Horizon

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    Union-Tribune
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    Fire stations could close and police investigations of serious crimes, including homicide, could be hampered under budget cuts needed to cope with the state spending plan proposed by Gov. Gray Davis, police and fire officials said yesterday.


  • Fire Chief Search Facing Challenges

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    Mercury News
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    Wanted: Experienced firefighter with charm and political savvy who can rally a fractious, overworked 750-member department and provide bold leadership as the city faces huge budget cuts. Ability to stick around a while a plus.


  • More Than 50 Dogs, Cats Die In Mobile Home Fire

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    sfgate.com
    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    The dead animals were trapped in a mobile home in a makeshift sanctuary for desert strays and abused animals, where more than 150 animals are cared for.


  • Arrests Made In Mt. Laguna, CA Fires

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    Posted: January 16th, 2003

    Two people suspected of starting a series of wildfires near Mount Laguna have been arrested after a 6-month investigation by the California Department of Forestry.


  • San Jose Fire Chief To Retire

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    Posted: January 15th, 2003

    Is San Jose Fire Chief Manuel Alarcon just calling it quits? Or, is he being pushed, a victim of the Santana Row fire?


  • Fire Station Proposal Fans Flames

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    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
    Posted: January 15th, 2003

    Fire officials Tuesday night pushed plans for a new fire station in northeast La Verne to a group of skeptical residents concerned with the increased noise and potential negative impact on property values they said the new station could bring.


  • Explosion Destroys Mobile Home

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    Inland Valley Daily Bulletin
    Posted: January 15th, 2003

    Three people were transported to Arrowhead Regional Medical Center in Colton after an explosion at Sierra Mobile Estates caused a fire that engulfed and destroyed a mobile home Tuesday afternoon.


  • Riverdale Forms Fire Brigade

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    The Fresno Bee
    Posted: January 15th, 2003

    Facing the loss of a county fire station in less than two weeks, Riverdale residents are preparing to fight fires in their community