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Letter to the Editor

This letter is regarding the “Fire department staffing shortage raises ULV dorm safety concerns” article published on September 17, 2021. My hope is to provide greater context and insight, focusing on the safety of our residents. 

Police and fire open house highlights safety, careers

About 150 community members showed up for the La Verne fire and police departments’ biannual open house on Saturday at the Public Safety Building.

New fire chief hopes to strengthen and diversify department

After shuffling through multiple interim fire chiefs for over two years, the La Verne Fire Department hired Christopher Nigg, former Fire Marshal for Fullerton and Brea, to helm the department.

Fire department staffing shortage raises ULV dorm safety concerns

La Verne firefighters and city officials are at odds about the safety of the community and the department’s ability to keep the community safe, because of ongoing funding and staffing shortages.

LVFD sparks Christmas joy for kids of all ages

The La Verne Fire Department hosts its annual Spark of Love toy drive to spread joy to the community, even amid this holiday season's trying times.

Los Angeles County Fire Department could take over La Verne Fire Department

The city of La Verne is considering giving up its locally controlled fire department and instead contracting with Los Angeles County Fire Department for the same service instead as a way of addressing staffing shortages and other problems that have impeded the La Verne Fire Department recently.

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