Brothers and Sisters,

On July 5 an email was sent to “All Users” from Hedieh Khajavi, the COT Human Resource Director. It presents an Employee Feedback Survey. She has reached out to me personally, respectfully requesting TFFA participation. She stated that the City Manager reads every single submission. The survey takes 5 minutes. If you feel your voice has not been heard by our Fire Chief/Command Staff, now is your chance to make the CM aware. Possible topics:

  • Locution/Room Alert
  • Apparatus maintenance issues.
  • Station rodent infestation
  • Station repairs/updates.
  • Costly repairs and remodeling at an unreasonably slow rate.
  • Investing time in maintaining old and new apparatus without adequate storage.
  • Paramedic units are forced by command staff to transport patients, violating current agreements.

Link to survey: Electronic Employee Feedback Survey

QR Code to survey

Brothers and Sisters,

The organizers of the BEACH LIFE RANCH Festival is offering a 15% discount on admission pricing for those that are interested.  Please see the flyer below.

Ticket Purchase Link

A few important notes:

  • Your discount is valid for up to (2) tickets to BeachLife Ranch 2023
  • All discounts will expire July 3rd, 2023, or as supplies last
  • BeachLife will approve these discounts according to their criteria and discretion
  • A valid Department ID is required upon ticket pickup at the festival will-call.
  • You must select “Hero Pickup” under “Delivery Options.” Instructions for the will-call location and dates will be distributed within two weeks of the festival.
  • Use Code BL2TFA



Hotworx is a 24 hour fitness infrared studio. They will be doing a fundraiser for the police and fire departments locally. You can purchase sessions as shown below. 50% of the proceeds will go back to the fire and police department. If you have any further questions please call them at 424-257-8053 or email [email protected].


1 Day Pass = $27

4 Day Pass = $69

8-Day Pass = $129


Long Beach POA Park
7390 Carson Blvd, Long Beach Ca, 90808
    This is the ending spot for the fundraiser happening this Sunday which cradle is a part of.   As you know it’s a memorial motorcycle ride, the riders will be arriving at the park around 1230.  There will be food trucks, beer, live music, and raffle tickets available.  Jenny said Rickey may be at the park for a little while depending on how he is feeling.  Thank You!
The above pdf is a poster which I have distributed to most of the stations.  Long story short I have a “nephew” that is a deputy for century station (LASD).  Every year they do a memorial ride/fundraiser for fallen and injured/sick law enforcement officers.  In recent years they also added firefighters.  My nephew, Nico Marinelli, thought of Rickey this year.  I spoke to Jenny she agreed to be a recipient this year.  Jenny said Rickey will be at the kick off of the event, at the Harley shop.  She also said they would be at the park(where the ride ends), as long as Rickey is feeling up to it.  The location is in Long Beach:
     There are four recipients including Rickey.  If you don’t ride or can’t make it, people can go to link and donate.  If people want to go to food trucks, live music and beer trucks in the park afterwards, I can provide location, as of now he didn’t want to share due to safety concerns.  He is also going to give me some raffle tickets to share, which you don’t have to be present to win.  The prizes are as follows and in order; a dirt bike, a AR 15 rifle, a Glock 19 handgun, and a 70 inch tv.   If anyone has any questions or wants a raffle ticket or tee shirt, I have them at station 3 in a box in the kitchen.  Guys here are aware and can help them out.  Thank you.
FF Echeverria

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