Law Enforcement – Standard Operating Procedures Under Fire


Under normal circumstances we would never dream of commenting or writing about law enforcement procedures however we can’t be silent any longer. We feel that we must weigh in on a subject that needs to be talked about seriously if change is going to happen. We want our readers to … Continue reading

Golden State Lifeguards Foundation 2017


After ten years of faithful service to Southern California, Golden State Lifeguards is starting a new chapter in the evolution of the company. It was decided that the company founder, Chief Ed Castillo would start a new non-profit (Golden State Lifeguards Foundation) based on a call to provide free swimming … Continue reading

The Dangers of Inflatable Slides

Inflatable Slide

Every year without failure, we find that many pool party hosts, event planners and others will rent a poolside inflatable slide which comes in many sizes from small to large. While renting an inflatable slide seems innocent enough, there are dangers associated with these slides and we would like to … Continue reading

Ventura County Event Medical Standby


Golden State Lifeguards would like to officially introduce Southern California to a dynamic company based in Ventura County called Ventura County Event Medical Standby ( For years we have been monitoring this company against the back drop of other medical standby companies, have seen them grow into what is one … Continue reading