California Prop 64 & Lifeguard Employment

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As of January 2018 California will increase its implementation of Prop 64 which legalizes recreational marijuana for individuals 21 and over with restrictions however Golden State Lifeguards in addition to many other organizations opposed Prop 64 for the obvious reasons. What does this mean for Golden State Lifeguards? It means… Continue reading

New Empowering Day Camp For Kids In San Fernando Valley

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Golden State Lifeguards is always seeking to empower the community however our passion has been and is about focusing on kids. We have developed a new kids day camp that is coming to the San Fernando Valley in January 2018. We believe that kids can be lifesavers and not just… Continue reading

Commuter Nightmare After The Earthquake – Southern California

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Southern Californians have been warned for many years to prepare for the “BIG” earthquake and most of the time the preparedness message has been geared towards the home however what is often overlooked is what does one do if an earthquake strikes while commuting? This is the one subject that… Continue reading

Southern California Earthquake Generated Tsunami

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There has been a great deal of talk about earthquake preparedness since the Mexico quakes devastated the regions affected and we are happy to see that Southern Californians are finally beginning to wake up to the realization that a major earthquake is on the horizon. There are other hazards associated… Continue reading

Are You Prepared To Be Isolated After A Major Earthquake?

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After a major earthquake, Southern California could be isolated for a great deal of time. There are estimates that suggest that isolation could last anywhere from 72 hours to weeks after the initial shock. In some cases it may be months! So the question we ask is, are you prepared… Continue reading

Earthquake Preparedness – Building Retrofit Law Explained

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We have had a few folks call and email our offices in regards to the complex and extremely cost prohibitive Los Angeles earthquake retrofit law enacted by Mayor Garcetti. All this has been brought on by the 7.1 Mexico earthquake that struck the region of Mexico City. As of this… Continue reading

Earthquake Preparedness – 96 Hour Emergency Kit

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The 96 hour emergency kit should be individually tailored to meet the basic survival needs of your family for at least 3 days. During the past 20 years this has changed significantly. It was originally the 24 hour kit but then was suggested it be increased to 48, then 72… Continue reading

Pool Lifeguards In The Crosshairs!

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Several years ago and based on the state of lifeguarding as we saw it, we predicted that pool lifeguards would be targeted for civil and/or criminal negligence. Well it seems that our prediction is coming to fruition and as proof we are monitoring a case out of Stamford, CT where… Continue reading

Hurricanes Harvey & Irma Offer Catastrophic Preview After Major Earthquake

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Even at the onset of hurricane Harvey and now hurricane Irma, we could not help but to think we were and are seeing future visions of what could happen here in the Los Angeles region after a major magnitude earthquake. For the last twenty years we have heard experts warn… Continue reading

2016 Drowning of Murrieta Boy – Pure Negligence!

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We are officially responding to a story that was released by Jory Rand of KABC 7 news on August 31st, 2017 in regards to a drowning that occurred in Murrieta, California. Although this happened a year ago and did receive lots of media attention, a newly released video tells the… Continue reading