***UPDATE: More Trouble For San Ramon High School

On October 7th, 2018 we wrote a blog in regards to the drowning of Benjamin Curry during a swim class at San Ramon High School in Danville, CA (http://www.goldenstatelifeguards.com/san-ramon-valley-high-school-drowning/). This class was conducted by coach Aaron Becker who is the subject of this particular drowning case. Well, new details have… Continue reading

Residential Pool Safety Equipment – A Breakdown To Prevent Drownings

There are so many products that can be added to your backyard pool area when considering pool safety here in the Los Angeles region and in fact in California it is the law if you are building a new pool or remodeling your pool. Whether you are protecting your young… Continue reading

California Pool Safety Law 2018 – 2019

As of January 1, 2018, pool owners were required to install at least 2 of 7 specified drowning prevention safety features to reduce the serious risk of drowning. This law is here to stay however as with any new influx of laws, the question is who will enforce these new… Continue reading

Hey California, Governor Brown Wants Your Water!!

Thanks to Governor Brown, his left leaning administration and radical extremist environmental groups, there will soon be more focus on flushes and scrutiny over showers among other things no thanks to a new law. With the mid term elections just around the corner, Californians are about to elect Gavin Newsome… Continue reading

San Ramon Valley High School Drowning

This is the second high profile drowning case we have heard about this year and we are once again quite fired up regarding the circumstances surrounding this particular case. This drowning occurred earlier in the year but is now making its rounds on social media again as the family of… Continue reading

Treading On Dangerous Ground! MeToo, Entitlements & More!

We have thought long and hard about writing this post especially during a time when this country is extremely polarized by the political proceedings surrounding the Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings. What we seek to do is to bring our concerns to the table as it relates to the lifeguard industry… Continue reading

The #MeToo Movement & Lifeguards

Blog written by Lifeguard Chief Ed Castillo; There is no doubt that the Los Angeles born #MeToo movement is having a huge impact all across the nation as evidenced by the recent rise of sexual harassment/assault claims being made by women. The local and national news is dominated by such… Continue reading

Golden State Lifeguards To Acquire 2019 Ford Ranger

UPDATE!! 12/8/2018 Golden State Lifeguards has officially decided to acquire a Chevy Colorado for its lifeguard patrol. We were originally set to deal with Galpin Ford, the largest high volume dealer on the west coast however due to their unwillingness and unresponsiveness, the decision was made to go a different… Continue reading