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

Our Answer To A Lifeguard Shortage

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We have been saying it for quite some time now and have brought attention to a national crisis that has been brewing for the last five years or so. We are referring to the most severe lifeguard shortage in history which has impacted private and municipal agencies from coast to… Continue reading

Recreational Marijuana & Employment

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As of 11/8/2016, California voters let their voice be heard on proposition 64 which now allows anyone over age 21 to possess and use marijuana on a recreational basis. In response to the narrow victory, we are now making adjustments to our employment & recruitment protocols that may not be… Continue reading

And The Lifeguard Shortage Continues!

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This is that time of year when many cities and counties across the nation attempt to fill their lifeguard rosters for the summer however as we have seen the devastating lifeguard shortage only gets worse year after year. We have been made aware of one particular story coming out of… Continue reading

California Lifeguard Training Regulation (SB 116028)

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Recently we have been following the stories concerning the National Aquatic Safety Company (NASCO) based in Texas with much interest and as a result has ignited our resolve to see lifeguard training regulations see the light of day in the state of California. It is our position that regulations are… Continue reading

Severe Southern California Lifeguard Shortage

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Golden State Lifeguards is now in its 4th week of aggressive recruitment for ocean & pool lifeguards in the Southern California region and so far has not been able to hire any new candidates due to what is turning out to be one of the most severe lifeguard shortages ever… Continue reading

California drought: Are swimming pools a waste of water?

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Here is a story we found by Steve Scauzillo of the San Gabriel Valley Tribune: “Swimmin’ pools, movie stars.” The notable refrain from the “The Beverly Hillbillies” theme song describes it best. Not everyone who moves to California can become a movie star. But if you have enough money, you can… Continue reading