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ConFire Chief Jeff Carman to depart in March
Contra Costa County Fire Protection District ...By Nick Marnell

MOFD elections: Firefighters union achieves 100 percent ROI
Voters in the Moraga-Orinda Fire District ...By Nick Marnell

New MOFD board defies tradition, elects Danziger president
The three newly elected, union-supported members of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District governing board made an immediate impact Dec. 5 by shattering tradition and electing newcomer Steven Danziger as president of the district board of directors.
By Nick Marnell

Halfway through, Alliance contract a financial and operational success
There were times when Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Chief Jeff Carman felt unsure about the future of the Alliance, the business model that he spearheaded to provide ambulance transport service for most of Contra Costa County, which has performed better ...By Nick Marnell

Orinda teenager dies in early morning house fire
A teenage girl died and three people were injured after a single-family home in Orinda went up in flames in the predawn hours of Nov. 18.
According to fire officials, just before 4 a.m. ...
By Nick Marnell

Little decided in MOFD division races
The Election Day voter turnout gave few ...By Nick Marnell

MOFD starts process to relocate Fire Station 41
The Moraga-Orinda Fire District board authorized Fire Chief Dave Winnacker to enter into preliminary discussions with property owners as the first step in possible relocation of Moraga Fire Station 41 and the district administrative headquarters, also located in ...By Nick Marnell

Lamorinda rebuilt fire stations heading to the home stretch
Helped by construction friendly weather, and no additional contractor drama, the new Lafayette and Orinda fire stations are well on their way to spring 2019 completions, according to fire district officials.
By Nick Marnell

Plenty of money and plenty of nastiness define MOFD board races
The 2018 election for the directorships of ...By Nick Marnell

ConFire's Carman named fire chief of the year
The California Fire Chiefs Association named Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Chief Jeff Carman as its 2018 statewide fire chief of the year at its annual conference in Sacramento. The Ronny Jack Coleman award is named after retired State Fire Marshal Ronny ...By Nick Marnell

Lafayette residential occupancy fire inspections nearly complete
The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District made several changes to its fire prevention bureau in order to catch up on past due fire inspections and Fire Chief Jeff Carman has assured Lafayette residents that all mandated residential occupancy inspections will ...By Nick Marnell

Incumbent looks to hold off two challengers in MOFD Division 3 race
Steve Anderson, director since 2012, is in a heated race for the Moraga-Orinda Fire District Division 3 board seat. His opponents are union-backed Steven Danziger, a retired fire administrator, and independent Red Smith, a technology executive.
By Nick Marnell

Two Orindans compete to succeed Brad Barber in MOFD Division 4
Independent candidate and Orinda businesswoman Lucy Talbot runs against union-backed Michael Donner, a retired firefighter, for the Division 4 seat on the Moraga-Orinda Fire District board of directors.
By Nick Marnell

MOFD Division 1 race features stark differences between candidates
Independent candidate and Moraga businessman Nate Bell runs against union-backed Greg Baitx, a Moraga resident and firefighter with the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, for the Division 1 seat on the Moraga-Orinda Fire District board of directors.
By Nick Marnell

Fire chief dismisses two employees for unauthorized political activity
Two Moraga-Orinda Fire District aides acted ...By Nick Marnell

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