Osby Named New County Fire Chief

This week the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors announced the appointment of Chief Deputy Daryl L. Osby as the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s next Fire Chief. Chief Osby, who is currently the Chief Deputy, Business Operations, was chosen by the board after a national search. He began his public safety career 27 years […]

Schiff leads hearing on firefighting policy

By Mary O’KEEFE Representative Adam Schiff recently testified before the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Interior, Environment and Related Agencies to call for a reconsideration and possible repeal of U.S. Forest Service policies prohibiting nighttime flights. This action was spurred by the Station Fire. “Fire officials agree that the most important part of fighting fires is […]