• City of Martinez Finalizes New District Map

    The City of Martinez recently concluded their redistricting process with their City Council formally adopting their new election district map selected by their Independent Redistricting Commission. Tripepi Smith began working with the City in December 2021 to optimize the Commission’s community outreach efforts.
  • Tripepi Smith Kicks Off SB 1383 Outreach Campaign for Town of Yucca Valley

    Yucca Valley Logo On March 17, 2022, Tripepi Smith kicked off a year-long project with the Town of Yucca Valley to provide education and public outreach for their organics recycling (SB 1383) efforts.
  • John Balliet Joins Team Tripepi Smith

    Tripepi Smith is excited to expand its employee roster with Junior Business Analyst John Balliet, who joined the team on May 16, 2022.
  • California JPIA Member City of Camarillo Wins Earth Day Award for North Pleasant Valley Groundwater Desalter Facility

    The County of Ventura Board of Supervisors recently recognized the City of Camarillo with an Earth Day 2022 Award for the North Pleasant Valley Groundwater Desalter Facility.
  • California JPIA Member City of Chino Hills Receives FEMA Funding to Support Fuel Reduction Project

    Chino Hills Logo with Green Landscape The City of Chino Hills, a member of the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA), has received $565,000 in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) funding to support a fuel reduction project that will reduce the potential for wildfires.
  • California JPIA Member City of Dana Point’s Public Works Department Exemplifies “Ready & Resilient”

    National Public Works Week, May 15–21, 2022, celebrated the contributions of public works personnel throughout the nation, educating the public about how public works employees plan, build, and operate at the heart of communities to improve residents’ quality of life. This year’s theme, “Ready & Resilient,” touched upon the dedicated spirit of public works employees.
  • California JPIA Explains Updated Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards

    Covid 19 Virus The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA) advises public agencies that on April 21, 2022, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (Cal/OSHA) adopted revisions to the Cal/OSHA COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for the third time.
  • California JPIA Recognizes Milestone Anniversary for Maintenance Worker Chris Yanonis

    Chris Yanonis Headshot Visitors to the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA)’s beautiful campus in La Palma can bear witness to the impact of Maintenance Worker Chris Yanonis, who celebrates 15 years as a California JPIA staff member.
  • Cracking the Code

    CJPIA Logo The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA), which first partnered with the California Association of Code Enforcement Officers (CACEO) in 2018 in response to an ongoing rise in assaults on these officers, is offering training for its member agencies’ code enforcement officers.
  • California JPIA Welcomes New Staff

    CJPIA Logo With the goal of providing exemplary and substantive service to its members, the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA) continues to strategically advance the structure and number of its dedicated staff to anticipate extended needs. In March 2022, the Authority increased its dynamic team with the addition of two new professionals: Administrative Assistant Jennifer Torres and Training Assistant Kanisha Adams, who join the California JPIA to support members and assist in the development of fundamental Authority services.