• California JPIA Members Learn Best Approaches for Encounters with the Homeless During 2019 Risk Management Educational Forum

    Over the past decade, California has seen an alarming increase in the number of homeless people. As national and state programs fall short of fully addressing homelessness in California, local governments need effective strategies for addressing the increasing number of men, women, and children experiencing homelessness in their communities.
  • California JPIA Provides Update on Emergency Wildfire Smoke Regulation

    2018 was the most destructive fire season in California’s history. According to the National Interagency Coordination Center’s year-end statistical roundup, more than 1.8 million acres of California was burned by wildland fires.
  • Silver & Wright Welcomes Attorney Sam Siavoshi

    Attorney Samuel (Sam) Siavoshi brings diverse and wide-ranging legal skills to Silver & Wright. His unique real-world experiences include serving as an attorney in the United States Air Force, as well as working, living and studying abroad in multiple countries.

    The Orange County Chapter of Public Relations Society of America (OCPRSA) has released their 44th annual PROTOS Awards list. The PROTOS awards list celebrates exceptional public relations and communications work and professional.
  • OCI Coding is Helping to Fight Fires

    The California wildfires last November devastated hundreds of thousands of acres of land- over 153,000 acres as a result of The Camp Fire in Butte County and nearly 14,000 homes to be exact. This in addition to the many wildfires that have affected all of the American Pacific have prompted local governments to find preventative solutions.
  • SGMA Continues to Stay in Effect

    Five years have passed since Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed the Sustainable Groundwater Management Act into effect. Now, that law could help with the success of Gov. Gavin Newsom’s (D) own Water Resilience Portfolio, and help keep California water clean for generations to come. However, SGMA will have an economic impact on the state and its taxpayers.
  • Governments Can Form Banks as a Result of New California Law

    A new California state law allows local governments to form their own banks to handle taxpayer money. Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) announced on Wednesday, Oct. 2 that he signed the law co-authored by Assemblymen Miguel Santiago and David Chiu.
  • California JPIA to Present on “Lawsuit-Proofing Your City” at Upcoming MMASC Annual Conference

    California JPIA Liability Program Manager Paul Zeglovitch and attorney Scott J. Grossberg will present “Lawsuit-Proofing Your City” on November 14, during the upcoming Municipal Management Association of Southern California (MMASC) Annual Conference in Santa Barbara.
  • CSAC Holds Annual Meeting

    CSAC logo The California State Association of Counties will celebrate the 125th year anniversary as an association during our 2019 Annual Meeting in San Francisco from December 3 – 6.
  • IEUA Board Vice President Jasmin A. Hall Elected to Officer Position for the California Association of Sanitation Agencies Board of Directors

    During the California Association of Sanitation Agencies (CASA) Annual Conference, Jasmin A. Hall, Inland Empire Utilities Agency’s (IEUA) Board Vice President, was announced as the new CASA Board Secretary/Treasurer for fiscal year 2019/2020.