The City of Paramount, a California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA) member agency, is recognized as a model local government for its proactive response to recent quality of life challenges affecting its residents.
CalChoice Executive Director Jason Caudle, Director of Procurement and Regulatory Cathy DeFalco, and Treasurer Barbara Boswell attended the 2019 California Community Choice Association (CalCCA) Annual Meeting from Nov. 6-7 in Redondo Beach.
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.
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.