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.
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.
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.
More than 400 California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (JPIA) members, business partners, and staff gathered at the Hyatt Regency in Indian Wells from October 9 - 11 to learn about The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Risk Management, the theme of the Authority’s 2019 Risk Management Educational Forum.