The City of Pico Rivera recently launched a Streetlight Conversion Project to acquire local streetlights from Southern California Edison (SCE) and upgrade more than 3,000 lights to brighter, more efficient Light Emitting Diode (LED) fixtures.
At first glance, the destroyed campus of Paradise Elementary School and the new energy infrastructure upgrades in Ramona Unified School District seem to have little connection. The schools’ situations, however, both stem from their relationship with California’s investor-owned utilities.
Unless you own a lot of residential rental property, you probably concede there is a serious housing problem in California. Rarely a day goes by we don’t hear about, read about, or directly witness evidence of the problem. There’s no question it is real.
Jasmine Nachtigall-Fournier is a Co-Founder and President of GovInvest Inc., a government technology company focused on solving one of the biggest fiscal challenges at every level of government: unfunded pension and OPEB liabilities.
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.
The California State Association of Counties has released their 2019 Challenge Award Recipients, which honors 51 programs from 27 counties across the state. Choosing from 284 entries, the list spotlights the most innovative programs developed by California’s Counties.