• Building a Talent-Centric Organization

    Are you changing as fast as the world around us? Talent drives success, but the talent practices many governments use are vestiges of another era.
  • California Choice Energy Authority to Purchase California Wind Energy from Avangrid Renewables

    Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc., and the California Choice Energy Authority (CalChoice) announced today three new power purchase agreements for wind energy from Avangrid Renewables’ Mountain View III Wind Farm in Palm Springs.
  • California JPIA Holds Newly Elected Officials Academy

    The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority’s Newly Elected Officials Academy was held in June in Laguna Beach with 23 elected officials from 17 member agencies.
  • California JPIA Sponsors California City Management Foundation

    The California City Management Foundation (CCMF) is the premier advocacy and support organization for city managers.
  • Skylar Hunter Joins Tripepi Smith

    Tripepi Smith welcomes Skylar Hunter as a new business analyst to the team. A former Public Relations Specialist with the City of Lake Forest, Skylar brings his experience working in a public agency combined with his creative talents in areas of graphic design and audio/video production.
  • ADA Web Accessibility Litigation is on the Rise

    The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority has partnered with Traci I. Park and Stephanie Gutirrez of Burke, Williams & Sorensen, LLP, to share the following information about increasing litigation associated with Americans with Disability Act web accessibility.
  • California Joint Powers Insurance Authority Appoints Marshall Goodman to Executive Committee

    Marshall Goodman, mayor of the City of La Palma, was appointed to the Executive Committee of the California Joint Powers Insurance Authority on April 24, 2019.
  • An Executive Interview with Retired City Manager Mike Egan

    Retired City Manager Mike Egan Michael Egan is an accomplished local government executive with nearly 30 years of experience capped with 20 years of City Manager responsibilities in the cities of Bellflower and Norwalk. During his tenure as City Manager, he was active in regional governance and local government-affiliated groups.
  • Sara Madsen Joins Team Tripepi Smith

    Tripepi Smith has gained a new full-time junior business analyst and graphic designer in Sara Madsen, effective June 14, 2019. Her work with the marketing-technology-public affairs firm was initially focused on market intelligence and graphic design projects.
  • Tripepi Smith Adds Maheen Surani to Team

    Tripepi Smith has gained a new full-time junior business analyst in Maheen Surani, effective June 13, 2019. Maheen comes to Tripepi Smith with a marketing and communications background from Robert Half paired with prior experience working in local government.