• CalChoice Associate Members Comply with Customer Privacy Report Audit

    Padlock with CalChoice Logo insideOn August 31, 2012, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued Decision 12-08-045, which extends privacy protections to customers of community choice aggregators. To comply with the regulation, each CalChoice CCA was required to submit AMI reports before April 30, 2022. Documents submitted to the CPUC included the 2021 Annual Data Privacy Report and the Independent Auditors Report Agreed Upon Procedures (AUP). 
  • Pico Rivera Earns AA Bond Rating from S&P Global

    City of Pico Rivera Earns AA Bond ratingOn April 26, 2022, the City of Pico Rivera received an AA bond rating from Standard and Poor’s (S&P), one of the leading rating agencies in the country. Pico Rivera’s AA rating reflects the strength of the City’s local economy and fiscal outlook, financial management policies and practices, and budgetary performance.
  • Apple Valley Choice Energy Celebrates its Five-Year Anniversary

    Apple Valley Choice Energy (AVCE), the Town’s locally-operated electrical power provider, celebrated its five-year anniversary on April 1, 2022. AVCE currently serves 23,164 residential customers and 2,403 commercial customers throughout the Town.
  • CalPERS Moves Forward on New Retired Annuitant Regulation

    On Monday, April 18, 2022, the Pension and Health Benefits Committee of the CalPERS Board of Administration voted to move forward with adopting a regulation governing the employment of retired persons, or “retired annuitants.”
  • Cal/OSHA Adopts Next Iteration of ETS

    On April 21, 2022, California’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board adopted the next iteration of the Cal/OSHA Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”), which sets out workplace safety requirements related to COVID-19 applicable to public employers. This latest ETS comes a few weeks before the current ETS is set to expire on May 6, 2022.