• Meet the CCA Team: Pico Rivera Innovative Municipal Energy

    PRIME 5 Year Anniversary LogoFor the second installation of California Choice Energy Authority's new “Meet the CCA Team” series, we highlight associate member Pico Rivera Innovative Municipal Energy (PRIME). PRIME is the locally managed public energy provider of the City of Pico Rivera.
  • The California JPIA Advises on Public Agency Naloxone/Narcan Distribution

    The public health crisis that is the opioid addiction epidemic remains a threat to communities throughout California. In 2017, in an effort to reduce morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdose, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a statewide standing order permitting community organizations and other entities to obtain and distribute naloxone (Narcan), a life-saving medication used to reverse an opioid overdose, without a prescription.
  • California Public Utilities Commission Updates Net Metering Solar Tariff Policy

    On December 15, 2022, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) voted to approve NEM 3.0, an updated policy that modernizes the NEM solar tariff to promote solar and battery storage, support grid reliability and control electricity costs for all Californians.
  • City of Manteca Prioritizes Small Businesses to Revitalize Downtown

    City of Manteca Econ Dev logoA city's downtown area has an important and unique role in economic and social development. Downtowns create a concentrated area for commercial, cultural, and civic activities. In April 2023, the City of Manteca released the Small Business Assistance Matching Grant (SBAMG) and Façade Improvement Matching Grant Program (FIMG), in order to support the growth and expansion of local businesses and prioritize the revitalization of Downtown Manteca.
  • Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton to Deliver Keynote at the California JPIA Educational Forum

    The California Joint Powers Insurance Authority (California JPIA) is pleased to announce that Olympic gold medalist Scott Hamilton is the keynote speaker for the 28th Annual Risk Management Educational Forum. Scott is one of the world’s most recognized figure skating stars, winning an Olympic gold medal in 1984 and 70 additional titles, awards, and honors.