California

Glendale leaves door open for new Christmas light company next year

Christmas lights are on display in downtown Glendale for the 2018 Glendale Glitters holiday lights event. In recent years, the light display has featured 1.6 million bulbs across 16 blocks.  The same company has lit up downtown Glendale for the annual Glendale Glitters holiday lights display for the last 19 years. Instead of signing that company for another five years, ...

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Request For Proposals To Provide Services In Conjunction With Town of Los Gatos BMP Program

Emphasis will be placed on the directly relevant qualifications and capacity of the Consultant. Press release from the Town of Los Gatos: July 31, 2020 The Town of Los Gatos is seeking a qualified consultant to provide services in conjunction with the Town’s Below Market Price (BMP) Program. The Town of Los Gatos has a population of approximately 31,000 residents ...

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Suisun City RFP – Lawler Ranch Masonry And Monument Sign Painting Project

Press release from the City of Suisun City: July 27, 2020 A mandatory pre-bid meeting will be held in the Council Chambers within City Hall on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 9:30 AM. The City of Suisun City is requesting proposals to provide painting services for the Lawler Ranch Masonry Wall and Monument Sign Painting Project. The Contractor shall possess ...

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CalSavers Seeks Proposals for Program Fund External Auditing Services

PRACTICE MANAGEMENT The CalSavers Retirement Savings Board has issued a request for proposals for program fund external auditing services.Specifically, the RFP—CRSB01-20-Program Fund External Auditing Services—seeks proposals from an independent certified public accountant interested in providing program fund external auditing services. The RFP includes the standard agreement the selected firm will be expected to execute. The Board is the body that administers CalSavers, ...

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Smart Meetings Launches Smart Sourcing Channel Giving Meetings Industry Virtual Place to Continue Business

Sausalito – In a response to the new normal of planning brought on by COVID, today Smart Meetings officially announced the launch of their new Smart Sourcing Channel powered by Zentila.  More on Spindigit: A New Report Predicts Shifts in Consumer Demands in the Wake of COVID-19David Lefkowitz, MD, a Cardiologist with NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell Medical CenterSpokes Digital Attends the Largest Marijuana Expo ...

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Los Angeles County Employees seeks high-yield fixed-income managers

Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association is searching for a manager or managers to run more than $1 billion, or 3.3% of total plan assets, in an actively managed high-yield fixed-income portfolio, according to an RFP on the $58 billion pension fund’s website. Pasadena, Calif.-based LACERA launched the search as a result of a January reorganization of its $5.6 billion ...

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Two proposals compete to redefine Sports Arena area development

The Midway Sports and Entertainment Team Development concept. The Brookfield + ASM Global Development concept. Two competing and contrasting plans to redevelop the former Sports Arena site were presented to the Midway-Pacific Highway Community Planning Group in July. Presenters were Brookfield+ASM Global Development and Midway Sports and Entertainment Team Development, which were the two top groups to emerge from the City’s recent ...

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Request for Proposals: Federal Advocacy Services

The County of Sacramento invites interested individuals and firms to submit proposals to perform federal advocacy services. The successful contractor will report to the Office of the County Executive and is responsible for providing advocacy services on behalf of the County. Scope of Work:  Federal advocacy efforts include, but are not limited to: 1. Advocate on behalf of Sacramento County and ...

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YuJa Formally Announces Partnership with Lamar University to Provide Site-Wide Video CMS and Lecture Capture Capabilities

SAN JOSE, Calif. — YuJa Inc., a leader in enterprise media solutions, announces today that Lamar University, a public university in Beaumont, Texas, has selected the YuJa Enterprise Video Platform in efforts to improve student engagement campus-wide. Home to over 15,000 students, Lamar University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and offers over 100 degree opportunities. ...

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The U.S. installed more microgrids in 2019 than ever before

While then vast majority of microgrid projects are still for distributed fossil generation, the share of renewable microgrids is rising, driven by high-volume adopters, like The Red Cross. Shell Technology Center’s Microgrid In Wood Mackenzie’s newest report, US microgrid forecast H1 2020: Coronavirus delays projects and impacts origination, the organization shares that 546 microgrids were installed in the United States during 2019, ...

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Hills council delivers rubbish rate respite

The Los Altos Hills City Council July 16 unanimously approved an amendment to the town’s 15-year franchise agreement with GreenWaste Recovery to reduce garbage collection rate increases for the coming year.  Instead of a 9% increase to rates during fiscal year 2020-2021, which began July 1, residents’ bills will reflect a 2.45% increase. “Staff made this request in recognition that ...

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LA Pride Departing From West Hollywood

WEST HOLLYWOOD—On Tuesday, July 14, the West Hollywood City Council received a letter from Christopher Street West (CSW), organizer of LA Pride, that declared their decision to move the event for 2021 after residing in the city for 40 years. The new location for its annual festivities has not been announced. CSW stated in their letter, “as our non-profit organization ...

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Los Angeles IT Services Sourcing Cloud Server Migration RFP Solutions Launched

Los Angeles IT sourcing as a service provider Technology Source has launched its sourcing solution for cloud server migrations. Sourcing as a service helps businesses find top cloud server providers on a budget by outsourcing the RFP process for businesses in USA and Canada SANTA ANA, CA — Los Angeles IT sourcing as a service provider Technology Source announced the ...

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Los Angeles IT Services Sourcing Cloud Server Migration RFP Solutions Launched

Los Angeles IT sourcing as a service provider Technology Source has launched its sourcing solution for cloud server migrations. Los Angeles IT Los Angeles IT sourcing as a service provider Technology Source has launched its sourcing solution for cloud server migrations. Sourcing as a service helps businesses find top cloud server providers on a budget by outsourcing the RFP process ...

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The California Walnut Commission issues RFP

The California Walnut Commission, headquartered in Folsom, California, has conducted marketing activities on behalf of the California Walnut Industry in the United Kingdom since 2017. In order to increase awareness and utilisation of walnuts by commercial users as well as consumers, an assortment of promotional and educational programs must be designed, implemented and evaluated.  The Commission has utilised a Trade ...

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LACERA approves fixed-income, ‘bench’ manager searches

Los Angeles County Employees Retirement Association’s board approved two searches, one for an actively managed high-yield fixed-income manager and another for a list of preapproved providers for transition management services, said Jonathan Grabel, CIO of the $57 billion pension fund. Pasadena, Calif.-based LACERA expects to launch an RFP for a firm to manage more than $1 billion, or 3.3% of ...

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Mohammed Nuru, toilets, and the contract that explains San Francisco all too well

Guess how much this cost? There are times when things are just so on-the-nose these days, one wonders if the writers for this show we call “Reality in America in the year 2020” have run out of ideas.  That’s how you feel when you realize that, before Vallejo residents could manage to hit the streets to protest police killing an ...

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Knightscope Awarded NCPA Nationwide Procurement Contract

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Knightscope, Inc., a developer of advanced physical security technologies utilizing fully autonomous robots focused on enhancing U.S. security operations, announced today that the Company has been awarded the contract for Autonomous Security Robots (ASRs) by the National Cooperative Purchasing Alliance (NCPA). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200709005269/en/ NCPA is a leading national government ...

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Glendale to pick Christmas light company in Thursday meeting

This 2018 photo shows the Christmas lights display, put up by Mesa-based Christmas Light Decorators, in downtown Glendale for the Glendale Glitters holiday lights event. In recent years, the light display has featured 1.6 million bulbs across 16 blocks. Scottsdale-based Custom Holiday Lights challenged CLD to take over the contract for the event, but city staff is recommending City Council ...

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PD/GWSS Board Votes to Maintain Assessment Rate at $1.00 for 2020 Harvest

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Pierce’s Disease (PD)/Glassy-winged Sharpshooter (GWSS) Board voted to recommend a wine and grape industry assessment rate for the 2020 harvest of $1.00 per $1,000 of crop value, the same rate assessed for 2019, at a July 7 meeting held via a Zoom web conference from Sacramento. The Board recommends the annual assessment ...

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