California

RFP issued for Santa Barbara School District microgrid projects

As part of a collaborative effort with Sage Energy Consulting, the district has issued an RFP for 4.5 MW of solar capacity and 6 MWh of storage across 15 sites. Sage Energy Consulting has put together a request for proposals (RFP) for the design, installation, operation, and maintenance of solar-driven microgrids and electric vehicle charging infrastructure at schools throughout the ...

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Premiere Digital Deploys Solution for EIDR 2.5, Confirms 100% Compatibility

Los Angeles-based Premiere Digital, the media services, distribution and technology solutions company behind a number of large media customers and SaaS products (i.e., STOREFRONT), confirmed today that EIDR 2.5, the latest stack improvement for the Entertainment Identifier Registry, has deployed and completed reliability testing with 100% compatibility across the current installed base. The company migrated the existing code base for ...

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Santa Barbara, California Seeks Bids for at Least Six School Microgrids, Solar and Storage

The Santa Barbara Unified School District has issued a request for proposals for at least six school microgrids as part of a solar and resiliency project that encompasses 15 locations. The solicitation comes as schools and other California institutions and businesses seek ways to ensure electric reliability following last year’s power outages enacted by utilities to prevent wildfires. In addition ...

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Marijuana Businesses: Application Process Eased In County Areas

Businesses seeking to open in unincorporated Riverside County no longer have to go through a ranking process. The level of interest in submitting applications to the county to open cannabis businesses had slackened, according to Supervisor Perez. RIVERSIDE COUNTY, CA — As a stimulus measure, Riverside County supervisors Tuesday approved easing the application process for individuals and businesses seeking to ...

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LA Metro replaces agency-built app with Transit

Dive Brief: The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (LA Metro) selected Transit as its official mobile app partner, replacing the agency’s Go Metro LACMTA app. The Transit app will offer LA Metro riders real-time bus and train schedule information; step-by-step navigation and trip planning; personalized service alerts; and accessibility tools for those in-need, among other features. “Transit does a great job of taking ...

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Board eases requirements to apply for cannabis business permits

As a stimulus measure, Riverside County supervisors today approved easing the application process for individuals and businesses seeking to establish cannabis retail outlets and cultivation sites in unincorporated communities. “We're keeping the same criteria as before, looking at each project to ensure it meets the requirements of the county," Transportation & Land Management Agency Director Juan Perez told the Board ...

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Long Beach Joins Restaurants To Seniors Meal Program

A program designed to give local restaurants some business and help feed at-risk seniors launches today in Long Beach. Called the Great Plates Delivered: Home Meals For Seniors, the concept surfaced last month, with Gov. Gavin Newsom’s announcement of the program. Meals delivered May 29-June 10 will be mostly paid for by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) through the state, ...

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Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia’s May 18 update on coronavirus outbreak

The city will add another free home meal delivery service for older adults Mayor Robert Garcia Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia released this message on Monday, May 18, an update on the city’s status amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. This week we took another step to support seniors during this challenging time. The city will add another free home meal ...

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Fresno County Deferred Compensation looking for investment consultant

Fresno County (Calif.) Deferred Compensation Plan is searching for an investment consultant. The $257 million 457 plan issued an RFP because of the impending expiration of current consultant Northwest Capital Management’s contract on Dec. 13, confirmed Shannon W. Kirby, county purchasing analyst. The firm is invited to rebid. Nationwide Financial is the plan’s record keeper. The RFP is available on the Public ...

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Town of Moraga continues to explore possibilities for Hacienda

Hacienda de la Flores In mid-January, the town of Moraga released request for proposals to lease a portion of the first floor for an on-site restaurant at the Hacienda de las Flores that could also serve as the lead caterer to any events held on the property. The RFP targeted 44 prospects and 398 retail brokers, but garnered only one ...

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San Diego Port District Seeks Bids for Microgrid

The San Diego port district is seeking proposals from qualified firms to provide microgrid infrastructure at its Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal. Tenth Avenue Marine Terminal in San Diego. The microgrid is being funded with a $4.9 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) and $4.4 million in matching funds. The San Diego Unified Port District is building the project ...

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YuJa Selected by HEC Montréal for Lecture Capture and Live Streaming Capabilities

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–YuJa Inc., a leader in enterprise media solutions, formally announces a licensing agreement with HEC Montréal, a graduate business school located in Montréal, Canada. Procurement of the YuJa Enterprise Video Platform provides the graduate school with lecture capture solutions that enable the University to continue teaching courses online without interruption amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Following a meticulous ...

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OPINION: Why we filed a lawsuit

President of WCWC Last week Water for the Citizens of Weed California (WCWC ) and eight Weed Community Members filed a lawsuit against Churchill White LLP, a well-known Sacramento law firm which represented Roseburg Forest Products. I would like to explain why. The first meeting off concerned Citizens in Weed, after hearing rumors that the City might be losing our 2.0 ...

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The Hoopa Valley Tribe is Looking For Someone Who Can Make 500 Cloth Masks, Stat

From the Hoopa Valley Tribe: The Hoopa Valley Tribe’s COVID-19 Response Team is seeking proposals from interested parties to provide 500 handmade cloth masks. Individuals seeking to submit proposals must be 18 years or older. Masks must be completed and delivered by May 15, 2020. All Proposals must include the following: A design template that will be used for masks.Sample ...

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Suisun City RFP For New Railroad Avenue Pavement Rehabilitation Project

Proposals are due to the City of Suisun City, 701 Civic Center Boulevard, Suisun City, CA 94585, no later than 2:00 PM on May 26. Press release from the City of Suisun City: The City of Suisun City is requesting proposals to prepare plans, specifications and cost estimates (PS&E) for the New Railroad Avenue Pavement Rehabilitation Project. The Consultant will ...

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