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TPA New Client Showcase: Stanislaus Council of Governments

TPA is proud and honored to announce that we have been retained by the Stanislaus Council of Governments (StanCOG) to provide state legislative and funding advocacy services. We look forward to supporting StanCOG and their mission to provide planning coordination that enhances the quality of life in the Stanislaus region by working with local governments, […]

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TPA Client Success: City of West Hollywood Receives Grant for Historic Walking Tour

TPA congratulates the City of West Hollywood Government (a TPA client) for being awarded a grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation. The proceeds from this grant will help fund the planning of a self-guided walking tour of its 82 designated historical homes and buildings. It will also help fund the implementation of the […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of Orange Cove

TPA is honored that the City of Orange Cove has asked us to continue to provide federal and state legislative and funding advocacy services to protect and promote their agenda in Washington, DC and Sacramento. We look forward to our ongoing collaboration with the City to help transform their vision into legacy. And kudos to […]

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TPA Quarterly Team Meeting

Starting off 2016 with a great meeting of Team TPA, bringing everyone together from our offices in Washington, DC, Sacramento, Northern California, Central California, and Southern California to the Marriott Cliffs Resort in Dana Point. We reviewed the strategic agendas and opportunities for our clients, discussed best practices, and reaffirmed our commitment to the principles […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of Fowler

TPA is honored that the City of Fowler has asked us to continue to provide federal and state legislative and funding advocacy services to protect and promote their agenda in Washington, DC and Sacramento. We look forward to our ongoing collaboration with the City to help transform their vision into legacy. And kudos to TPA Central […]

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TPA Client Success: City of South San Francisco Receives $67,590 Grant for Pee Wee Baseball Field Renovations

TPA congratulates the City of South San Francisco (a TPA client) for being awarded a grant in the amount of $67,590 from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund administered by the Major League Baseball Community. The proceeds from this grant will help fund the complete renovation of the Pee Wee Baseball Field at Brentwood Park, nestled in […]

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TPA Welcomes Director James Peterson

TPA is pleased to announce that James Peterson has joined the Firm to direct our offices in Washington, DC and Southern California. James will be responsible for leading federal advocacy efforts on behalf of TPA federal and state clients. James joined TPA after a long and distinguished 15-year career as a senior aide to U.S. […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: City of Parlier

TPA is proud and honored to announce that we have been retained by the City of Parlier to provide federal and state advocacy and grant funding services. Incorporated in 1921, the City of Parlier can be found in the heart of the Central Valley.The City’s namesake derives from the DeParlier family that migrated from Springfield, […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: Malaga County Water District

TPA is proud and honored to announce that we have been retained by the Malaga County Water District to provide state legislative and funding advocacy services. We look forward to supporting the District and their mission to manage the natural resources entrusted to them in order to provide reliable, high quality water supply, to provide healthy […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of San Leandro

TPA is honored that the City of San Leandro has asked us to continue to provide state advocacy services to protect and promote their legislative agenda in Sacramento. We look forward to our ongoing collaboration with the City to help transform their vision into legacy. And kudos to TPA Senior Director Niccolo De Luca and TPA […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of Fullerton

TPA is honored that the City of Fullerton has asked us to continue to provide federal and state advocacy and grant writing services to protect and promote its legislative and funding agendas in Washington, DC and Sacramento. We look forward to our continued collaboration with the City to help transform their vision into legacy. Thank you […]

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TPA Client Showcase: Kings Canyon Unified School District

TPA is honored that the Kings Canyon Unified School District (KCUSD) has asked us to continue to provide federal and state advocacy and grant writing services to protect and promote its legislative and funding agendas in Washington, DC and Sacramento. We look forward to our ongoing collaboration with the District to help transform their vision into […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Aliso Viejo Breaks Ground on Dairy Fork Wetland and Habitat Restoration Project

TPA congratulates the City of Aliso Viejo (a TPA client) for breaking ground on their Dairy Fork Wetland and Habitat Restoration Project. The project was funded by a $568,100 grant the City received from the Measure M2 Environmental Cleanup Program administered by the Orange County Transportation Authority. This regional project will treat runoff from Aliso […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau

TPA is proud and honored to announce that we have been retained by the Yosemite/Mariposa County Tourism Bureau (YMCTB) to provide federal and state advocacy services! We look forward to supporting YMCTB and its mission to promote the tourism economy of the Mariposa County region by attracting leisure and group overnight stays. To learn more […]

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TPA Client Showcase: Oakland Museum of California

TPA is honored that the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) has asked us to continue to provide federal, state, and local funding services and advocacy support. We look forward to our collaboration with OMCA to support their mission to inspire all Californians to create a more vibrant future for themselves and their communities. Thank you […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: Pinedale County Water District

TPA is proud and honored to announce that we have been retained by the Pinedale County Water District (PCWD) to provide federal and state funding advocacy services! Formed in 1954, PCWD provides water to 2,400 residential and 550 commercial accounts in Fresno County. The District’s service area encompasses nearly 1,270 acres in the City of […]

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Townsend Public Affairs Ranks as Top Ten Lobbying Firm in 2015

Townsend Public Affairs is excited to announce that once again we have been ranked among the top ten lobbying firms registered in the State of California. The Secretary of State officially reported TPA as the ninth (9th) largest advocacy firm in California in terms of revenue received for all of 2015. TPA is proud to […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Orange Cove Wins $247,000 Grant for Safe Routes to School Project

TPA congratulates the City of Orange Cove and the Kings Canyon Unified School District (TPA clients) for being awarded a grant in the amount of $247,000 from the Regional Competitive Active Transportation Program (ATP) administered by the Fresno Council of Governments. The proceeds from this grant will help fund the construction of a comprehensive “Safe […]

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TPA Client Success: City of South San Francisco Wins $868,000 Grant for Pedestrian Safety

TPA congratulates the City of South San Francisco (a TPA client) for being awarded a grant in the amount of $868,000 from the Statewide and Small Urban & Rural Components of the Active Transportation Program (ATP) administered by the California Department of Transportation. The proceeds from this grant will help fund the Linden/Spruce Avenues traffic […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Brea Wins $652,000 Grant for Community-Wide Tracks Project

TPA congratulates the City of Brea (a TPA client) for being awarded a grant in the amount of $652,000 from the Regional Competitive Active Transportation Program (ATP) administered by the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG). The proceeds from this grant will help fund the final segment of the Tracks at Brea Project, and will […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Selma Receives $556,000 Grant for Pedestrian Safety

TPA congratulates the City of Selma (a TPA client) for being awarded two grants in the total amount of $556,000 from the Regional Competitive Active Transportation Program (ATP) administered by the Fresno Council of Governments. The proceeds from these grants will help fund both the implementation of an Active Transportation Plan as well as the […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Fowler Receives $111,350 Grant for Safe Routes to School Project

TPA congratulates the City of Fowler (a TPA client) for being awarded a grant in the amount of $111,350 from the Regional Competitive Active Transportation Program (ATP) administered by the Fresno Council of Governments. The proceeds from this grant will help fund the construction of the City’s “Safe Routes To School” project: pedestrian crossing facilities […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: City of Chowchilla

TPA is proud and honored to announce that we have been retained by the City of Chowchilla to provide federal and state funding advocacy services! Incorporated in 1923, the City of Chowchilla derives its name from the indigenous American tribe of Chaushila Yokut Indians. With a population of almost 20,000 residents, the City is located […]

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TPA Client Showcase: Oakland Zoo

TPA is honored that the Oakland Zoo has asked us to continue to provide federal, state, and local legislative advocacy services to protect and promote its agenda in Washington, DC and Sacramento! TPA was proud to help the Oakland Zoo secure the passage of Assembly Bill 96 (Atkins), which helps to protect elephants and other […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: Computers 2 San Diego Kids

TPA is proud and honored to announce that we have been retained by Computers 2 SD Kids (C2SDK) to provide funding advocacy services. C2SDK is a nonprofit organization that believes all children and families in San Diego need to be computer literate and have equal access to technology. TPA will support the efforts of C2SDK […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Orange Cove Receives $50,000 Grant for Community Center

TPA congratulates the City of Orange Cove (a TPA client) for winning a grant in the amount of $50,000 from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation. The proceeds from this grant will be used to pay for the rehabilitation and renovation of the City’s community center. Their application was awarded the maximum amount of funding […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of Palo Alto

TPA is honored that the City of Palo Alto has asked to continue to provide State legislative advocacy services to protect and promote its legislative agenda in Sacramento! We look forward to our continued collaboration with the City to help transform its vision into legacy.

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TPA New Client Showcase: City of Riverbank

TPA is proud and honored to announce we have been hired by the City of Riverbank to provide State and federal funding advocacy services! Riverbank is a growing community of over 23,000 residents located in Stanislaus County along the Stanislaus River in the heart of the Central Valley. (The City was formerly known as Burneyville […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Buena Park Receives $429,262 Grant for Recreational Trails

TPA congratulates the City of Buena Park (a TPA client) for winning a grant in the amount of $429,262 from the Clean Transportation Funding – MSRC (Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee) Program of the South Coast Air Quality Management District – SCAQMD. The proceeds from this grant will be used to build a […]

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TPA Client Showcase: Fallbrook Public Utility District

TPA is honored that the Fallbrook Public Utility District has asked us to continue to provide State and federal advocacy and grant writing services to protect and promote its legislative and funding agenda in Sacramento and Washington, D.C. We look forward to our continued collaboration with the District to help transform its vision into legacy!

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TPA New Client Showcase: Port of Hueneme

TPA is proud and honored to announce that we have been hired by The Port of Hueneme to provide State legislative advocacy services in Sacramento! The Port of Hueneme, located in Ventura County, is a major driver of the regional economy as well as key contributor to the economic development for all of Southern California. […]

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TPA Client Success: Kings Canyon Unified School District Receives $500,000 Grant for CNG Fueling

TPA congratulates the Kings Canyon Unified School District (a TPA client) for winning a $500,000 grant from the Natural Gas Fueling Infrastructure Grant Program of the California Energy Commission. Funds from the grant will be used to purchase equipment to improve the fueling infrastructure at the Central Valley Transportation Center that is jointly shared by […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of Berkeley

TPA is honored that the City of Berkeley has asked us to continue to provide advocacy services to protect and promote its legislative and funding agenda in Sacramento. We look forward to our continued collaboration with the City to help transform its progressive vision into legacy…Thank you Berkeley!!

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TPA New Client Showcase: City of Huron

TPA is proud and honored to announce it has been hired by the City of Huron to provide State and federal legislative and funding advocacy services! The City of Huron is located in the heart of the Central Valley, just off of State Route 269 (also known as Lassen Avenue). Originally founded in 1888 as […]

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TPA Client Showcase: Orange County Sanitation District

TPA is honored that the Orange County Sanitation District has asked us to continue to provide legislative and funding advocacy services. TPA has been proud to serve the District for many years to promote its priority legislation and funding needs. We look forward to our continued work and collaboration to help transform their vision into […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: Desert Recreation District

TPA is proud and honored to announce it has been hired by the Desert Recreation District to provide legislative and funding advocacy services. Established by the State Legislature in 1950, the District is the largest of its kind in California and serves communities spanning 1,800 square miles from Thermal, Coachella, and Indio to La Quinta […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of Oakland

TPA is honored that the City of Oakland has asked us to continue to provide state and federal advocacy and grant funding services. TPA has been proud to serve the City for several years to promote its priority legislation and funding needs, and we look forward to our continued work and collaboration with the City […]

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TPA Welcomes Senior Associate Sharon Gonsalves

Townsend Public Affairs is very pleased to announce that Sharon Gonsalves has joined the Firm as a Senior Associate in the TPA State Capitol Office in Sacramento! Sharon Gonsalves joined Townsend Public Affairs, Inc. after a decade of service with the California Legislature working in the State Capitol. Sharon has focused on major policy issues […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of San Pablo

TPA congratulates long-time client City of San Pablo, CA for their recognition by the California Department of Parks and Recreation for the successful completion of the new Rumrill Sports Park funded by a $3 million grant from the Proposition 84 Statewide Parks Program. And kudos to TPA Northern California Senior Director Niccolo DeLuca and TPA […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of Dinuba

TPA congratulates long-time client City of Dinuba for their recognition by the California Department of Parks and Recreation for the successful completion of their new Sportsplex funded by a $822,300 grant from the Proposition 84 Statewide Parks Program. And kudos to TPA Central Valley Director Richard Harmon and TPA Associate Sophia Sadaat for their great […]

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TPA Client Showcase: Discovery Cube Orange County

TPA congratulates long-time client Discovery Cube Orange County for their recognition by the California Department of Parks and Recreation for the successful completion of their new Natural Resources Pavilion funded by a $7 million grant from the Proposition 84 Nature Education Facilities Program. And kudos to TPA Senior Associate Cori Williams for her great work […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of Hayward

TPA is honored that the City of Hayward has asked us to continue to provide state advocacy and grant funding services! TPA has been proud to serve the City for the past 7 years on priority legislation and funding needs, and we look forward to continued work and collaboration with the City to transform its […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Dinuba Receives $125,000 Grant for Police Services

TPA is proud to announce that our long-time client, the City of Dinuba, has been awarded a grant from the Community Oriented Police Services (COPS) Hiring program of the US Department of Justice in the amount of $125,000 to hire one full-time police officer to support their efforts in giving advanced specialized training to prevent […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Oakland Receives $1.85 Million Grant for Police Services

TPA is proud to announce that our long-time client, the City of Oakland, has been awarded a grant from the Community Oriented Police Services (COPS) Hiring program of the US Department of Justice in the amount of $1.85 million to hire 15 additional police officers to support their efforts in building trust through community engagement. […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of West Hollywood

TPA is honored that the City of West Hollywood has asked us to continue to provide them with grant funding advocacy services! We were proud to assist the City in securing a grant award in the amount of $529,000 to support the Los Angeles LGBT Center’s equality in prevention and services for domestic abuse program, […]

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TPA Client Success: Off the Chain Bike Bus Legislation Pedals Into Law

TPA is proud to announce that Governor Jerry Brown signed into law Senate Bill 530 (Pan) while riding on a 15 passenger bike bus and sipping on some local suds! The legislation, sponsored by bike bus operator Off the Chain Bike Bus (a TPA client), will regulate bike buses in California and allow for alcohol […]

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TPA Client Success: Oakland Zoo Elephant Protection Legislation Stampedes Into Law

TPA is proud to announce that Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 96 (Atkins) into law, which will help protect elephants and other animals from abuse. Co-sponsored by the Oakland Zoo (a long-time TPA client) and the Humane Society, AB 96 will now prohibit the importation or sale of ivory and rhinoceros horns in California. […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: City of Clovis

TPA is honored that the City of Clovis has asked us to provide grant writing services for Proposition 1 Water Bond funds and other funding opportunities for water infrastructure. The City seeks to expand the reach of its successful “purple pipe” water recycling project that will improve local water supply reliability and reduce dependence on […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of Hesperia

TPA is honored that the City of Hesperia has asked us to continue to provide advocacy and grant funding services! The City has been a leader in San Bernardino County, California in efforts to conserve and more efficiently use water resources. TPA has been working closely with the City to secure much needed funding for […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of Anaheim

TPA is honored to announce that we once again represent the City of Anaheim! During our previous tenure with the City we secured over $11 million in grants from the State of California to fund the construction of a variety of city projects including the Haskett Branch of the Anaheim Public Library, the West Anaheim […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Buena Park Receives $358,000 Grant for Park Project

Townsend Public Affairs is proud to announce that long-time client, the City of Buena Park, has been awarded a Housing-Related Parks Program Grant through the California Department of Housing and Community Development! Funded by proceeds from Proposition 84 (2006 Park Bond Initiative that TPA participated in drafting), the City will receive a total of $358,975 […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Walnut Creek Parking Legislation Driven Into Law

TPA is proud to announce that Governor Brown signed AB 451 (Bonilla) that was sponsored by the City of Walnut Creek, a TPA client! The legislation will enable cities and counties to adopt parking ordinances that best facilitate economic activity in their jurisdictions. Specifically, this bill clarifies the ability of cities and counties to authorize […]

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TPA Client Success: Cities of Fullerton and Brea Fire Protection Legislation Blazes Into Law

TPA is pleased and proud to announce that earlier today Governor Brown signed SB 354 (Huff) that was sponsored by two of our long-time clients: the Cities of Brea and Fullerton. The legislation will provide a technical fix that was identified by CalPERS in order to implement SB 1251 (Huff) that was signed into law […]

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Townsend Public Affairs Ranks as Top Ten Lobbying Firm in California

Townsend Public Affairs is excited to announce that once again we have been ranked among the top ten lobbying firms in the State of California. The Secretary of State officially ranked TPA as the ninth (9th) largest advocacy firm during the current legislative session according to revenues reported for the first sixth months of 2015. […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: City of Duarte

Townsend Public Affairs is proud to highlight a new client, the City of Duarte. […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Emeryville Receives $478,000 Grant for Park Project

TPA and long-time client the City of Emeryville, worked together to secure $477,950 in grant funds through the Housing Related Parks Program (HRP) […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Colton Receives $228,000 Planning Grant

The City of Colton was awarded $228,181 from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to fund the City’s Focused Sustainable Planning Program (FSPG) […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Brea Receives $950,000 Grant for Trail Project

The City of Brea, a long time TPA client, was recently awarded $950,000 from the California Natural Resources Agency […]

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In Memoriam: Colonel John (Jack) V. Foley

“The water policy leadership of California as well as the community at large suffered a major loss with the passing of Col. Foley […]

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TPA Client Showcase: Katharyn Bandoni of OC Conservation Corps Recognized as 2014 Woman of Distinction

Katharyn Bandoni, Chief Executive Officer of Orange County Conservation Corps (OCCC), has been recognized by Senator Lou Correa and Assemblywoman Sharon Quirk-Silva […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: City of Huntington Beach

Townsend Public Affairs is excited to announce a new client, the City of Huntington Beach […]

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TPA Client Showcase: Westminster City Council Member Diana Carey Recognized as Woman of the Year

Townsend Public Affairs is proud to announce that Diana Carey, Council Member for the City of Westminster, has been recognized by Assembly Member Allan Mansoor as the 2014 Woman of the year for the 74th State Assembly District. In recognition of Women’s History Month, the State legislature annually recognizes extraordinary women of California. Assembly Member […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: City of Walnut Creek

Townsend Public Affairs has recently been hired by the City of Walnut Creek to provide State and Federal legislative and funding advocacy services […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos

Townsend Public Affairs is proud to highlight our new client, the Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos. The mission of the Dana Adobe Nipomo Amigos is to restore and preserve the historic Dana Adobe and promote development of the Rancho Nipomo Heritage Park as a means of enhancing knowledge and understanding of California’s Rancho era, to encourage […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: City of San Leandro

TPA is excited to announce a new partnership with the City of San Leandro. […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Brea Receives $1 Million Grant for Trail Project

Townsend Public Affairs helped the longtime client, the City of Brea, secure another exciting funding win recently. The City has been awarded $1 Million in grant funds through the Bicycle Corridor Improvement Program. They were ranked first out of all the applications! The City will use these funds for the “Tracks at Brea” trail project. […]

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TPA Client News: Discovery Cube Orange County Breaks Ground for Major Expansion

The Discovery Science Center (DSC), one of TPA’s longest clients, broke ground on January 24, 2014 to expand their Santa Ana facility. DSC is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating young people, assisting teachers and increasing public understanding of science, math and technology through interactive exhibits and programs. DSC is the most attended science center […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Tulare Receives $7 Million Grant for Highway Interchange Project

Townsend Public Affairs worked with the City of Tulare to receive $7 million from Proposition 1B for improvements to the Cartmill Avenue Interchange on State Route 99. The proposed project would modify the existing interchange to provide the necessary capacity for future traffic volumes, address safety and design concerns with the current interchange and would […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Hayward Wins $396,000 Highway Safety Grant

The City of Hayward, a long time client was recently awarded $396,000 from the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) to address safety concerns for […]

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TPA Client Success: Land Conservancy of San Luis Obispo County Wins $262,000 Landscaping Grant

These much needed funds will help purchase native trees and landscaping at the Octagon Barn Center that will mitigate significant air quality, noise, and traffic congestion from the major transportation improvements nearby […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of Emeryville Provides Critical Testimony for Community Schools

Senator Carol Liu, Chair of the Committee, hosted a tour across the State focused on community school projects that came to an end with the Senate informational hearing […]

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TPA Client Showcase: North Orange County Community College District Wins National Award

Townsend Public Affairs (TPA) is proud to congratulate our client, North Orange County Community College District (NOCCCD) and its School of Continuing Education, for winning the Silver Medallion of Achievement […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Carson Pension Reform Legislation Retires Into Law

Through TPA’s efforts, Governor Brown recently signed AB 1144 (Hall), a bill establishing public employee benefit rights into law for the City of Carson […]

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TPA Team News: Nicole Woodworth Graduates from TPA Summer Internship Program

TPA would like to congratulate Nicole Woodworth for completing a three month internship with Townsend Public Affairs […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Hayward Receives $177,000 Grant for Urban Transit Planning

TPA is excited to announce the California Department of Transportation awarded the City of Hayward a $177,060 grant from the Statewide or Urban Transit Planning Studies program [..]

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TPA Client Success: City of Oakland Receives $4.9 Million in Grants for Public Safety Emergency Center

Townsend Public Affairs (TPA) helped the City of Oakland keep […]

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TPA Client Success: County of Mariposa Received $25,000 Grant for Energy Efficiency Projects

Mariposa County has been a strong advocate for energy efficiency programs, and continues to search for ways to improve the environment […]

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TPA Client Success: Merced County Association of Governments Receives $1.6 Million for Pollution-Reducing Vehicles

Thanks to the advocacy of TPA, the Department of Transportation has granted the Merced County Association of Governments 10 partial Buy America waivers worth $1,566,036 […]

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TPA Client Success: Latino Health Access Receives $4.4 Million Grant and Opens Park Project

Townsend Public Affairs is proud to announce the grand opening of the Green Heart Families Park and Community Center in Santa Ana (Familias Corazones Verdes Park and Community Center) […]

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TPA Client Showcase: Orange County Water Agencies Brief California Treasurer Bill Lockyer

TPA was proud to once again serve as a sponsor of the Orange County Water Summit, including seeing California Treasurer, Bill Lockyer, serve as the keynote speaker. […]

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TPA Client Showcase: Discovery Cube Orange County Receives National Award at White House

Townsend Public Affairs, Inc. is proud to announce the National Medal for Museum and Library Service has been awarded to longtime client, the Discovery Science Center […]

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TPA Client Showcase: City of Emeryville Receives $190,000 Grant and Opens Family Resource and Wellness Center

On March 26, 2013, the Emery Unified School District held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the opening of the Family Resource and Wellness Center, located in Emeryville. […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Tulare Receives $124,000 Grant for Fire Department

Townsend Public Affairs was recently successful in assisting the City of Tulare win a $123,600 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) administered by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) […]

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TPA New Client Showcase: Orange County Conservation Corps

Townsend Public Affairs is proud to highlight our new client, the Orange County Conservation Corp (OCCC) […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Oakland Receives $7.8 Million Grant for Fire Department

Townsend Public Affairs is proud to announce the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) awarded the City of Oakland a $7.8 million grant from the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) program […]

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TPA Client Success: Orange County Great Park Receives $45,000 Grant for Transit Service

Townsend Public Affairs assisted the Orange County Great Park, in partnership with the City of Irvine, to apply and secure $45,000 in funding to provide much need shuttle service to the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon and XPO […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Fullerton Wins Gang Reduction Funding Worth $1 Million

The City of Fullerton has long been plagued with increasing gang membership and its resulting criminal activity.  Local residents feared that that the gang problem was out of control […]

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TPA Client Showcase: Orange County Water Agencies Brief California Resources Agency Secretary John Laird

Townsend Public Affairs facilitated a visit by Natural Resources Secretary John Laird with the Orange County Sanitation District, Orange County Water District and Municipal Water District of Orange County.  These two water agencies […]

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TPA Client Success: Discovery Cube Orange County Receives $7 Million Grant for Facility Expansion

Discovery Science Center is embarking on a $62 million capital campaign to expand the Discovery Science Center. The $18.5 million first phase will include a new 40,000-square-foot Discovery Pavilion, […]

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TPA Client Showcase: Orange County Great Park to Host 2014 Solar Decathlon

For the first time, following a national, competitive process, this biennial worldwide competition will be held outside of Washington, D.C., and take place on October 3-13, 2013 here in California at the Orange County Great Park. […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Tulare Receives $3.3 Million Grant for Highway Safety Project

Through the 2006 voter-approved Proposition 1B Highway-Railroad Crossing Safety (HRCSA) Grant Program, Townsend Public Affairs was successful in helping the City of Tulare secure $3.3 Million […]

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TPA Client Success: Orange County Community Colleges Legislative Task Force Veterans Legislation Promoted Into Law

Governor Brown recently signed several veteran-related bills into law, including AB 2478 (Hayashi). Townsend Public Affairs sponsored this bill on behalf of the Orange County Community College Legislative Task Force […]

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TPA Team News: Christopher Townsend Receives Richard J. O’Neill Lifetime Achievement Award

The 18th Annual Truman Awards Dinner was held on Monday, September 17, 2012 at Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel. […]

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TPA Client Success: City of Berkeley Receives $540,000 Grant for Senior Housing

Townsend Public Affairs was recently successful in its efforts to allow the City of Berkeley to retain roughly $540,000 in funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). […]

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TPA Client Success: County of Mariposa Receives $800,000 in Funding for Student Pedestrian Safety Projects

Townsend Public Affairs was recently successful in helping their client, Mariposa County, receive approximately $800,000 in funding from both the Federal (SRTS) and State (SR2S) Safe Routes to School Programs. […]

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