Public Finance

  • The city of Las Vegas was founded on May 15, 1905, when a land auction, in what is now known as downtown Las Vegas, resulted in the purchase of 110 acres of land. The city incorporated on March 16, 1911, and until 1944, operated under a "commission" form of government with each commissioner having administrative control over certain operating departments of the city. Since January 1, 1944, the city of Las Vegas has operated under what is commonly known as a "council/manager" form of government.

  • San Diego is the second-largest city in California. The city is located on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, immediately adjacent to the Mexican border. The birthplace of California, San Diego is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the U.S. Navy, and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center.

  • The Contra Costa Water District delivers safe, clean water to approximately 500,000 people in central and eastern Contra Costa County in Northern California. Formed in 1936 to provide water for irrigation and industry, CCWD is now one of the largest urban water districts in California and a leader in drinking-water treatment technology and source water protection.

  • Orange County's 3 million residents enjoy a nearly perfect climate in which parks and beaches provide abundant opportunities for outdoor activities. Orange County is the home of exciting professional sports, a wide range of tourist attractions and quality venues for visual and performing arts. Orange County boasts a thriving business economy and a well educated work force. The County of Orange is a regional service provider and planning agency whose core businesses include public safety, public health, environmental protection, regional planning, public assistance, social services and aviation.

  • Riverside County is located in Southern California. The name was taken from the city of Riverside, which is the county seat. Together, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties have been dubbed the Inland Empire. Riverside County is the fourth-most populous county in California, and among the fastest-growing areas of the United States in the past half a century (since 1960). There is a high concentration of sprawling house tract communities around Riverside and along the Interstate 10, 15 and 215 freeways.

  • San Diego County is located in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of California. It is the most southwestern county in the 48 contiguous United States. Its county seat and largest city is San Diego. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, San Diego County had a population of 3,095,313 people, making it the second most populous county in California.

  • Sonoma County is conveniently located 30 miles north of San Francisco. With over 200 award-winning wineries, scenic coastline and beaches, the mystical Russian River, majestic redwoods, 21 challenging golf courses, a thrilling road course and drag strip, more than 40 spas, fascinating museums, shopping, galleries, diverse festivals, farm markets and a variety of incredible eateries, why wouldn’t you choose Sonoma County?

  • Stanislaus County is located in the central valley of California. The county has a variety of cultural and sporting events to offer as well as music, art, festivals, golf, river rafting, boating & much more.

  • De La Rosa & Co. is a full-service investment bank with offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Since it was founded in 1989, De La Rosa has grown to become the third-ranked municipal bond underwriter in California by helping public entities and private businesses secure funding for capital projects.

  • East Bay Municipal Utility District, established by a vote of the people in 1923, has a proud history of providing high-quality drinking water for 1.3 million customers in Alameda and Contra Costa counties of California. The District's award-winning wastewater treatment protects San Francisco Bay and services 650,000 customers.

  • El Segundo Unified School District is dedicated to providing students and the community with an optimum learning environment that prepares educated, productive, compassionate citizens to meet the challenges of a global society in the 21st century.

  • Established in 1961, Irvine Ranch Water District provides drinking water, sewage collection and treatment, recycled water, and urban runoff treatment to Central Orange County, California. IRWD encompasses nearly 181 square miles extending from the Pacific coast to the foothills. The District serves the City of Irvine and portions of the Cities of Costa Mesa, Lake Forest, Newport Beach, Tustin, Santa Ana, Orange and unincorporated Orange County.

  • The Santa Clara Valley Water District manages an integrated water resources system that includes the supply of clean, safe water, flood protection and stewardship of streams on behalf of Santa Clara County’s 1.8 million residents. The district effectively manages 10 dams and surface water reservoirs, three water treatment plants, a state-of-the-art water quality laboratory, nearly 400 acres of groundwater recharge ponds and more than 275 miles of streams.

  • The State of California is located on the West Coast of the United States. It is the most populous U.S. state, home to 1 out of 8 Americans, and is the third largest state by area. It is home to the nation's second and fifth largest census statistical areas, and eight of the nation's 50 most populated cities. The capital city is Sacramento. Stradling attorneys Robert Whalen and Kevin Civale serve the State as Disclosure Counsel.

  • Stone & Youngberg is a leader in municipal finance in the Far West, with roots in California dating back to 1931. The company was acquired by Stifel Nicolaus & Company in 2011.

  • UC San Diego is an academic powerhouse and economic engine, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report. Innovation is central to who we are and what we do. Here, students learn that knowledge isn’t just acquired in the classroom—life is their laboratory.

  • The University of California, Irvine Medical Center (UCI Medical Center) is a major research hospital located in the City of Orange. It is Orange County's central public hospital and the teaching center for the University of California, Irvine School of Medicine.

  • Founded in 1955, UCLA Medical Center became Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in 2008, reopening in a new 10-story structure (eight above ground) that takes hospital design to a new level. The latest medical advances are provided in a welcoming environment that is filled with light and open spaces to enhance a sense of wellness and promote healing.

  • UCSF Medical Center is recognized throughout the world for innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research. We are consistently ranked one of the nation's top hospitals, according to an annual survey by U.S. News & World Report. For more than a century, we have offered the highest quality medical treatment.