California Strategies & Advocacy builds on statewide expertise by promoting van Zuiden, an Expert in Advanced Transportation and Technologies, Environment, and Renewable Energy Policy and Regulations. SACRAMENTO — California Strategies & Advocacy LLC, the state’s largest public-affairs consulting firm, is pleased to announce Claire van Zuiden as the firm’s newest Sacramento Partner. Serving in multiple […]

California Strategies & Advocacy Announces New Partner, Kristin Olsen

California Strategies & Advocacy builds on statewide connections by adding Olsen, an Expert in Water, Agriculture, Local Government, Messaging, and K-12 and Higher Education. SACRAMENTO — California Strategies & Advocacy LLC, the state’s largest public-affairs consulting firm, is pleased to announce the addition of former state legislative leader Kristin Olsen as Principal to the firm’s […]


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Rusty Areias Community Garden Opened

Congratulations To @Rusty Areias for this recognition! This dedication is for your important and pivotal role, while the Director of the California State Parks, to fund the purchase of this 300 acre farm to establish the Martial Cottle Park Read more:

Trailblazer: Cynthia Guerrero breaks boundaries in tech lobbying

s one of California’s top tech lobbyists, Cynthia Guerrero has been a driving force for nearly two decades in bridging the gap between public policy and tech companies to make an impact in her community. Read more:

Ben Haddad Makes San Diego Business Journal Top 500

Ben Haddad, a principal at California Strategies since 2006, has a broad range of public policy, communications and government relations experience. Before joining California Strategies, he was senior vice president for communications at Science Applications International Corp. He has also served on the board of the San Diego County Water Authority, as well as worked […]

Bob White Wins the ‘Founders Award’ at the 2017 Alonzo Awards in San Diego

In 2017, Bob was recognized for his lifelong commitment to Downtown San Diego with the prestigious Founders Award presented at the 2017 Alonzo Awards Dinner. The award honors Bob for his work with then Mayor Pete Wilson to “transform Downtown into the vibrant economic epicenter of San Diego” Read more:

Bob White Wins ‘Significant Sig Award’

In 2017, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary Sigma Chi Fraternity, Bob White was selected as one 150 living members for induction in Hall of Fame. This is a prestigious honor. From Sigma Chi: “The Significant Sig award is one of the Fraternity’s highest honors. It recognizes “those alumni members whose achievements in their […]

Brulte sets sights on rebuilding State GOP

U-T San Diego – 23 January 2013 “Jim Brulte likens the California GOP to the San Diego Chargers.”Like the Republican Party, they didn’t have a very good year,” says Brulte, a Charger season ticket holder and the man in line to become GOP state chairman in March.” Read more:

Four Years Later, Obama hints at ambitious agenda

“The election of the first African-American president was remarkable, but it may be more remarkable that we elected him again,” said Rusty Areias of Sacramento. “It says we are embracing the virtues and promises of our Constitution and Bill of Rights.” Read more:

Brulte Kicks Off CRP Bid At San Diego GOP Meeting

“Last night I was pleased to be on hand as, in front of an enthusiastic crowd of over 300 GOP leaders and activists at the monthly meeting of the San Diego County Republican Party Central Committee, former State Senator Jim Brulte officially kicked off his campaign for Chairman of the California Republican Party.” Read more: […]