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May 2015

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Executive Director's Message

How Civic Architecture and Sports Build Community

How Civic Architecture and Sports Build Community

Public spaces unite us and inspire our nation’s explorers, dreamers and leaders.

Prospects for Community Economic Development Are Finally Looking Up

Prospects for Community Economic Development Are Finally Looking Up

Two new tools and positive developments on the legislative front are welcome news for cities.

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News from the Institute for Local Government

Partnering for Prosperity

Partnering for Prosperity

Residents, entrepreneurs and nonprofit representatives in Merced share ideas on how business and community leaders can partner to help grow, strengthen and diversify the local economy.

Using Tourism to Grow Your Community’s Economy

Using Tourism to Grow Your Community’s Economy

Travelers spent $117 billion in California in 2014, and tourism provided jobs for more than 1 million Californians. Many regional destinations are leveraging their unique qualities and characteristics to build local tourism economies.

Reducing Unfunded Liabilities for Other Post-Employment Benefits

Reducing Unfunded Liabilities for Other Post-Employment Benefits

Learn how one city reduced its liability by 73 percent.

Planting the Seeds for a Healthy and Vibrant Community

Planting the Seeds for a Healthy and Vibrant Community

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California Cities Helen Putnam Award for Excellence

Team Chico Boosts Economic Development

Team Chico Boosts Economic Development

Team Chico is a public-private partnership that helps businesses identify and explore opportunities for growth and expansion.

Fontana Arts Program Invigorates Local Economy

Fontana Arts Program Invigorates Local Economy

A dynamic arts program enhances the community’s quality of life and the local economy.