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Executive Director's Message

Are City Governments the Last Bastion Of Democracy?

Are City Governments the Last Bastion Of Democracy?

Cities are not just the laboratories of democracy; they may well also be its salvation.

Upcoming Legislative Milestones: Take Note, Take Action

Upcoming Legislative Milestones: Take Note, Take Action

Calls and letters to legislators from city officials expressing their positions on bills are a critical part of the League’s advocacy activities.

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News from the Institute for Local Government

Sustainability Yields Fiscal and Economic Benefits

Sustainability Yields Fiscal and Economic Benefits

New resources offer practical tips to enhance cities’ economic prosperity and fiscal health.

Inspiring the Creative Economy: How Cities Increase Economic Activity Through Innovation and The Arts

Inspiring the Creative Economy: How Cities Increase Economic Activity Through Innovation and The Arts

The arts can be an important economic engine for cities, no matter how large or small.

Inspiring the Creative Economy: A Gallery

Inspiring the Creative Economy: A Gallery

Temecula’s Business Incubator Helps Startups and More

Temecula’s Business Incubator Helps Startups and More

The city provides resources to help local small businesses succeed.

Glendale’s Economic Development Programs Revamp Its Image

Glendale’s Economic Development Programs Revamp Its Image

A decade of public-private development partnerships provided impetus for change.

High Desert Cities Collaborate for Economic Development

High Desert Cities Collaborate for Economic Development

Five cities took an innovative approach to attract business.

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California Cities Helen Putnam Award for Excellence

Eureka’s Arts District Drives Local Economy

Eureka’s Arts District Drives Local Economy

The arts benefit the community in many ways.

Mammoth Lakes Gateway Brands the Destination

Mammoth Lakes Gateway Brands the Destination

A unique collaboration helped realize a dream.