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October 2017

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Executive Director's Message

Stopping the Runaway Pension Train

Stopping the Runaway Pension Train

Increasing pension costs could push cities already in financial distress closer to the brink of bankruptcy.

Local Siting Grants Available for Corrections Re-Entry Facilities

Local Siting Grants Available for Corrections Re-Entry Facilities

A $25 million Community-Based Transitional Housing Program offers incentive grants for providing transitional housing sites for recently released offenders.

Police Departments Use Creative Approaches to Build Public Trust

Police Departments Use Creative Approaches to Build Public Trust

A foundation of community trust and strong community relationships is crucial for law enforcement to effectively prevent crime and safely resolve situations that involve residents.

Focusing on Safe Disposal of Sharps and Pharmaceutical Waste

Focusing on Safe Disposal of Sharps and Pharmaceutical Waste

Local governments’ extended producer responsibility programs offer policy models for other states.

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California Cities Helen Putnam Award for Excellence

Rialto’s Summer Bridge Program Empowers At-Risk Youth

Rialto’s Summer Bridge Program Empowers At-Risk Youth

A collaborative effort helps keep kids on track.

Santa Clarita Pushes Back Against Heroin

Santa Clarita Pushes Back Against Heroin

The city mobilized a hard-hitting campaign to address a crisis.

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Legal Notes

Court Rejects Challenges to Mello-Roos District in San Ramon

Court Rejects Challenges to Mello-Roos District in San Ramon

The decision is an important reminder for cities that the creation of Mello-Roos Community Facilities Districts may be a potential tool to supplement funds needed to provide services to new...

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