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Act Now to Create a Healthier Community

Act Now to Create a Healthier Community

As local officials, we grapple with a lot of challenging issues and tough situations, and we don’t always agree on the best thing to do. But once in a while we come across something that makes such good sense we can all agree on it.

April 2012
HEAL Cities Campaign Supports Healthy Communities

HEAL Cities Campaign Supports Healthy Communities

Obesity and related diseases threaten the health of cities’ most vulnerable populations, particularly children and youth. In response, California cities are participating in the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Cities Campaign and adopting policies that support health.

April 2012
The League Steps Up on Pension Reform

The League Steps Up on Pension Reform

Pension costs for most California municipalities are likely to increase 25 percent or more in the next three years. If sizable increases in pension costs are not mitigated, many cities will be forced to further reduce services and staffing to fund the pensions of those who remain on the payroll or are retired from service.

November 2011
Maintaining Our Momentum

Maintaining Our Momentum

October 2011
Social Media: Balancing the Rights of Employers and Employees

Social Media: Balancing the Rights of Employers and Employees

August 2011
Plan Your Time at the Annual Conference Now!

Plan Your Time at the Annual Conference Now!

It’s time to start thinking about how to make the most of this educational opportunity.

July 2011
Is the Bell Tolling for Pension Reform?

Is the Bell Tolling for Pension Reform?

Rapidly rising pension costs threaten the delivery of public services, compromise budgets and will push some cities to the brink of fiscal collapse.

July 2011
The Role of Public Works in Emergencies

The Role of Public Works in Emergencies

February 2011
California’s Mutual Aid System Provides Invaluable Support During San Bruno Disaster

California’s Mutual Aid System Provides Invaluable Support During San Bruno Disaster

February 2011
10 New Rules for Elected Officials in Times of Economic Meltdown

10 New Rules for Elected Officials in Times of Economic Meltdown

Local governments are experiencing permanent fiscal stress that undercuts their ability to respond to the big issues of the day. These rules provide helpful guidelines for local leaders.

January 2011