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New Program Offers Help With Planning for Energy Emergencies

New Program Offers Help With Planning for Energy Emergencies

The California Local Energy Assurance Planning program offers local governments support in planning for interruptions to energy supplies.

July 2012
Hayward Uses Murals to Fight Blight

Hayward Uses Murals to Fight Blight

Hayward’s Mural Art Program offers an outstanding example of a local effort that has helped reduce crime, build public-private partnerships, enhance community pride and save taxpayers’ money.

March 2012
Civil Gang Injunctions: What Can They Do for Your City?

Civil Gang Injunctions: What Can They Do for Your City?

December 2011
“Realignment” in Any Other State Would Be Called “Community Corrections”

“Realignment” in Any Other State Would Be Called “Community Corrections”

The California corrections realignment plan is sweeping and aggressive. Instead of trying to accomplish a decline in prison population over a gradual period, the California plan is largely driven by a need to drastically reduce prison populations by 25 percent over the next two years.

November 2011
Santa Cruz Launches Smartphone Application for Public Safety

Santa Cruz Launches Smartphone Application for Public Safety

October 2011
Health and Safety Receiverships: An Effective Code Enforcement Remedy in Tough Times

Health and Safety Receiverships: An Effective Code Enforcement Remedy in Tough Times

October 2011
Protecting Consumers and Enhancing Public Safety

Protecting Consumers and Enhancing Public Safety

A voluntary statewide certification program for massage professionals complements local governments’ rules and regulations.

October 2011
Building Leadership Skills for Emergency Situations

Building Leadership Skills for Emergency Situations

October 2011

Disaster Mitigation Planning Builds Sustainable Communities

October 2011
Evaluating Green Fleet Options

Evaluating Green Fleet Options

Cities and counties throughout California are considering adopting policies and programs to “green” their fleets by purchasing fuel-efficient and alternative-fuel vehicles.

July 2011