The city launched a pilot program after local homelessness-related services were reduced or cut.
Training and mentoring employees on the job and investing in their growth saves time and money.
The city mobilized a hard-hitting campaign to address a crisis.
A collaborative effort helps keep kids on track.
A public-private partnership promotes healthy living and provides free fitness classes and more to residents of all ages.
Students become stewards of the land and water.
City Corps participants gain valuable career skills.
Concerned residents volunteered to implement a program to mitigate the drought’s impact.
A connected community is a stronger community.
First Weekend Palm Desert helps increase the city’s tax revenues and makes it a regional center for the arts by drawing crowds to lively events from November through May.
Animal shelters nationwide are inundated during “kitten season.”
The city took legal action to help property owners effect change and address the shootings, illegal drug sales, traffic and other problems that plagued the complex.
The city and its partners created a model that helps communities use limited resources to solve multiple problems.
After years of fiscal challenges, the city implemented innovative programs to boost efficiency and accountability.
The online registry provides an important public safety tool.
A one-stop center serves people who want to break the cycle of violence.
The committee advises the council and participates in local events.
Palmdale gives residents a way to help address critical infrastructure challenges.
A city biotech incubator, a talent attraction campaign and a higher education initiative for workforce development help foster economic growth.
The city worked with its major employers, the local transit agency and Reedley College to address a shortage of workers with needed skills.