Ensuring that residents properly dispose of hazardous wastes — such as pesticides, batteries, needles and pharmaceuticals — from their homes is an important part of protecting the environment…
California finally has a strong regulatory framework that upholds local control, protects public safety and enhances patient safety. League staff and legal counsel are participating in…
The U.S. Communities purchasing alliance provides world-class products, resources and solutions. California cities saved approximately $4.5 million in 2014 through U.S. Communities.
Cities have made dramatic progress in the effort to end veteran homelessness, thanks to bold leadership and historic levels of federal resources.
The Summer Meal Coalition offers support to cities developing plans to meet 2016 goals.
Sponsored by the League Partners, the Helen Putnam Award for Excellence recognizes cities’ efforts to creatively address local challenges.
Resources and information on a broad range of local government topics are available in a helpful archive.
Timing is a critical element when you’re dealing with the legislative process, and this new tool helps city officials respond to calls for action.
Two new tools and positive developments on the legislative front are welcome news for cities.
Anyone who believes libraries are a withered vestige from sepia-tinted yesteryear hasn’t been inside their neighborhood branch lately.
New legislation returned to California cities and counties the authority to adopt ordinances regarding the massage therapy industry through a combination of land-use and business regulations.
In 10 years it is expected that, without greater investment, 25 percent of local streets and roads will be ranked “poor” — compared with 6 percent today. The local system will have an…
Help the League build its archive of images, and put your city hall in the spotlight.
Held each January in Sacramento, the academy features seasoned experts who present the nuts and bolts of city council operations.
Organized as a joint powers authority, CalTRUST offers short-term, medium-term and money market accounts. These accounts provide easy, safe and reliable options for public agencies.
The briefing covers the culmination of the two-year 2013-14 legislative session and highlights key bills signed by Gov. Jerry Brown in each of the League’s primary lobbying areas. The League’s…
An online questionnaire gives communities an opportunity to gain insights about candidates’ views on local control and other issues of importance to cities statewide.
The 2014 League of California Cities Annual Conference & Expo includes many new features and opportunities.
Local governments can access free resources and borrow equipment, including keypad polling devices and translation gear, to enhance public meetings and engage the community.