The California Civic Leadership Institute® is an educational program sponsored by the League Partners and designed for local government elected officials interested in running for the Legislature….
Immigrants contribute significantly to California’s economy, both as employers and workers. The cities of Brawley, Oakley and Mountain View offer examples of how engaging immigrant communities…
An underused set of funding resources offers tools that cities can use for virtually any site.
The California Civic Leadership Institute® is an educational program designed for local government elected officials interested in running for the Legislature.
The Cities Combating Hunger Through After-School and Summer Meal Programs (CHAMPs) initiative supports city-led efforts that increase access to summer and after-school meal programs.
Mayors and council members describe the biggest change in their city in the past decade.
A new community for formerly homeless veterans with disabilities comprises 50 apartments, with plans underway to expand the project, add more housing and provide permanent supportive services on-site.
The League and stakeholders negotiated a reform package that balances increased civic outreach with cost mitigation for cities.
Changes in the law related to marijuana raise many concerns for cities.
A recent report underscores the critical need in California to develop a transportation funding solution that will keep residents and the economy moving forward.
Mayors and council members share their city’s top issue for the coming year.
Carolyn Coleman is the League’s first female executive director and its fourth executive director since 1934. She brings over 25 years of experience in public service and advocacy to her new…
Despite another chaotic legislative session, city officials can be satisfied that the League helped hold the line to preserve local control, revenue and flexibility and made progress in several areas.
Understanding the essentials of city finance is critical for city decision-makers. Elected officials find their job is easier when they can explain municipal finance’s basic elements to their…
Though every city is different, some essential elements of city revenues are common to cities throughout California.
Adaptation planning helps cities endure current and future impacts and thrive.
Multiple agencies and local organizations partnered to reduce violent crime.
McKenzie will retire this month.
Learn about new ways to better serve your city and residents.