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Article Features Ryder Todd Smith

Protecting Your Professional Reputation Online

Public figures need to pay attention to more than just newspaper coverage.

Article Features Jennifer Whiting

League of California Cities 2017 Annual Conference & Expo Preview

Optimize your time at the conference.

Article Features Jim Lewis

Getting the Most Value From Your City’s Technology Investment

Technology increasingly serves as the backbone for providing local services.

Article Features Hang Tran

Governments Engaging Youth: Preparing for College, Career and Civic Life

Cities and school districts collaborate on work-based learning programs.

Article Features Karalee Browne

California Cities Create Carbon Funds to Support Climate Action

Many local agencies are developing internal funding sources to implement energy and climate action activities.

Article Features Tracy Dunne

Pleasanton Makes Recycling Water a Priority

The city’s efforts will save an estimated 450 million gallons of drinking water per year.

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Local Streets and Roads Awards Highlight Best Practices

The awards program recognizes local government projects that reduce waste and costs and promote sustainability.

Article Features George Khalil

Data Loss Prevention and Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide

Adapting and responding to cyber threats and protecting critical infrastructure are essential for cities.

Article Features John Montenero

The Paperless Office: Improving Service and Morale

Automating office workflows frees additional staff time for more strategic services.

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Local Leaders Make the Leap to the Legislature, Part 2 of 2

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….

Article Features Sarah RubinMahvash Hassan

Immigrants, the Economy and Civic Engagement

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…

Article Features Ignacio Dayrit

Fight Blight in Your City With Brownfields Tools

An underused set of funding resources offers tools that cities can use for virtually any site.

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Local Leaders Make the Leap to the Legislature, Part 1 of 2

The California Civic Leadership Institute® is an educational program designed for local government elected officials interested in running for the Legislature.

Article Features Patrice Chamberlain

Cities Fight Hunger and Improve Youth Health With CHAMPs

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.

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On the Record
What has been the biggest change in your city in the past 10 years?

Mayors and council members describe the biggest change in their city in the past decade.

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Mather Veterans Village: A Place to Call Home

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.

Article Features Dane Hutchings

California Voting Rights Act Reform Spurs Collaboration

The League and stakeholders negotiated a reform package that balances increased civic outreach with cost mitigation for cities.