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Article Legal Notes by Jeff Sloan and Tim Yeung

Investigating Complaints Against Public Employees: New Clarity for Employers

A recent decision from the Public Employment Relations Board provides clarity for employers struggling to balance the need for strict confidentiality with the due process rights of the accused and union requests for information, particularly in cases of sexual harassment.

Article Web Exclusive by Kristyn Laurence

The Nightmare Next Door: Elk Grove Takes Action

Kristyn Laurence is public affairs managers for the City of Elk Grove and can be reached at klaurence@elkgrovecity.org.


Rancho Cucamonga’s Community Champions Engage Latino Residents

This program plays a critical role in developing health-related policies and programs that improve residents’ quality of life.

Article City Forum by Jill Oviatt

Beyond CERT: Neighbors Network Takes Response to the Next Level

Until a disaster strikes, many communities don’t realize that it may be 72 hours to five days before first responders can reach everyone who needs help. A new program in Yountville helps residents be prepared to assist each other in the initial aftermath of a disaster.

Article City Forum by Perry Stottlemeyer

Practical Tools Help With Financial Reporting Challenges

Tap into resources designed for cities.

Article Features by Anton Dahlerbruch

Tips for Achieving Ballot Measure Success

Lessons learned from a failed effort and a successful one.

Article News from the Institute for the Local Government by Hanna Stelmakhovych

Preparing for the 2020 Census: What Cities Need to Know

The census drives important funding for city programs. California cities can play an active role in helping to make the 2020 census fair and accurate.

Article Legal Notes by Gary B. Bell and Holly O. Whatley

Wayfair Decision Means More Sales and Use Tax Revenues for Cities

A new law will help bridge the tax collection gap for online sales.

Article Features by Dion Jackson

Manufacturing: The Revenue Source You Forgot You Needed

Advanced manufacturing firms provide the highest quality jobs.

Article Features by Margery Haupt, LaWayne Hearn and Kevin Townsend

ABCs of Safety, Communications and Large Events

Tips developed by the team that coordinates an annual event drawing 750,000 visitors.

Article Features by Jim Madaffer

Where Transportation Technology and Funding Meet the Road

We are on the brink of a revolution in transportation.

Article News from the Institute for the Local Government by Erica L. Manuel

Connect With ILG at the Annual Conference & Expo

Check out ILG sessions and more.

Article Features by Ken Striplin

Tackling Homelessness

Cities do not have to wrestle with this issue alone.

Article Features by J. Scott Tiedemann and Alison Kalinski

#MeToo 2.0: A Guide to Help Navigate New Workplace Harassment Laws

A look at changes in the law and best practices.

Article Features

On the Record
Why do you take the time to attend League events?

Council members explain why they take the time to attend League events.

Article Executive Director's Message by Carolyn Coleman

Coming Together to Learn and Celebrate Our Progress

Join us in Long Beach for the League’s 2019 Annual Conference & Expo.

Article City Forum by Doug Linkhart

Gauging Your Community’s Capacity to Solve Problems and Thrive

Explore the National Civic League’s Civic Index, a self-assessment tool.