More cities are using civilian oversight organizations to reform
and oversee their police departments. But what these
organizations can do varies from city to city. Western
City sat down with city attorneys from Oakland and
Sacramento to discuss their cities’ approaches to civilian
Cities throughout California, including Ventura, are dealing with
an uptick in hate speech during remote public meetings. But just
knowing that vile, hateful comments can happen does not fully
ready you for a well-organized hate campaign.
Like many cities, Moreno Valley grapples with a low college
completion rate. A new set of low-cost programs aims to change
that. Nearly two-thirds of participants have experienced an
improvement in their GPA. Most have secured full-time jobs in
their fields and reported positive changes in their wages.
A new report found that the existential effects of human-caused
climate change are getting worse. The bright spot in all of this
is that many cities in California are at the forefront of trying
to address climate change. That’s why we must think locally but
Access to transportation in under-resourced communities — both in
rural areas and large central cities — has reached a critical
juncture. In these neighborhoods, transportation isn’t just a
convenience, it’s a lifeline.
Employers can no longer afford to be reactive when recruiting new
employees. GovInvest’s new compensation module provides
continuous insights in a digestible format that can keep your
agency competitive and responsive.