The city partnered with residents to find creative ways to address tough challenges.
A public project demonstrates sustainable stormwater management practices and offers an educational, inviting space.
The arts benefit the community in many ways.
A unique collaboration helped realize a dream.
The Fun on the Run Mobile Recreation program visits four low-income neighborhood areas weekly to keep children engaged and active after school with physical activities, games, crafts and nutrition…
The City of Ontario partnered with Mercy House Living Centers to create a full-service continuum of care that would provide the social and capital infrastructure necessary to transition all…
Every year, thousands of visitors flock to Legacy Park, which was designed to showcase six regionally significant habitats, including the coastal prairie, woodlands, coastal bluffs, riparian…
Like many cities throughout California, Montclair and Ontario are faced with breaking the cycle of low adult educational attainment, family poverty and workforce development hurdles. An innovative…
The city did something dramatically different with its budget report to capture the community’s attention about a looming deficit.
The City of Santa Maria’s Listos program emphasizes sharing emergency and disaster preparedness skills, using a culturally appropriate curriculum that overcomes language and trust barriers.
Participants get hands-on experience in public safety work.
These projects increase civic pride and produce remarkable results.
Using a variety of partnerships and local initiatives, Cathedral City reduced its energy costs.
The app provides a way to report a wide range of issues, including potholes, vandalism, water leaks and more, directly to city staff.
SmartRiverside has helped transform the city by promoting high-tech businesses, encouraging collaboration and creating a forum for communication between students and high-tech organizations.
The Neighborhood Impact Program uses neighborhood revitalization and partnerships to address health, safety and social issues.
The city provided its senior population with high-quality, affordable housing close to the services they need.
How one city overcame significant community resistance.
Like many California cities, San Carlos has faced some serious budgetary challenges in recent years.