The City of Perris won the Award for Excellence in the Health and
Wellness Programs category of the 2014 Helen Putnam Award for
Excellence program. To learn more about the award program,
The city converted public housing to privately owned affordable housing and created a new neighborhood. The five-year planning process involved all key stakeholders, including existing residents,…
The $45 million project, completed five months ahead of schedule
and on budget, was funded by a General Airport Revenue Bond and
passenger facility charges.
An upward trend in substance abuse spurred a partnership of the
city, county and school district.
The process gives residents a voice in spending decisions.
The Goleta Prepare Now/Goleta Prepárese Hoy program provides
education and training to community members so they can assist
their families and neighborhoods during a disaster.
Monrovia’s YES Program Opens Doors For At-Risk Teens The program
provides career opportunities and guidance.
Eureka Reaches Teens With GULCH Youth helped design a character
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
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,
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
The city did something dramatically different with its budget
report to capture the community’s attention about a looming
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
Participants get hands-on experience in public safety work.
These projects increase civic pride and produce remarkable results.