Cities and counties are partnering with the California Statewide
Communities Development Authority to offer developers a way to
maximize project cash flow.
The consequences of opioid misuse are increasingly deadly.
The new tool gives cities much-needed flexibility.
Because a healthy democracy is built upon a foundation of engaged
citizens, inspiring young people to become involved is essential
to the future of strong cities.
Repair cafés help cities send a message that just because
something is broken, it need not be thrown away.
The League offers many ways to stay current on the latest
legislative activity, advocacy efforts and professional
Continuing education is essential in every profession. These two
conferences are geared to both experienced and recently elected
mayors and council members.
A statewide study will examine replacing the outdated gasoline
tax with a road user charge.
If you want a sneak preview of a city council’s future, a
planning commission meeting is a good place to start.
Although we have millions of acre-feet of empty space behind dams
to capture storm runoff and snowmelt, that space cannot protect
Californians against levee breaks, mudslides or overflowing
Ensuring that residents properly dispose of hazardous wastes —
such as pesticides, batteries, needles and pharmaceuticals — from
their homes is an important part of protecting the environment…
California finally has a strong regulatory framework that upholds
local control, protects public safety and enhances patient
safety. League staff and legal counsel are participating in…
The U.S. Communities purchasing alliance provides world-class
products, resources and solutions. California cities saved
approximately $4.5 million in 2014 through U.S. Communities.
Cities have made dramatic progress in the effort to end veteran homelessness, thanks to bold leadership and historic levels of federal resources.
The Summer Meal Coalition offers support to cities developing
plans to meet 2016 goals.
Sponsored by the League Partners, the Helen Putnam Award for
Excellence recognizes cities’ efforts to creatively address local
Resources and information on a broad range of local government
topics are available in a helpful archive.
Timing is a critical element when you’re dealing with the
legislative process, and this new tool helps city officials
respond to calls for action.
Two new tools and positive developments on the legislative front
are welcome news for cities.
Anyone who believes libraries are a withered vestige from
sepia-tinted yesteryear hasn’t been inside their neighborhood