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Article City Forum Eva Spiegel

Redesigned League Website Offers New Tools and Features

The website features enhanced tools to help League members advocate for their cities, become involved in the policy-making process and learn about important upcoming educational opportunities for…

Article City Forum Eva Spiegel

Key Milestones Ahead in 2012 Legislative Session

One of the most critical periods for legislative action is between now and the first week of July. Learn how you can support the advocacy efforts of California cities.

Article City Forum Charlotte Dickson

HEAL Cities Campaign Supports Healthy Communities

Obesity and related diseases threaten the health of cities’ most vulnerable populations, particularly children and youth. As part of an effort to address obesity, California cities are participating in the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Cities Campaign and adopting land-use, economic development and employee wellness policies that support health.

Article City Forum Eva Spiegel

Celebrating 30 Years: The Helen Putnam Award for Excellence Program

This year marks a milestone for the League and California cities.

Article City Forum Eva Spiegel

Protect Local Control by Supporting CitiPAC

A strong and well-funded political action committee is essential to deterring initiative efforts that would cut funds for local programs, weaken local decision-making or transfer state…

Article City Forum Samantha Caygill

California Civic Leadership Institute Expands to Engage More Local Leaders

Now in its eighth year, CCLI gives local leaders an in-depth understanding of the critical and complex issues affecting the state, including water, transportation, energy and housing. The program…

Article City Forum Thomas E. Shanks

Rebuilding Trust in Local Government

Article City Forum Dan Carrigg

California Expands Efforts to Collect Taxes From Internet Sales: Local Agency Revenues to Benefit

Not collecting taxes on sales provides out-of-state online retailers a significant price advantage over instate “bricks and mortar” businesses. As online commerce continues to grow, a solution…

Article City Forum Dan Harrison

League-Sponsored Financial Solutions for California Cities Provide Significant Savings

These services offer convenient investment and favorable returns, low-cost financing and discounted purchasing.

Article City Forum Eva Spiegel

Plan Your Time at the Annual Conference Now!

It’s time to start thinking about how to make the most of this educational opportunity.

Article City Forum Karen Avilla

Making the Most of Your Banking Relationship

Revisiting our banking relationships offers a painless way of recovering and generating revenue for our cash-strapped cities.

Article City Forum Lisa G. Rosenblum

Sunnyvale’s Investment Increases Efficiency and Improves Library Services

It’s ironic but true: During tough economic times as library budgets are being cut, public library use increases. Sunnyvale used technology to overcome this challenge.