The City of Los Angeles launched a program in which parks are
kept open until 11:00 p.m., and volunteers and staff facilitate
safe, healthy activities.
Using programs ranging from truancy reduction to summer reading,
cities are taking unique and collaborative approaches to combat
summer learning loss and prepare students of all ages to return
Open library access can lead to dilemmas such as situations
involving patrons who bring in excessive amounts of personal
belongings and use the library as a temporary shelter.
Palmdale gives residents a way to help address critical
The committee advises the council and participates in local
The app facilitates a dialogue with Fresno’s diverse residents.
Many California cities are looking at how the Internet of Things
can serve the public.
The city is using a variety of initiatives to address its high
rate of childhood obesity.
Volunteers connect the community and enhance the quality of life
in cities throughout the Golden State.
The program offers an enjoyable way for children and adults to
learn organic gardening, be physically active, make smart food
choices and work together.
A web-based volunteer recruitment tool meets the needs of the
city’s residents and its community partners.
Parks play a key role in the fight against childhood obesity and can contribute significantly to cities’ economic prosperity.
The city recruited seniors to supervise and support students as
they walk or bike to and from school.
Significant positive developments for the League included the
adoption of a new economic development tool for lower-income
communities and the passage of a medical marijuana regulatory
Hoarding is a costly problem for cities to tackle, often taking
hours of staff time and costing thousands of dollars.
A crime-ridden trail spurred unhappy residents into action and
led to a collaborative effort involving a local nonprofit, the
city, school district and multiple agencies.
Cities have made dramatic progress in the effort to end veteran homelessness, thanks to bold leadership and historic levels of federal resources.
A newly updated online resource provides a framework for
The Summer Meal Coalition offers support to cities developing
plans to meet 2016 goals.
A dynamic arts program enhances the community’s quality of life
and the local economy.