Fort Bragg is California’s first Bee City USA®.
Despite the many innovative efficiency measures now in place
throughout the country, the United States wastes more than half
of all energy produced. Eight California cities are competing for
Woodland strives to promote the importance of expanding its tree
canopy to provide environmental, economic, health and aesthetic
benefits. Because trees help reduce greenhouse gases, the city
The annual Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Awards
Program recognizes projects that promote fiscal and environmental
sustainability in the local transportation system and can be…
Repair cafés help cities send a message that just because
something is broken, it need not be thrown away.
Sustainable communities are often better able to thrive and
become more prosperous; sustainability is not just about the
City officials seeking creative ways to finance economic
development projects should take a look at the tools provided by
A statewide study will examine replacing the outdated gasoline
tax with a road user charge.
National City used a comprehensive planning approach to address
community environmental and health concerns.
The City of Clovis transformed a three-acre unimproved lot into
an educational community recreation area that protects natural
resources and promotes healthy living.
As California residents and businesses increase the amount of
material they recycle, local governments seek ways to build
additional recycling facilities and expand existing programs.
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
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
Technology will soon be radically transforming agriculture and
the Salinas Valley, home to an agricultural industry that
generates over $8 billion annually.
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…
The combination of drought, higher temperatures and abundant dry
vegetation means that California’s fire season is now a
Many of the more progressive policies and programs in place today
started as smaller pilot programs.