A new report from the League and its partners showcases existing
and emerging approaches that are having a positive impact on
homelessness in California communities.
An inclusive and interactive gathering of highly engaged city
leaders from throughout the state ensures that the League’s
highest priorities reflect the common interests of California
When making decisions or taking action, the savvy local official
embraces the notion that the law creates a floor for ethical
behavior — not a ceiling. In other words, just because a
Increasing pension costs could push cities already in financial
distress closer to the brink of bankruptcy.
We have achieved important victories on behalf of cities this
year on our strategic goals and in other areas.
Attend the League’s 2017 annual conference and advocate for your
city during the final days of the legislative session.
Economic development is both a strategy and a process involving a
web of interdependent factors.
Significant barriers and disincentives constrain the production
of housing. These include local and national economic and job
market conditions, challenges for developers and a lack of
The measure won’t put the “gut and amend” game out of business,
but it helps California voters, journalists and the democratic
During a ballot measure campaign, a critic said, “If you’re going
to try to kill the king, you’d better succeed.”
Cities have a responsibility to work with their county, state and
federal partners to provide the services needed to address this
It is often said that the price of liberty is eternal vigilance.
It also appears to be the price of local control.