California’s economy is improving, and local revenues are picking
up. But fiscal challenges remain, especially in the area of
escalating costs. More cities are heading into financial
Recent legislation provides a new regulatory framework.
Expanded production of the Monterey Shale Formation could create
Safeguards have not kept pace with fracking, which poses hazards.
Cities can participate directly in youth arts programs that have
Attend educational sessions and hear speakers with inspiring
Launched in 2014, the awards highlight cities and counties using
innovative projects to achieve safety, preservation and
sustainability goals for the local street and road systems.
Take a look at the many professional development and networking
opportunities in store at the 2014 Annual Conference and Expo.
The law that established California’s landmark waste hierarchy of
“reduce, reuse and recycle” led to collaborative efforts and the
concept of product stewardship.
San Rafael has focused on sustainable land use by preserving open
space, encouraging mixed-use infill development and adopting
green building requirements. Now its community is actively
Local governments use a wide variety of technology options in their efforts to connect with their communities. While some technology may be costly, many options are reasonably priced and the range…
Five cities took an innovative approach to attract business.
A decade of public-private development partnerships provided impetus for change.
The city provides resources to help local small businesses
The arts can be an important economic engine for cities, no matter how large or small.