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Article Features Yvonne Hunter

Historic Preservation: A Springboard For Economic Development

Local agencies are using historic preservation to promote financial vitality.

Article Features Bina LefkovitzJonathan RaymondJay Schenirer

Summer at City Hall: Partnership Focuses on Youth

Summer at City Hall focuses on teen learning and leadership and provides a model for other communities seeking to create an engaging and enriching summer program for youth.

Article Features Anna Swanson

Annual Conference Highlights
League of California Cities 2013 Annual Conference & Expo Sacramento Convention Center, Sept. 18-20

A look at the highlights of the League of California Cities 2013 Annual Conference & Expo.

Article Features Lindsay Buckley

Beyond the Light Bulb: Natural Gas Opportunities for Local Agencies

Natural gas offers ways to increase efficiency and save money.

Article Features Anna Swanson

Annual Conference Preview
League of California Cities 2013 Annual Conference & Expo Sacramento Convention Center, Sept. 18-20

An overview of the League of California Cities 2013 Annual Conference & Expo coming to Sacramento next month.

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On the Record
How does the League help you serve your community?

Local elected officials weigh in on how the League of California Cities helps them serve the public.

Article Features Don Nottoli

The Current Plan is Flawed

Article Features Mark Cowin

The Bay Delta Conservation Plan: An Overview and Local Perspectives

The Delta supplies a large share of the water used in Southern California and other parts of the state. A new plan proposes dramatic changes to how water is moved from the Delta.

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Award of Excellence for Writing

Western City Article on Controversial Bay-Delta Conservation Plan Wins Award

Article Features Steven R. MeyersBritt K. Strottman

Under California: Knowing What Lies Beneath

Most people are generally unaware of what lies beneath the streets they travel on each day. Understanding the sub-surface infrastructure is an important local government consideration.

Article Features Samantha Caygill

From Local Government to the Legislature: Making the Transition Part 2 of 2

Freshman legislators share insights about the California Civic Leadership Institute®.

Article Features Craig Watson

How the Arts and Cultural Tourism Spur Economic Development

How cities are taking advantage of local talent to showcase their community’s unique personality and stimulate economic activity in numerous ways.

Article Features Samantha Caygill

From Local Government to the Legislature: Making the Transition

In November 2012 the Legislature welcomed 39 new members, the largest freshman class since 1966. In the Assembly, 69 percent have local government experience.