At the League’s largest conference of the year, network with 2,000 elected officials and staff, and choose from more than 60 sessions designed to educate and inform.
Two lifelong friends who lead neighboring cities find working together doubles their impact.
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 to…
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 a $5…
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 aims…
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…
Mayors and council members describe the most helpful aspect of League membership.
The California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) certifies massage professionals who meet the Massage Therapy Act’s requirements.
While CAMTC has taken positive steps to increase transparency and accountability, some additional work is still needed.
Sustainable communities are often better able to thrive and become more prosperous; sustainability is not just about the environment.
City officials describe the most challenging aspect of their work on the city council.
For years, the City of El Cajon grappled with the impacts of aggressive panhandlers, transients, serial inebriates and illegal alcohol sales to minors.
Parks play a key role in the fight against childhood obesity and can contribute significantly to cities’ economic prosperity.
National City used a comprehensive planning approach to address community environmental and health concerns.
Three new tools provide a number of promising options.
The steadily growing use of recreational drones has risen to the level of endangering first-responder aircraft as well as commercial jetliners. New regulations, while helpful, may not go far…
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 bill package.
City officials offer advice to newly elected council members.
The State of California houses a treasure trove of extremely valuable information; the problem is extracting and presenting it in a way that is meaningful and readily accessible. The Fair…
City officials share the best advice they’ve received on serving in public office.