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.
City officials share the best advice they’ve received on serving in public office.
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…
The lingering revenue effects from the Great Recession, changes to pension contributions, rising retiree medical costs and other factors almost guarantee that the financial future for California…
Ride-sharing and home-sharing services are affecting cities in a variety of ways. Seven California cities report their experiences.
Hoarding is a costly problem for cities to tackle, often taking hours of staff time and costing thousands of dollars.
A crime-ridden trail spurred unhappy residents into action and led to a collaborative effort involving a local nonprofit, the city, school district and multiple agencies.