Immigrants contribute significantly to California’s economy, both
as employers and workers. The cities of Brawley, Oakley and
Mountain View offer examples of how engaging immigrant
An underused set of funding resources offers tools that cities can use for virtually any site.
The California Civic Leadership Institute® is an educational
program designed for local government elected officials
interested in running for the Legislature.
The Cities Combating Hunger Through After-School and Summer Meal
Programs (CHAMPs) initiative supports city-led efforts that
increase access to summer and after-school meal programs.
Mayors and council members describe the biggest change in their
city in the past decade.
A new community for formerly homeless veterans with disabilities
comprises 50 apartments, with plans underway to expand the
project, add more housing and provide permanent supportive
The League and stakeholders negotiated a reform package that
balances increased civic outreach with cost mitigation for
Changes in the law related to marijuana raise many concerns for
A recent report underscores the critical need in California to
develop a transportation funding solution that will keep
residents and the economy moving forward.
Mayors and council members share their city’s top issue for the
Carolyn Coleman is the League’s first female executive director
and its fourth executive director since 1934. She brings over 25
years of experience in public service and advocacy to her new…
Despite another chaotic legislative session, city officials can
be satisfied that the League helped hold the line to preserve
local control, revenue and flexibility and made progress in
Understanding the essentials of city finance is critical for city
decision-makers. Elected officials find their job is easier when
they can explain municipal finance’s basic elements to their…
Though every city is different, some essential elements of city
revenues are common to cities throughout California.
Adaptation planning helps cities endure current and future
impacts and thrive.
Multiple agencies and local organizations partnered to reduce
Learn about new ways to better serve your city and residents.
McKenzie will retire this month.
Fort Bragg is California’s first Bee City USA®.