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
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
Ride-sharing and home-sharing services are affecting cities in a
variety of ways. Seven California cities report their
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.
The City of Winters illustrates the difficulties of deploying
broadband in smaller cities.
Take a look at the conference’s networking opportunities, Expo
Many of the more progressive policies and programs in place today
started as smaller pilot programs.
The Latino Caucus was the first diversity caucus established
within the League.
The reluctance of banks to offer services is bad news for
marijuana businesses and agencies that seek to accommodate them.
The awards recognize exceptional achievements made by
California’s cities and counties to preserve and protect the
public’s investment in the local street and road system.
Join city officials from over 400 cities throughout the state at
the League’s largest conference of the year.
How quickly can stormwater utilities be rescued from their
financial straitjacket so they can start helping resolve the
state’s chronic water supply problems?
If every home in the state were retrofitted with water-efficient
fixtures, over 300 billion gallons of water could be saved per
The Sustainable Groundwater Management Act establishes a new
structure for managing California’s groundwater and gives new
authority to local agencies.