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
McKenzie will retire this month.
Learn about new ways to better serve your city and residents.
Fort Bragg is California’s first Bee City USA®.
The League is taking unprecedented steps in response to an
alarming increase in the state’s homeless population.
The caucuses offer a way to learn about pressing issues for each
Elected officials weigh in on what’s most valuable at the
League’s Annual Conference & Expo.
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
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
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