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
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
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
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
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.