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
City officials offer advice to newly elected council members.
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
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…
City officials share the best advice they’ve received on serving in public office.
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.