Collectively, California cities are creating hundreds, if not
thousands, of projects each year that improve the lives of
residents. While many people often lament that other levels of
government do not always seem to work, California cities can show
powerfully through #LocalWorks that local government works.
The ride-share service improves access to critical daily
amenities and is helping to change the lives of transit-dependent
residents. The program has improved mobility for all, especially
seniors and youths.
New legislation significantly expands the obligation of all
California employers to provide lactation accommodations for
employees. As a result, cities should be aware of these new
obligations to ensure their worksites are compliant.
The city faced alarming rates of obesity in its community and
launched an innovative effort to improve fitness among residents
of all ages. The program exceeded its goals, and its popularity
continues to increase.