Cal Cities has had many successes over its 125-year history.
While the outcomes may not be resolved in one legislative cycle,
our accomplishments will be felt by California residents for
years to come. The key to Cal Cities’ effectiveness is the
generations of city leaders committed to uplifting California’s
Retirements, generational shifts, and changing attitudes about
work-life balance have shifted employee loyalties and tenures.
Many of us are wondering how to stop the churn and make our
organizations places where people want to work for long stretches
of their careers. One solution is to invest in diversity
recruitment and retention.
Even many well-funded cities are unprepared for large-scale
emergencies. This lack of preparedness can cost thousands of
lives and billions of dollars. These crises will only grow worse
and more frequent. The best way to mitigate this is to put time
and effort into community preparedness.
Shell Beach Road is Pismo Beach’s oldest road — and one of its
most important downtown connectors. What began as a community
concept to make it a safe, efficient, and enjoyable street for
all its users turned into one of the largest projects ever
completed by the city.
The rise in incivility, partisanship, and polarization is making
it difficult for agencies to maintain the basic decorum needed to
carry out their missions. ILG’s partnership and training with
Braver Angels seeks to bridge the partisan divide and rebuild the
The Public Trust Advisors Credit Team helps California CLASS
evaluate the credit profile of investable entities and determine
their suitability as counterparties. But what does that mean for
cities reviewing their investment options?