A recent court decision offers clarification on which standards and regulations apply to which government
Over 2 million households in California are at high or extreme risk from wildfires, and cities statewide will have to step up their efforts in hazard mitigation, emergency planning and resilience.
Fixing annexations would restore previous incentives that support state policies advocating for compact growth and the related benefits of consolidating services for an increasing population.
The community and city collaborated to build a much-needed park.
Cities are working to improve walking, bicycling and transit options. The “All Ages and Abilities” approach uses bikeways that are physically separated from highspeed and high-traffic roadways.
California’s new housing laws create additional requirements and new compliance rules for cities.
Fifteen bills made it into the “Housing Package” that Gov. Jerry Brown signed, which includes the League’s “Blueprint for More Housing” legislation.
Obstacles to city incorporation should be removed to give communities the same option for self-government that existing cities had.
We have achieved important victories on behalf of cities this year on our strategic goals and in other areas.
The coming revolutions in electric, shared and automated vehicles present many potential scenarios.
Partnerships between state agencies and cities maximize resources and move us closer to resolving California’s affordable housing challenges.
Several options have the potential to significantly reduce the time and cost associated with environmental review.
Public officials need to act quickly to enact policies and plans.
Obesity and related diseases threaten the health of cities’ most vulnerable populations, particularly children and youth. In response, California cities are participating in the Healthy Eating…
The city took legal action to help property owners effect change and address the shootings, illegal drug sales, traffic and other problems that plagued the complex.
A new community for formerly homeless veterans with disabilities comprises 50 apartments, with plans underway to expand the project, add more housing and provide permanent supportive services on-site.
Significant barriers and disincentives constrain the production of housing. These include local and national economic and job market conditions, challenges for developers and a lack of funding and…
Although the No Place Like Home program funds will not be available until 2018, the California Department of Housing and Community Development has released the Notice of Funding Availability for…
Changes in the law related to marijuana raise many concerns for cities.