The League is focusing on public safety, affordable housing, the homelessness crisis and funding for critical transportation and water infrastructure.
Adaptation planning helps cities endure current and future impacts and thrive.
Cities and counties are partnering with the California Statewide Communities Development Authority to offer developers a way to maximize project cash flow.
An upcoming amendment will significantly change how local public agencies are required to analyze development projects’ traffic impacts.
The League is taking unprecedented steps in response to an alarming increase in the state’s homeless population.
Cities have a responsibility to work with their county, state and federal partners to provide the services needed to address this issue.
A municipal lease transaction should be evaluated for various legal issues.
Sustainable communities are often better able to thrive and become more prosperous; sustainability is not just about the environment.
For years, the City of El Cajon grappled with the impacts of aggressive panhandlers, transients, serial inebriates and illegal alcohol sales to minors.
City officials seeking creative ways to finance economic development projects should take a look at the tools provided by AB 2.
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 City of Clovis transformed a three-acre unimproved lot into an educational community recreation area that protects natural resources and promotes healthy living.
If you want a sneak preview of a city council’s future, a planning commission meeting is a good place to start.
Each year we ask a diverse group of about 100 city officials to tell us which policy envelopes we need to push, which walls we need to scale and what partnerships we need to build. Bringing…
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 bill package.
Technology will soon be radically transforming agriculture and the Salinas Valley, home to an agricultural industry that generates over $8 billion annually.
Ride-sharing and home-sharing services are affecting cities in a variety of ways. Seven California cities report their experiences.