Changes in the law related to marijuana raise many concerns for
The League is focusing on public safety, affordable housing, the
homelessness crisis and funding for critical transportation and
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
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
A municipal lease transaction should be evaluated for various
Sustainable communities are often better able to thrive and
become more prosperous; sustainability is not just about the
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
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
Technology will soon be radically transforming agriculture and
the Salinas Valley, home to an agricultural industry that
generates over $8 billion annually.