The combination of drought, higher temperatures and abundant dry vegetation means that California’s fire season is now a year-round phenomenon.
Cities have made dramatic progress in the effort to end veteran homelessness, thanks to bold leadership and historic levels of federal resources.
Hoarding is a costly problem for cities to tackle, often taking hours of staff time and costing thousands of dollars.
A crime-ridden trail spurred unhappy residents into action and led to a collaborative effort involving a local nonprofit, the city, school district and multiple agencies.
The city is the first in the nation to have a full-time police officer position funded by a private company.
Mediators work with crime victims and offenders to help resolve conflict and make amends.
The California Supreme Court in June 2015 issued one of its most important and city-friendly decisions in many years, reaffirming the breadth of cities’ power to address the affordable housing…