A new report from the League and its partners showcases existing and emerging approaches that are having a positive impact on homelessness in California communities.
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.
An unusual emergency services agreement yielded significant benefits when disaster struck.
A $25 million Community-Based Transitional Housing Program offers incentive grants for providing transitional housing sites for recently released offenders.
The city mobilized a hard-hitting campaign to address a crisis.
A collaborative effort helps keep kids on track.
Local governments’ extended producer responsibility programs offer policy models for other states.
A foundation of community trust and strong community relationships is crucial for law enforcement to effectively prevent crime and safely resolve situations that involve residents.
An unexpected event requires careful, strong management and teamwork in the face of extreme pressure.
The coming revolutions in electric, shared and automated vehicles present many potential scenarios.
Proponents of bigger trucks are lobbying for longer, heavier double-trailers, which pose threats to public safety and infrastructure.
Public officials need to act quickly to enact policies and plans.
Technology increasingly serves as the backbone for providing local services.
The app provides immediate access to information about hazardous materials a railcar is carrying.
A few key principles apply to any smart city efforts, regardless of size or scope.
Adapting and responding to cyber threats and protecting critical infrastructure are essential for cities.
Culver City offers a model for successful community-schools partnerships.
The small-town feeling of community that many of us experienced as youngsters has become more elusive. Volunteering gives us a sense of connectedness and offers multiple benefits.
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.
Changes in the law related to marijuana raise many concerns for cities.