Extreme heat events now affect communities statewide and present
resiliency planning challenges.
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
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
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
Public officials need to act quickly to enact policies and plans.
Technology increasingly serves as the backbone for providing
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
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.