Multiple agencies and local organizations partnered to reduce violent crime.
The online registry provides an important public safety tool.
A one-stop center serves people who want to break the cycle of violence.
The consequences of opioid misuse are increasingly deadly.
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.
The City of Los Angeles launched a program in which parks are kept open until 11:00 p.m., and volunteers and staff facilitate safe, healthy activities.
Using programs ranging from truancy reduction to summer reading, cities are taking unique and collaborative approaches to combat summer learning loss and prepare students of all ages to return to…
Many California cities are looking at how the Internet of Things can serve the public.
The California Massage Therapy Council (CAMTC) certifies massage professionals who meet the Massage Therapy Act’s requirements.
While CAMTC has taken positive steps to increase transparency and accountability, some additional work is still needed.
The city recruited seniors to supervise and support students as they walk or bike to and from school.
The steadily growing use of recreational drones has risen to the level of endangering first-responder aircraft as well as commercial jetliners. New regulations, while helpful, may not go far…
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.
Ensuring that residents properly dispose of hazardous wastes — such as pesticides, batteries, needles and pharmaceuticals — from their homes is an important part of protecting the environment…
California finally has a strong regulatory framework that upholds local control, protects public safety and enhances patient safety. League staff and legal counsel are participating in…
The consolidation occurred without layoffs, demotions or loss of pay to the affected employees and provided immediate financial relief for both cities.
The combination of drought, higher temperatures and abundant dry vegetation means that California’s fire season is now a year-round phenomenon.
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.