October 3, 2013
In response to today’s news that the city of Bell’s former city manager Robert Rizzo has pleaded no contest to 69 counts of public corruption, the League of California Cities issued the following statement condemning the acts of Rizzo and reinforcing the League and all cities’ commitment to the highest standards of ethics, accountability and transparency.
August 22, 2013
It can often be difficult to keep track of the various California ethics laws and requirements for local agency officials and staff. Thankfully, the Institute for Local Government (ILG) has just released an updated e-version of the publication, Understanding the Basics of Public Service Ethics.
August 7, 2013
League Partner Best Best & Krieger LLP will host a state mandated ethics training video conference on Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
June 14, 2013
The California Latino Caucus Institute is holding a two-day academy for all locally elected officials at the end of the month at the Embassy Suites LAX South in Los Angeles.
March 29, 2013
The University of Southern California (USC) has announced the curriculum for its Executive Education Forum for Policy (EXED) for Local Leaders.
February 8, 2013
Western City magazine has compiled its most popular stories into a “Hit List” showing the top five articles during the past month. This list reflects the topics of greatest interest to California city officials during the month of January.
January 4, 2013
The most popular articles on the Western City magazine website for the month of December include features on ethics, the second amendment, open government and more.
December 7, 2012
Since 2005, as required by AB 1234, public officials are required to attend ethics training. Public officials are required to complete the training within one year of taking office, and repeat the training every two years. The Institute for Local Government (ILG) is offering a session at the Association of Bay Area Governments' (ABAG) 2012 Ethics Training Workshop on Dec. 20 in Oakland.
December 7, 2012
The most popular articles on the Western City magazine website in the past month included features on pension reform, new requirements for pension reporting, an easy reality check for public service ethics, innovative contracting techniques and more.
August 17, 2012
Don't miss these articles in the August issue of Western City magazine.
August 3, 2012
Don’t miss these articles in this month’s issue of Western City.
July 13, 2012
Don’t miss these articles from the July issue of Western City magazine.
June 29, 2012
The California Latino Caucus Institute (CLCI), in collaboration with the Drucker Institute at Claremont University and the Institute for Local Government, is offering an Elected Officials Training Academy July, 13 – 15 in Orange County.