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Read the May Issue of Western City Online Now

May 25, 2012

Don't miss these articles from the May issues of Western City magazine.

 
  • Creating Economic Development at the Local Level” — The City of Alhambra passed an economic development ordinance early in 2012. The ordinance gives the city a way to conduct economic development activities that stimulate growth, invigorate the city’s business sector, revitalize neighborhoods and generate new tax revenues.
  • Built to Last: Charting a Path to a Sustainable Economy” — The loss of redevelopment as a local community development tool, coupled with the lack of public and private investment in new jobs and infrastructure, means that many communities are searching for a path to recovery that will last for the long term. Two very different cities — San Jose, with more than one million residents, and Taft, with fewer than 10,000 — offer remarkable examples of efforts to chart a more sustainable economic future.
  • Key Milestones Ahead in 2012 Legislative Session” — One of the most critical periods for legislative action is between now and the first week of July. Are you poised to take action on behalf of your city? Your voice makes a difference!


 
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