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League and CalPERS Staff to Request One Month Delay on Changes to Risk Pools to Brief Cities and Request Feedback

April 11, 2014
In 2003 CalPERS implemented risk pooling to protect employers with less than 100 active members against large fluctuations in employer contribution rates caused by disabilities and other unexpected demographic events.

California City Solutions: Antioch Creates Natural Burrowing Owl Preserve with New Community Center Development

April 11, 2014
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries. These entries are also now available on the League’s website as a resource for cities in a searchable database called California City Solutions. Antioch’s Natural Burrowing Owl Preserve Project was submitted in 2013 for the Planning and Environmental Quality award category.

Last Chance to Submit Your City’s Innovative Program for the Helen Putnam Awards in Excellence Program

April 9, 2014
Tomorrow is the deadline for member cities to enter outstanding city programs for the League Partner-sponsored Helen Putnam Awards for Excellence.

Calling all California Cities! Share Your City’s Promotional Video

April 9, 2014
The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) is looking for amazing promotional videos that showcase California’s incredible beauty and economic dynamism.

Hot Bill Directing Cap-and-Trade Revenues to Local Pollution Reduction Efforts Passes Committee

April 7, 2014
A bill providing competitive funding grants for local governments to develop and implement greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction projects passed its first legislative hurdle today.

Deadline Tomorrow for Legislative Candidate Questionnaires

April 7, 2014
As reported in February, for the first time, the League of California Cities distributed a candidate questionnaire to all 2014 legislative candidates to capture their perspectives on issues that are significant to California cities

Assembly Approves Resolution Stating Opposition to “Outsourcing of Public Services and Assets

April 4, 2014
On Thursday morning, the Assembly approved House Resolution 29 stating its opposition to local public service outsourcing. The measure passed by a slim majority of 42-22 with 12 Democrats and one Republican abstaining. 

Court of Appeal Rules Private Communications Sent to and from Personal Electronic Devices Are Not Subject to Public Records Act

April 4, 2014
The California Court of Appeal issued its ruling in City of San Jose v. Superior Court (Smith) on March 27, reversing a 2013 decision by the Santa Clara County Superior Court that ordered the city to provide electronic communications concerning a development project sent from or received on officials’ private personal electronic devices.

California City Solutions: Saratoga Uses Pizza and Politics to Engage Youth in Government

April 4, 2014
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries. These entries are also now available on the League’s website as a resource for cities in a searchable database called California City Solutions. Saratoga’s Pizza and Politics for Youth in City Government program was submitted in 2013 for the Ruth Vreeland Award for Engaging Youth in City Government award category.
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