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CalPERS Election Candidate Forum Video Now Available Online

September 22, 2014
Candidates for the CalPERS Board of Administration Election participated in a forum on Tuesday, Sept. 16. The all-mail election, which concludes on Sept. 29, is for the state and public agency representative seats. A video of this public forum is now available on the CalPERS website.

Second Round Promise Zone Competition Announced Creating Economic Opportunities in High-Poverty Communities

September 22, 2014
The Obama Administration invites a new round of eligible applicants to apply for a Promise Zone designation.

League Takes Official Positions on Four Upcoming November Ballot Measures

September 22, 2014
The League has taken positions on four of the six ballot measures on the 2014 November general election ballot.

CAL FIRE Releases Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund Grants

September 22, 2014
CAL FIRE’s Urban and Community Forestry Program has released a grant solicitation for projects to be funded by the Cap and Trade auction revenues through the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund.

Help Set League Policy — Join a League Policy Committee!

September 19, 2014
The League's eight policy committees are composed of city officials from around the state.

Session Sneak Peek — League of California Cities Municipal Finance Institute

September 19, 2014
Registration is open for the League of California Cities Municipal Finance Institute, Dec. 3-4 in Monterey.

Get a Kick in the Attitude at the 2014 City Clerks New Law & Elections Seminar

September 19, 2014
This year’s City Clerks New Law & Elections Seminar, scheduled for Dec. 3-5 in Monterey, features keynote speaker, Sam Glenn, the “Attitude Guy.” Get ready to have your attitude re-charged to positive!

California City Solutions: Concord’s Police Service Volunteers Renew Crime Analysis Tools, Improve Public Safety

September 19, 2014
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.

Governor Brown Signs Legislation Restoring Cities’ Authority to Regulate Massage Therapy Businesses

September 18, 2014
California cities today regained the land use authority to regulate massage therapy establishments in their communities when Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB 1147 by Assembly members Susan Bonilla, Jimmy Gomez and Chris Holden.

Tax Credits Will Help Retain Film and Television Industry and Jobs

September 18, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown’s signature today of AB 1839 signifies an important investment in California’s economy.

Governor Signs Groundwater Legislation

September 16, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown today signed the state’s first comprehensive groundwater legislation, ending the era of unlimited pumping in California.

Registration Remains Open for Wednesday’s Sober Living Facilities Webinar

September 16, 2014
There is still time to sign up to participate in an informative webinar on sober living facilities in residential communities.

Register Soon to Take Advantage of Early Bird Registration Rate for NLC’s Congress of Cities

September 16, 2014
The early bird deadline to register for the National League Cities’ (NLC) annual Congress of Cities and Exposition is approaching Sept. 30.

Free Webinar Available Sept. 18 on Rule Regulating GHGs from Existing Power Plants Under Clean Air Act

September 16, 2014
The State and Local Legal Center (SLLC) is hosting a webinar on Sept. 18 from 10-11 a.m. examining the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) recently proposed rule to regulate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from existing power plants under section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act.

Announcement of 2014 TIGER Grants Shows Demand for Greater Transportation Investment

September 16, 2014
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx recently announced that the Department of Transportation (DOT) would provide $600 million for 72 transportation projects in 46 states and the District of Columbia from its 2014 Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER), TIGER Discretionary Grant program.

League Annual Conference Runs ‘Whole Gamut’ of Learning, Networking Opportunities

September 12, 2014
When Crescent City voters first elected Kathryn Murray to their city council, she felt like “a deer caught in the headlights.”

CalPERS Board Candidate Forum Will Help Voters Decide

September 12, 2014
Next Tuesday, Sept. 16, CalPERS members can attend a candidate forum and get to know the candidates for the state and public agency representative seats on the CalPERS Board of Administration.

Governor Encouraged to Sign 10 Economic/Community Development Bills

September 12, 2014
The last six-years have not been good times for local economic development and community revitalization efforts.

National Transportation Research Group Finds Deficient Roadways Cost California Drivers $44 Billion

September 12, 2014
The condition of the state’s roads, highways and bridges are the focus of a new study conducted by TRIP; a Washington DC based nonprofit national transportation organization.

OPR Offers Webinar on Preliminary Discussion Draft of Updates to CEQA Guidelines

September 12, 2014
Gov. Jerry Brown’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) invites city officials to participate in a webinar on Thursday, Sept. 25 at 1 p.m., regarding the preliminary discussion draft of updates to the CEQA Guidelines implementing SB 743 (Steinberg, 2013).
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