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California Financing Coordinating Committee Announces 2015 Infrastructure Funding Fair Dates

March 6, 2015
The California Financing Coordinating Committee (CFCC) will be hosting six different free funding fairs throughout the state between April and September of this year.

Register for the Feb. 27 Municipal Law Institute’s Symposium

February 6, 2015
The 2015 Municipal Law Institute Symposium will be held on Feb. 27 and presented by the Municipal Law Institute of the League of California Cities® and the Chapman University Dale E. Fowler School of Law.

California City Solutions: Federal Bridge Grant Allows La Cañada Flintridge to Invest in Bridge Replacement

January 30, 2015
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.

Register Today for the League's Feb. 18 Land Use 101 Webinar

January 30, 2015
Join the City Attorneys Department of the League of California Cities on Feb. 18 from 10-11:30 a.m. for an informative webinar on land use.

City Managers Department Announces Award Winners

January 30, 2015
Each year, the League of California Cities’ City Managers’ Department accepts nominations for three prestigious awards honoring distinguished members of the department: the Wes Clure Award of Distinction, the John H. Nail Memorial Award and the Award for the Advance of Diverse Communities.

The League Needs Pictures of Your City Hall

January 30, 2015
The League and Western City are looking for a wide range of city hall images to help showcase the diversity of California city government.

Deadline Reminder: Submit Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Awards Program Nominations by Friday, Jan. 30

January 27, 2015
The deadline for cities and counties to submit a nomination for the 2015 Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Project Awards is fast approaching.

Webinar Announcement: The Rise of Vacation/Short-Term Residential Rentals and What Cities Are Doing About It

January 27, 2015
The League of California Cities invites city officials to attend an informational webinar presentation on the emerging issue of vacation or short-term rentals in residential neighborhoods scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 4 from 10-11:30 a.m.

UC Davis Civic Engagement Project Examines Youth Impact on Electoral Landscape of California

January 27, 2015
In a new research brief, California’s New Political Realities: The Impact of the Youth Vote on Our Electoral Landscape, the UC Davis California Civic Engagement Project examines youth electoral participation in the November 2014 general election and explores the impact of the youth vote on the current and future electoral landscape of California. 

Significant Changes Made to Ballot Initiative Process

January 23, 2015
Reforming the state’s initiative process has long been a hot discussion topic in Sacramento. SB 1253, authored by former Senate Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg (D-Sacramento) and signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown in September 2014, enacts several changes to the system.

Registration Opens for Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Workshops

January 23, 2015
The Strategic Growth Council (SGC) has opened registration for six workshops for cities interested in competing for $120 million in Cap-and-Trade funding through the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program.

List Identifies Disadvantaged Communities

January 23, 2015
CalEPA has produced a list of “disadvantaged communities” based upon the tool known as CalEnviroScreen.

More Session Sneak Peeks for the 2015 Planning Commissioners Academy

January 23, 2015
There are several benefits of attending this year’s Planning Commissioners Academy, but most important are the educational sessions.

Department of Justice Federal Grant Opportunities

January 23, 2015
The U.S. Department of Justice has announced two grant opportunities open to local governments.

California City Solutions: Consolidation of Corte Madera, Larkspur, and San Anselmo Police Departments Improves Service, Lowers Crime

January 23, 2015
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.

California Cities Recognized for Let’s Move! Achievements

January 23, 2015
The National League of Cities recently recognized top achievers among the 460 communities nationwide participating in Let's Move! Cities, Towns and Counties (LMCTC).

Newly Highlighted Sessions for the 2015 Public Works Officers Institute

January 23, 2015
Don’t miss out on this year’s Public Works Officers Institute being held from Wednesday, March 25 to Friday, March 27 at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach. 

Race on for Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Funding

January 21, 2015
The Strategic Growth Council (SGC) on Tuesday approved final guidelines for the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) Program, through which $120 million in cap-and-trade funding will be doled out in a competitive process.

League New Mayors and Council Members’ Academy Brings Hundreds of City Officials to Sacramento for Education

January 16, 2015
Wednesday launched a very busy few days for the League of California Cities when approximately 450 elected mayors and council members came to the Capital city for three days of training.

California City Solutions: Redwood City Improves Public Safety at Major Transit Hub, Shopping Center with Project SAFE

January 16, 2015
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.
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