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Tell us How We’re Doing — Don’t Forget to Complete the Western City Magazine Survey

June 17, 2016
Western City magazine, the League’s monthly award-winning publication, needs input from its readers.

Annual Conference Resolutions Due by Aug. 6

June 17, 2016
Policy development is a key part of the League of California Cities® legislative effectiveness.

California City Solutions: Temecula Partners with Schools and Universities to Offer Youth and Professional Leadership Program

June 17, 2016
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.

Application Open: Cities for Workforce Health Wellness Program Seed Grants

June 17, 2016
The application period for the Cities for Workforce Health (CWH) 2017 consulting grants is now open.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $48.6 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Multi-Family Affordable Housing in Irvine and Community Hospital in Monterey

June 17, 2016
Some of the most significant benefits of League membership for cities since 1988 have flowed from the League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).  

Legislature Adopts Most, But Not All, Remaining Budget Trailer Bills

June 16, 2016
Following Wednesday’s action to adopt the main budget bill (SB 826) and five trailer bills, the Legislature acted today on most of the remaining trailer bills.

Legislature Adopts First Installment of FY 2016-17 Budget Package

June 15, 2016
Similar to last year, the Legislature today adopted a partial FY 2016-17 budget package by passing the main budget bill (SB 826) and just five of 17 trailer bills.

Conceptual State Budget Agreement Outlined Thursday

June 10, 2016
On Thursday, June 9, the Budget Conference Committee met for a final hearing to close out the remaining items for the 2016-17 State Budget.

Cities for Workforce Health Wellness Talk Series Continues on June 16

June 10, 2016
City officials are invited to participate in the second of four wellness talks offered by Cities for Workforce Health, a League Partner-sponsored program designed to provide practical resources for cities on how to enhance their employees’ health and wellbeing.

California's Local Tax and Bond Measure Results June 2016

June 9, 2016
Along with one statewide measure (Proposition 50), the Presidential Primary election in California on June 7 included over 150 local measures.

Federal Court of Appeals Holds Cash-in-Lieu Payments Must be Included in Regular Rate of Pay When Calculating Overtime

June 9, 2016
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued a decision on Thursday, June 2, 2016, in Flores v. City of San Gabriel — a case in which former and current police officers challenged the city’s practice of excluding cash payments made in lieu of health benefits from the officers’ regular rate of pay when calculating overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

California City Solutions: Irvine Finds Winning Combination to Improve Mail Center Operations

June 9, 2016
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $15.6 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing Project in San Jose

June 9, 2016
Some of the most significant benefits of League membership for cities since 1988 have flowed from the League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).

Register Now for the City Clerk’s Workshop Being Offered During the League’s Annual Conference

June 9, 2016
The League of California Cities® has opened registration for its 2016 Annual Conference & Expo, being held on Oct. 5–7 in Long Beach. 

Showcase Your City’s Sustainability Efforts and Apply for ILG’s Beacon Program Recognition

June 9, 2016
The deadline is looming to submit an application for the Institute for Local Government’s (ILG) 2016 Beacon Program Award recognition.

A Push for Civic Education

June 9, 2016
The Annenberg Foundation recently found that only a third of all adult respondents to a national survey could name all three branches of the federal government.

Registration for the League of California Cities® Annual Conference and Expo is Now Open

June 3, 2016
It’s time to register for the League of California Cities® 2016 Annual Conference & Expo.

U.S. Communities Holding Summit on June 8 in Dublin to Educate Local Government Agency Officials on Program’s Cost-Saving Benefits

June 3, 2016
U.S. Communities, the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties sponsored government purchasing alliance, is hosting on June 8 at the Shannon Community Center Ambrose Hall in Dublin a free regional event to learn how to save time and money through U.S. Communities program.

California City Solutions: Bakersfield Offers Low Cost Swim Lessons through Health and Wellness Partnership

June 3, 2016
This story is part of an ongoing series featuring Helen Putnam Award entries.

There is Still Time to Submit Proposals for the 2017 City Managers Department Meeting

June 3, 2016
The deadline to submit a session or speaker proposal for the League of California Cities® 2017 City Managers Department meeting is just days away.
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