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Help Set League Policy — Join a League Policy Committee

October 13, 2017
The League's seven policy committees comprise city officials from throughout California.

Submit Proposals Now for the 2018 Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum

October 13, 2017
The League of California Cities® is now accepting session proposals for the 2018 Mayors & Council Members Executive Forum taking place June 27–28 in Monterey.

Why Cities Should Get Moving on Their Cannabis Ordinances

October 10, 2017
The State of California is not delaying implementation of either the emergency regulations, or the implementation of state licensing on Jan. 2, 2018.

SB 1 Project List Submission FAQ’s

October 6, 2017
The League has drafted an easy to use FAQ on the steps cities must take to submit their SB 1 project lists.

President Garbarino Appoints 2018 Policy Committee Chairs and Vice Chairs

October 6, 2017
League President Rich Garbarino announced his chair and vice chair appointments to the League’s seven standing policy committees.

Retirement System Sustainability Resources for Cities

October 6, 2017
The League has launched a Retirement System Sustainability webpage to provide city officials with a one-stop-shop for the latest educational tools, information and news articles related to CalPERS and pension obligations.

CA Women Lead to Host LEADership Academy Oct. 19 in Los Angeles

October 6, 2017
California Women Lead is hosting its next LEADership Academy on Oct. 19 in Los Angeles.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $11 Million in New Markets Tax Credit Financing for Livingston Community Health Care Provider

October 6, 2017
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) and California Statewide Communities Development Corporation (CSCDC).

League-Sponsored U.S. Communities Program Holding Southern CA Summit on Nov. 1 in Carson

October 6, 2017
U.S. Communities, the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties sponsored government purchasing alliance, is hosting a free regional event on Nov. 1 in Carson.

Governor Brown Signs Comprehensive Housing Package

September 29, 2017
Today in San Francisco, surrounded by Legislators and dozens of stakeholders, Gov. Jerry Brown signed an extensive package of housing bills aimed at addressing the housing supply and affordability crisis impacting many communities around the state.

Mark Your Calendar for these Upcoming Ethics ILG Webinars

September 29, 2017
In California, state and federal laws create a complex set of requirements that guide city officials and staff in their service to their communities.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $117 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for San Francisco Museum and California Baptist University in Riverside

September 29, 2017
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).

National Civic League Accepting Applications for the 2018 All-America City Award

September 29, 2017
The National Civic League All-America City Award application period is now open.

League of California Cities® Brings Over 1,800 City Officials to Sacramento for Education, Recognition, Resources and Advocacy

September 22, 2017
California’s capital city was extremely busy last week as city officials from throughout the state traveled to Sacramento for the League’s 119th Annual Conference & Expo. 

Cities, the League Urge Governor to Veto SB 649

September 22, 2017
More than 250 city officials gathered on the North Steps of the Capitol on Sept. 15 to call on Gov. Jerry Brown to veto SB 649 (Hueso). 

Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) NOFA Application Workshops

September 22, 2017
The Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) has announced 2017 CDBG NOFA Application Workshops. 

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $23 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Oakland

September 22, 2017
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).

Legislative Transportation Committee Chairs Honored for Leadership on Transportation Funding Package

September 21, 2017
Last Thursday, over 1,800 city officials applauded the work Sen. Jim Beall (D-San Jose) and Assembly Member Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay), for their collective work and leadership, as chairs of the two legislative transportation committees, to forge consensus around a legislative package to expand transportation funding to fix California’s state and local streets and roads.

Clean-Up Legislation to Speed Up Delivery of SB 1 Transportation Projects Signed

September 21, 2017
Gov. Jerry Brown on Sept. 16 signed AB 135, a budget trailer bill containing language proposed by the League of California Cities® and the California State Association of Counties (CSAC) to help local agencies expedite road repair projects funded by the new revenues generated by SB 1 (Beall).

SB 1 Checklist Offers Clear Steps to Become Eligible for Funds

September 21, 2017
The League prepared an easy to use checklist for cities to help guide them through the process to become eligible for SB 1 funds.
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