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Call for Entries Now Open for Outstanding Local Streets Projects

December 17, 2018
The Save California Streets Coalition has opened the nomination period for its annual Outstanding Local Streets and Roads Awards Program.

More than Two Dozen California City Officials Appointed to National League of Cities’ Federal Advocacy Committees

December 17, 2018
Last week, National League of Cities (NLC) announced the appointment of 25 California local leaders to NLC’s 2019 Federal Advocacy Committees.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues Nearly $252 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Hospital in Arcadia

December 17, 2018
The League’s co-sponsorship of the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) continues to be one of the most significant benefits for League members.

Bureau of Cannabis Control Regulations Pending Office of Administrative Law Review

December 10, 2018
The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) issued its finalized cannabis regulations on Friday, Dec. 3, which do not take into account the concerns of cities.

Help Plan the Mayors and Council Members Executive Forum

December 10, 2018
The League of California Cities® is recruiting volunteer mayors and council members to help shape the program for the 2019 Mayors and Council Members Academy scheduled in June.

California Supreme Court Hears Oral Argument in Highly Anticipated Pension Reform Case

December 6, 2018
The California Supreme Court heard oral argument on Wednesday, Dec. 5 in Cal Fire Local 2881 v. California Public Employees’ Retirement System — a case that may have important implications for cities struggling to address rising pension costs.

League Board Establishes 2019 Strategic Goals

December 3, 2018
The League Board of Directors, joined by leadership from the League’s divisions, departments, policy committees and diversity caucuses convened in Garden Grove last week for the annual League Leaders Workshop in a retreat setting to develop the organization’s strategic goals for 2019.

League’s 2018 Legislative Briefing Book Now Available Online

December 3, 2018
The League of California Cities® posted on its website a comprehensive summary of the 2018 Legislative and Ballot year, along with descriptions, divided by issue area, of the hundreds of bills of interest to cities that passed the Legislature and were signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown.

League Comments on New Wildfire Mitigation Plans and Urges Cities to Submit Specific Impacts

December 3, 2018
The League recently submitted comments to the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regarding CPUC’s new rulemaking that will require investor-owned utilities (IOUs) to develop wildfire mitigation plans. 
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