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No on Prop. 6 Press Conferences in San Diego Delivers Strong Message on this Destructive Ballot Measure

September 20, 2018
The No on Prop. 6 coalition held another press conferences this week, this time in San Diego. 

​Carolyn Coleman Joins Senate President pro Tem Toni Atkins and Other Legislators in San Diego to Support Prop. 1

September 20, 2018
Supporters of Proposition 1, the Veterans and Affordable Housing Act, gathered at the San Diego Housing Federation on Sept. 18 to urge voters to vote in favor of the measure and highlighted the critical funding the measure brings to much-needed affordable housing projects throughout the state.   

How Have Bad Roads Impacted You?

September 20, 2018
Do you have a bad road story you would share with to help the League and the No Prop. 6 coalition fight against Proposition 6? 

Over 1,800 City Officials Gathered in Long Beach for the League’s Annual Conference & Expo

September 17, 2018
The City of Long Beach welcomed more than 1,800 city officials last week for the League of California Cities’ Annual Conference & Expo. 

Governor’s Action Pending on Bills Impacting Cities

September 6, 2018
On Aug. 31, the Legislature concluded its 2018 legislative business. 

Sacramento Area Firefighters, Labor Representatives and Local Government Leaders Voice Strong Opposition to Prop. 6

September 5, 2018
Standing next to the I-5 O Street Overpass in Sacramento on Wednesday morning, leaders from public safety and labor organizations joined local government officials to voice strong opposition to Proposition 6. 

Legislation to Address Wildfire Issues on Governor’s Desk

September 5, 2018
Late Friday night, the Legislature sent Gov. Jerry Brown a bill that contains new wildfire safety and prevention measures.

Get Out the Vote: CalPERS Board Election for Public Employee Representative Began Sept. 1

August 31, 2018
In early September, your 2018 CalPERS Board of Administration Public Agency Board Member election ballot package will arrive in your mailbox in a bright blue envelope. 

Don’t Let “Wandering Weed” Override Local Control

August 31, 2018
The League, the California Police Chiefs Association and the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Western States Council on Aug. 31 announced the launch of a new effort to urge the Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) to “Stop Wandering Weed.” 

Don’t Miss These Opportunities at the Annual Conference & Expo

August 31, 2018
Here are a few things you won’t want to miss at the 2018 Annual Conference & Expo in Long Beach.

Grants Available to Help Cities Reduce Wildfire Risk

August 30, 2018
Cities can apply for a grant through the U.S. Forest Service’s Community Planning Assistance for Wildfire (CPAW) program to reduce wildfire risk throughout land use planning. 

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues $14 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Morgan Hill

August 30, 2018
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).

Propositions 1 and 2 Rally Highlights the Need to Tackle State’s Housing and Homelessness Crises

August 27, 2018
Just steps from the Capitol today, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg stood with Sen. Jim Beall (D-San Jose), Assembly Member David Chiu (D-San Francisco), veterans, working families and other supporters of Propositions 1 and 2 on the November ballot.

League Testifies at Last Bureau of Cannabis Control Hearing on New Proposed Regulations

August 27, 2018
The Bureau of Cannabis Control (BCC) held its final of three public hearings today in Sacramento to discuss the recently released proposed regulations.

Newly Added 2018 Annual Conference & Expo Sessions Focus on Priority City Issues

August 24, 2018
Three priority sessions have been recently added to the program for the League’s upcoming Annual Conference & Expo in Long Beach, Sept. 12–14.

Apply Now for the Coastal Cities Group 2019 Leadership Committee

August 24, 2018
Incoming League President Jan Arbuckle is soliciting applicants to serve on the League’s Coastal Cities Issues Group (CCG) 2019 Leadership Committee. 

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues Nearly $400 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Loma Linda University Medical Center

August 24, 2018
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).

League-Supported Bill to Reinstate Net Neutrality Rules in California Moves to Assembly Floor

August 23, 2018
The Assembly Communications and Conveyance Committee on Aug. 22 passed SB 822 (Wiener), sending the net neutrality bill to the Assembly Floor for a vote. 

Prop. 6 Eliminates Billions in Existing Bay Area Transportation Funding Says San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo, Firefighters, Highway Patrolmen and Engineers

August 22, 2018
The message delivered to reporters in San Jose on Aug. 21 was loud and clear. Proposition 6 jeopardizes vital road safety and transportation projects throughout the Bay Area.

Second Round of Budget Trailer Bills Being Considered in Final Days of Session

August 21, 2018
Although the fiscal year began on July 1, the Legislature continues considering budget trailer bills even in the last week of the 2018 legislative session. 
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