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Cities Working Non-Stop to Provide Support to First Responders, Businesses, and Residents throughout Coronavirus Pandemic

April 8, 2020
City officials continue to lead the charge against COVID-19 with a variety of actions including orders to wear face coverings in Los Angeles and offering drive-thru coronavirus testing sites in the City of Fremont. 

Policy Committees Go Virtual as Advocacy Efforts Continue During COVID-19 Pandemic

April 8, 2020
Since the beginning of the pandemic, local leaders have taken extraordinary action to lower the risk of exposure and spread of COVID-19 in their communities.

Submit Session Proposals by April 13 for the 2020 Annual Conference & Expo

April 8, 2020
The League of California Cities is seeking dynamic and engaging session proposals for its 2020 Annual Conference & Expo which is scheduled for Oct. 7-9 at the Long Beach Convention Center. 

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues More than $51 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Oxnard

April 8, 2020
Affordable apartments for low-income families and seniors in Oxnard are getting renovations and funding with tax-exempt, multi-family affordable housing bonds issued by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA). 

Court of Appeal Holds the California's Voter Participation Rights Act Does Not Apply to Charter Cities

April 8, 2020
The California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District issued a favorable opinion in a case in which the League filed a friend-of-the-court brief.

CalPERS Hosts Webinar on Preparedness Resiliency for Employer Partners

April 8, 2020
CalPERS hosted a webinar on April 8 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic for employers who are contracted into the system


Cities Support Businesses, Homeless, Seniors, and Boost Virtual Connections During Coronavirus Pandemic

April 1, 2020
As many Californians settle into a new physical distancing way of life, cities are working hard to provide their communities with access to resources for care, protection, food, and essential services so that their residents may weather through the COVID-19 pandemic together, while apart.

League Offers Webinar Series on Adapting City Operations in Response to COVID-19

April 1, 2020
The League of California Cities is conducting a series of webinars to assist city officials with their response to the COVID-19 public health emergency.

Update: Cities Can Apply for California Violence Intervention and Prevention Grants

April 1, 2020
Due to the coronavirus outbreak and its widespread impacts across the state, the due date for responses to the California Violence Intervention & Prevention (CalVIP) grant Request for Proposals (RFP) has been postponed. 

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues More than $10 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Stockton

April 1, 2020
Affordable apartments for low-income families and seniors in Stockton are getting renovations and funding with tax-exempt, multi-family affordable housing bonds issued by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).

Register Now for 2020 Legislative Session Update Webinar

April 1, 2020
Learn about the priority bills that would affect your city  by registering for the April 16 webinar from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Due to COVID-19, the League has canceled the in-person Legislative Action Day event that was scheduled for April 22 in Sacramento.

Deadline Extended to April 21 for Cities to Provide Comments on CPUC Rule 20 Program

March 27, 2020
At the League’s request, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has extended the deadline to file comments on the Staff Proposal for Rule 20 Program Reform and Enhancements (Staff Proposal) to April 21, 2020. 

Cities Continue to Serve Residents and League Continues to Serve Cities Through Coronavirus Pandemic

March 25, 2020
Throughout the month of March, the global health pandemic of COVID-19 has completely altered Californians’ way of life, and has created unprecedented challenges for cities. 

Rural City Information Exchange Hosts First Member Educational Briefing

March 25, 2020
Webinar featured presentation on broadband funding for rural cities, as well as special update on the League’s response to COVID-19

How Some Cities are Providing Services Virtually and Tips for Teleworking

March 25, 2020
Many local government employees are experiencing remote work from home for the first time as safe at home orders have been placed across California during the COVID-19 outbreak. 

Tips for Teleworking for City Employees Providing Services Virtually

March 25, 2020
Many local government employees are working remotely for the first time as safe at home orders have been placed across California during the COVID-19 outbreak.


California City Leaders attend NLC Congressional City Conference

March 18, 2020
Thousands of local officials, partners, and municipal staff left a resounding message of strength in our nation’s capital last week for the 55th annual National League of Cities Congressional City Conference.

Cities Rise to the Challenge During Coronavirus Outbreak

March 18, 2020
Over the past week, Californians have been hit with increasing coronavirus (COVID-19) case numbers, unprecedented regulations, unparalleled closures of schools, restaurants, and stores, and cancelling of events. 
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