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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. 

Cities Encouraged to Coordinate with Operators on Beverage Container Redemption Pilot Project Grants

March 18, 2020
The California Department of Resource Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) has modified its determination on who can be a grantee in relation to the funding allocated by AB 54 for the Beverage Container Redemption Pilot Project Grant Program. 

League Launches Coronavirus Resources Webpage for California Cities

March 11, 2020
The spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) around the world has put city and town leaders on the front lines in response to the outbreak. 

Planning Commissioners Gain Wealth of Knowledge at League Academy in Sacramento March 4-6

March 11, 2020
More than 400 city planning commissioners from across the state came together in Sacramento last week for the League of California Cities Planning Commissioners Academy to participate in a full range of education sessions, and exchange city planning challenges and experiences.

Register Now: Energy Resiliency and Independence for Rural Cities Webinar

March 11, 2020
Rural cities are uniquely vulnerable to the effects of disasters such as wildfires, earthquakes, and flooding. Therefore, finding affordable solutions to sustainable power that will support critical infrastructure is particularly daunting.

League-Sponsored Bond Agency Issues More than $12 Million in Tax-Exempt Bonds for Affordable Housing in Beaumont

March 11, 2020
Affordable apartments for low-income families and seniors in Beaumont are getting renovations and funding with tax-exempt, multi-family affordable housing bonds issued by the California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA).

League of California Cities Unveils Bold Housing Production Proposal

March 4, 2020
For more than a year, the League of California Cities has been proactively working with city leaders on solutions to the housing crisis that is gripping all regions of the state. 

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