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Participate in the League of California Cities Legislative Priorities Member Survey

November 18, 2020
​The League of California Cities is seeking input and feedback on the biggest issues facing cities in the next three years. Members have until Nov. 19 to complete the easy online survey.

Say hello to "Cal Cities" – The new moniker for the League of California Cities

November 18, 2020
Everybody knows we are the League of California Cities, but ask people what our abbreviated name is and you’ll get a variety of answers, including: LOCC, LCC, the League, and CA Cities. Today, we are launching a new moniker for our organization: Cal Cities.

FPPC revises “public generally” exception for officials with potential conflicts of interest

November 18, 2020
City officials now have greater clarity about when a governmental decision will have an “indistinguishable” effect on the public generally, which may permit participation in a decision despite a potential conflict of interest.

President Viegas Walker appoints 2021 Coastal Cities Group Leadership Committee

November 18, 2020
The League of California Cities President and El Centro Council Member Cheryl Viegas Walker announced her leadership appointments to Cal Cities’ Coastal Cities Group (CCG). 

Cal Cities weekly COVID-19 update: Nov. 5-18

November 18, 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom and state public health officials announced earlier this week the decision to pull an “emergency brake” in the state’s Blueprint for a Safer Economy, resulting in 94 percent of California’s population in the most restrictive “purple” tier. In the same announcement, the state is strengthening its face covering guidance to require individuals to wear a mask whenever outside their home, with limited exceptions.

The Evolution of Western City magazine — extending the voice and vision of California cities

November 4, 2020
January 2021 will mark the beginning of a new era for Western City magazine. 

Introducing the League’s “Advancing Equity Resources for Cities” webpage

November 4, 2020
In June 2020, the League of California Cities Board of Directors issued a statement committing to creating an equitable and just future for all Californians. 

League-sponsored bond agency issues taxable bonds for Novato nonprofit research institute for aging

November 3, 2020
The California Statewide Communities Development Authority (CSCDA) announced the issuance of a $126.4 million in taxable bonds that will support the Buck Institute for Research on Aging, located in Novato. 

League weekly COVID-19 update: Oct. 28-Nov. 4

November 3, 2020
Gov. Gavin Newsom announced the opening of a new laboratory in California that will increase the state’s COVID-19 testing capacity, reduce test turnaround time, and create hundreds of new California jobs. 
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