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Western City, the magazine of the League of CA Cities, provides interdisciplinary analyses of issues affecting local gov't & gov't recruitment announcements.
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Many are focused on fostering a future & city council that reflect the community’s cultural, ethnic, & gender . Read about efforts in to build an workforce
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Western City Mag Jul 7
Residents reshape their neighborhoods through Project Green Space, an and program of whose volunteers plant and maintain rain gardens.
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Western City Mag Jul 1
The shortage was a major concern in Burlingame, where launched community housing discussions with a fresh approach. Constructive conversations helped increase community involvement & decrease opposition.
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Western City Mag Jun 29
Implementing policies & practices that reinforce and promote legal and —can help a public agency prevent missteps. How can we sensitize the workforce to the special obligations of being a public agency staff member?
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Western City Mag Jun 26
In cities with a strong culture, leaders understand and support the agency attorney’s advice-giving role, even when that advice is unpopular or politically difficult. What happens when the advice is ignored?
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Western City Mag Jun 25
As work to after COVID19, core services to residents face significant cuts or reductions without state or federal aid.
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League of CA Cities Jun 24
If help doesn’t come, states & cities will likely lay off more workers, cut services & raise taxes, deepening the economic crisis. Businesses are concerned. asks for direct funding to cities.
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Michael Trinh Seley Jun 16
Great piece in about Missing Middle Housing. “Missing middle housing can be instrumental in delivering the needed units at all income levels and in a manner that does not get the pushback that larger buildings do.”
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Western City Mag Jun 23
Demonstrating compassion in daily video updates to residents during the crisis, City Manager Jim Lewis offered information, hope, & assurances that the city was working to support them.
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Western City Mag Jun 22
. is taking a flexible approach to and planning to help increase and “missing middle” housing.
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Western City Mag Jun 19
Youth volunteers in the City of South Pasadena coach on how to navigate smartphones and tablets. The program bridges the and fosters goodwill.
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Western City Mag Jun 15
is a prevalent type of on cities. Mobile devices are prime targets. Learn what agencies can do to avoid costly attacks.
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Western City Mag Jun 12
. launched a unique partnership to develop quality for & their families, using creative financing to build 66 units and provide support services. The project serves as a model for .
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Western City Mag Jun 11
During , Mayor hosted virtual meetings to provide updates on the evolving pandemic, the city’s response, and local resources.
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Western City Mag Jun 8
In such as that embrace inclusion, it’s critical that municipal employees and city council members reflect the cultural, ethnic, and gender diversity of the communities they serve. Get tips on building an inclusive workforce.
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Western City Mag Jun 5
is a prevalent type of on cities. Mobile devices are prime targets. Learn what agencies can do to avoid costly attacks.
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Western City Mag Jun 4
The First Amendment protects , but SCOTUS has ruled that it doesn’t protect “fighting words” and speech intended to provoke imminent lawlessness. Check out regulatory options available to to deter .
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Western City Mag Jun 3
Don’t miss our June issue! It includes articles on the economic impact of on essential city services, how used tech to inform residents during the pandemic, & more! Online now at .
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Western City Mag Jun 1
moved fast to support communities suffering financially due to . Mayor Lee Brand told residents that even if they were temporarily unable to pay their bills, the city would provide water & garbage services.
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Western City Mag May 29
When changed our lives, responded swiftly. City officials in distributed hand-washing stations, portable toilets, and clean water to encampments.
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