League News
For many residents without cars in the City of Rialto, public transportation serves as the lifeline to employment and educational opportunities. However, Rialto severely lacks the infrastructure that can help residents, particularly those who are low-income, get to the transit station and to jobs and school. 
Social media remains a critical tool to keep California cities up to date on the League’s advocacy and educational opportunities. The League updates its three social media channels, regularly with news and information designed to help California city officials serve their residents.
As cities and counties throughout California begin hundreds of street and road improvement projects funded through SB 1, the broad Coalition supporting safer roads and protecting local transportation improvements gains momentum.
Conferences & Education

The League’s 2018 Planning Commissioners Academy is scheduled for April 4-6 at the Hyatt Regency Monterey. This conference will provide you an opportunity to learn about the major planning and land use issues facing cities.

The National League of Cities will hold its annual Congressional City Conference in Washington, D.C. from March 10–11. Join thousands of local officials from across the nation for the opportunity to engage with peers and meet with U.S. Senate and House of Representatives members and their staff to discuss federal policy issues of furthermost importance to cities and local governments.  
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The Legislature will host a number of oversight and informational hearings on a variety of policy areas of interest to cities in the coming weeks. The number of legislative hearings will expand as the bill introduction deadline of Feb. 16 approaches.
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Each year the League of California Cities ® honors outstanding work in member cities across the state through the League Partner-sponsored Helen Putnam Awards for Excellence.