The following video features real California mayors and the challenges their cities are facing on the front lines in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
To recover from titanic revenue losses endured during the coronavirus pandemic, officials committed to nearly $10.8 million in departmental cuts, employee furloughs and draining a declared disaster relief fund.
Fullerton Mayor Jennifer Fitzgerald has announced the formation of The California Mayor Coalition (CMC) formed to advocate for federal money to help cities in our state caught short economically by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The City of Santa Monica is laying off scores of workers as the pandemic strangles its revenue flow and its mayor warns that other municipalities face a similar crisis.
Millions of people depend on their own towns and cities in California for essential human services. The COVID-19 crisis is crushing already cash-strapped California cities. Those towns and cities are beyond frustrated that we’re being ignored by our counties, state and federal government when it comes to financial assistance.