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Interview with Frank Zerunyan J.D. on his new book: Newgotiation for Public Leaders: The Art of Negotiation for a Better Outcome

Contract Cities sat down with Frank Zerunyan J.D., Councilmember in the City of Rolling Hills Estates and Professor at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy to discuss his new book, Newgotiation for Public Leaders: The Art of Negotiation for a Better Outcome. This is what we heard: Contract Cities: Frank, thank you for […]

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CCCA’s Paul Philips Appointed to County Commission

Los Angeles County Supervisor Solis appointed Paul Philips of the California Contract Cities Association to the Los Angeles County Commission on Local Government Services. Paul’s appointment highlights the important role CCCA plays in protecting the mission of contract cities in Los Angeles County. This is a tremendous compliment to your CCCA staff and the level […]

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James Bozajian Delivers El Gran Matador Award

In November, Calabasas City Councilmember James Bozajian traveled to Fresno for the retirement celebration of California Supreme Court Justice Marvin Baxter. At the celebration, he presented the CCCA El Gran Matador award to the master of ceremonies, former California Governor, George Deukmejian.

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And the winner is…………

California Contract Cities endorsed candidates were successful in their bids for office on Election Day. CCCA would like to welcomeLos Angeles County Assessor elect Jeffrey Prang and Los Angeles County Sheriff elect Jim McDonnell to their new positions of leadership in the County. CCCA did not endorse a candidate for the 3rd Supervisorial District. We welcome Sheila Kuehl as she […]

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CCCA at the League

Did you stop by booth 960 at the League Annual Conference? If you did, you undoubtedly saw the CCCA team and several board member volunteers. It was great to connect with so many of our members and associate partners.

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Why Mayors Should Rule The World

Posted from It often seems like federal-level politicians care more about creating gridlock than solving the world’s problems. So who’s actually getting bold things done? City mayors. So, political theorist Benjamin Barber suggests: Let’s give them more control over global policy. Barber shows how these “urban homeboys” are solving pressing problems on their own […]

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