18th Annual General Assembly

The Conference explored how cities can leverage innovative technologies to increase their competitiveness in attracting and retaining businesses.  Attendees learned about the Internet of Things (IoT), Smart Homes, 24-hours City Halls, Telemedicine, and more. This FREE event was host to elected officials, city staff, city commissioners, community and business leaders, along with the general public at the Juanita Millender-McDonald Community Center (801 E. Carson St., Carson CA 90745).

Social Media Working Group Meeting

The South Bay Cities Council of Governments Social Media Working Group meets during the 1st Thursday on even-numbered months

Recruitment For Three Vacancies On The City Of Rancho Palos Verdes Infrastructure Management Advisory Committee

The City of Rancho Palos Verdes is currently conducting a recruitment to fill three seats, which occurred on October 21, 2016, on the City’s Infrastructure Management Advisory Committee. These are volunteer, non-paying positions with four year terms of office ending in December 2020.  

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Green Building Challenge Awards Breakfast

Join us to celebrate our Green Building Challenge's participants and partners on September 28th from 7:30 A.M. - 9:30 A.M. at the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo.

City of Manhattan Beach is Hiring a Part-Time Admin. Intern (Environmental Programs)

The City of Manhattan Beach is currently accepting applications for a part-time Administrative Intern. The Administrative Intern will provide support to the Environmental Programs Manager in the Public Works Department. This position will assist in conducting research, performing special projects and complete various duties as assigned. The position will expose students to career options within a municipal government environment. This position may require work on weekend and evening hours to assist with special City events.

Recruitment: City of Rancho Palos Verdes Emergency Preparedness Committee

The City of Rancho Palos Verdes is currently conducting a recruitment to fill a special vacancy on the City’s Emergency Preparedness Committee.  This is a volunteer, non-paying position with an unexpired term of office ending in January 2019.   Click here for more information. 



South Bay Cities Learning to Embrace Rather Than Fight Disruptive Technologies

Hermosa Beach City Manager Tom Bakaly was surprised to learn recently that the town’s third-highest tax generator isn’t a grocery store or manufacturer but an Internet-technology company he’d never heard of.

“I Googled them,” he said. “It’s amazing that I’m the city manager and our third-highest sales tax producer is something I don’t know anything about. The takeaway is that just because something’s new doesn’t mean it’s disruptive.”