SOURCE: League of California Cities

August 21, 2006 16:08 ET

'All Politics is Local': League of California Cities' 108th Annual Conference Opens September 6

SAN DIEGO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 21, 2006 --


What:

The League of California Cities' 108th Annual Conference opens Wednesday, September 6, at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, with the theme "All Politics is Local." More than 2,000 California mayors, council members, city officials and staff will be on-hand to discuss important issues facing cities.

Where:

San Diego Convention Center
111 W. Harbor Drive, San Diego
When:

Wednesday, September 6 through Saturday, September 9.

Topics of Interest:

--  Housing and Infrastructure, including infrastructure funding
    Propositions on November 2006 ballot
--  Telecommunications Legislation
--  Flood Control
--  Economic Development
--  Leadership and Government
--  National League of Cities Update (delivered by NLC President James
    Hunt)
--  And Much More!
    
Featured Keynote Speakers (confirmed to date):
--  John Avlon -- Former chief speechwriter for Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani,
    current columnist and associated editor of the New York Sun
--  Kevin Carroll -- Author of "Rules of the Red Rubber Ball: Find and
    Sustain Your Life's Work"
--  SuChin Pak -- MTV News Team correspondent, producer of documentary
    series "My Life Translated," dealing with young people who live in two
    cultures
    
Media Attendance

Attendance for members of the media is free, but they must first check in at the complimentary booth near the main registration desk. A staff member will provide a pass to the media room located in San Diego Convention Center. Once at the media room, members of the press will receive their credentials to cover the conference.

More Information -- Please visit the League's website at www.cacities.org/ac

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Megan Taylor
    (916) 658-8228

    Brian Heaton
    (916) 658-8264