Western City magazine is a monthly publication
provided by the League of California Cities® to elected city
officials and city department heads as a complimentary service.
The magazine is also mailed to California state legislators, key
policy-makers and opinion leaders.
Paid subscriptions are available to individuals or
organizations interested in local government.
Western City provides lively,
interdisciplinary analyses of issues affecting local governance
in a format suited for busy people. Western City’s
goal is to provide both immediately practical ideas, information
and bigger-picture policy issues and trends.
Editorial space is limited. Each month, the total number of
editorial pages is driven by the amount of advertising sold. In
the interests of responsible and ethical journalism, the magazine
maintains a clear distinction between its editorial and
Western City magazine is a monthly publication.
Each month, it features a different theme/topic and articles
related to that theme. Find information about the monthly themes
in the editorial calendar, which is developed in advance for the
In addition, the magazine has “standing” columns or features that
appear regularly. These include: