'Your city is in trouble'

That's the message of "Save Your City," a Web site launched by The League of California Cities. The site invites readers to submit videos explaining why local government money shouldn't be raided by the state

So far, a majority of the videos are provided by the usual suspects: Local politicians and bureaucrats, including a few locals. Here's what I found:

Bill Cahill, assistant city manager, Merced:


Dee Tatum, Merced County CEO:

Bill Spriggs, Merced City Councilman:

Greg Wellman, Atwater City Manager: