District Daily Press

| (07/12/17)

In today’s District Daily Press, an employee of the Lower Tule Irrigation District saves a van that crashed into a canal, the Central Contra Costa Sanitary District celebrates the grand re-opening of Miner Road with the community, and the Big Bear Municipal Water District hosts a full house at their lake maintenance workshop.





Lamorinda Weekly
B. B. Kaye USA Jul 11 7:59 pm

With fanfare, Miner Road reopens to the public after sinkhole

RM: Central Contra Costa Sanitary District

AD: 14

SD: 07

Bay Area Network

Chris Carpenter, community affairs representative for Central Contra Costa Sanitary District, shared, “We had to work within the slope of existing sewer lines. The pipes are supported by ground, so when ground went away, pipe support went away, and the pipes broke. We were here 24 hours a day for months, making sure we don’t have an overflow into the creek system.



Oroville Mercury Register USA Jul 11 6:24 pm

Free family movie planned Saturday at One-Mile

RMS: Chico Area Recreation and Park District

AD: 01, 03

SD: 04

Northern Network

The free showing of the animated Disney filk is put on by the Chico Area Recreation and Park District.



Big Bear Grizzly Natalie Williams USA Jul 12 12:00 am

Residents have options on lake dredging

RM: Big Bear Municipal Water District

AD: 33

SD: 16, 23

Southern Network

Most of the chairs in the Big Bear Municipal Water District were filled the evening of July 7 for a special workshop about lake maintenance.



East Bay Times Tracy Seipel USA Jul 12 6:03 am

70 Strong: Sequoia Healthcare District program aims to engage, help seniors

URM: Sequoia Healthcare District

Bay Area Network

At 88, Surlene Grant is the kind of person the Sequoia Healthcare District and Peninsula Family Service are targeting with a new program to help seniors live more fulfilling lives.

__________________________________________________________________________________ USA Jul 11 3:31 pm

Blood drive at the Forestville Fire Station, July 14

URM: Forestville Fire Protection District

Bay Area Network

The Forestville Fire Protection District will host a blood drive on Friday, July 14 at the fire station from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. 



The Ukiah Daily Journal Thaïs Mazur USA Jul 11 1:29 pm

Healthy Mendocino launches regional chapters

URM: Mendocino Coast Recreation and Park District

Bay Area Network

Natalie Cottrell, recreation coordinator for Mendocino Coast Recreation and Park District, believes that we need to “build bridges not fences and we need to be actionary, not reactionary because health is everything for a good quality of life.



UC Davis Jeffrey Clary USA Jul 11 10:28 am

Firefighters Aid Researcher in Wildlife Rescue at Stebbins

URM: Vacaville Fire Protection District

Bay Area Network

Volunteers from the Vacaville Fire Protection District are frequently called to rescue hikers who are lost or incapacitated while attempting the popular — but very strenuous — loop hike that crosses the reserve.





East Bay Times Darin Moriki USA Jul 12 12:25 am

Fairview to have a say on local issues


RM: East Bay Regional Park District

AD: 15, 16, 18, 20, 25

SD: 07, 08, 10

Bay Area Network


RM: East Bay Municipal Utility District

AD: 15, 18, 20

SD: 09, 10

Bay Area Network


RM: Hayward Area Recreation and Park District

AD: 18, 20

SD: 09, 10

Bay Area Network


RM: Castro Valley Sanitary District

AD: 20

SD: 10

Bay Area Network


Along with reviewing proposals and plans submitted to the county, the Castro Valley board also can discuss topics with leaders from other public agencies, such as East Bay Regional Park District, East Bay Municipal Utility District, Hayward Area Recreation and Park District, Castro Valley Sanitary District and Fairview Fire Protection District.

__________________________________________________________________________________ Vince Cestone USA Jul 11 4:11 pm

East Bay MUD approves nearly 20 percent water rate hike in 6-1 vote

RM: East Bay Municipal Utility District

AD: 15, 18, 20

SD: 09, 10

Bay Area Network

The East Bay Municipal Utility District has approved a nearly 20 percent water rate hike in a 6-1 vote on Tuesday.



Times-Standard Online Will Houston USA Jul 11 10:36 pm

Coast Seafoods plans to stay; working on permit extensions

RMS: Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District

AD: 02

SD: 02

Northern Network

Tideland leases in Humboldt Bay are issued and regulated by the Humboldt Bay Harbor, Recreation and Conservation District, which approved Coast Seafoods’ existing and expansion project in late February.



Lamorinda Weekly Nick Marnell USA Jul 11 7:57 pm

Still no construction activity at stations 43 and 16

AM: Contra Costa County Fire Protection District

AD: 14

SD: 03

Bay Area Network

Contra Costa County Fire Protection District Chief Jeff Carman has bemoaned the languid pace of the Lafayette Fire Station 16 construction at each district board meeting this spring. “Albeit slowly, we are making progress on that station,” Carman told his





The West Ranch Beacon USA Jul 12 12:00 am

Wilk’s water district measure clears Assembly Water, Parks and Wildlife

*District in formation process

Senate Bill 634, a measure to create a new water district in the Santa Clarita Valley, continues to move through the legislature.




Imperial Valley Press Online
USA Jul 12 12:20 am

PMHD announces new chief nursing officer

URM: Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District

Southern Network

Pioneers Memorial Healthcare District, an affiliate of the Scripps Health Network, announced Kristi Gillespie is the new chief nursing officer at PMHD recently.





Capital Public Radio USA Jul 12 7:51 am

San Joaquin RTD Rolls Out Discount Program For Passengers Using Uber

UAM: San Joaquin Regional Transit District

Sierra Network

San Joaquin Regional Transit District is rolling out a new program to make it easier and cheaper for people to find transportation outside of Stockton.


The San Diego Union-Tribune
Roger Showley USA Jul 11 3:53 pm

Portside Pier design approved, Anthony’s demolition to follow

URM: San Diego Unified Port District

Southern Network

The San Diego Unified Port District board also unanimously approved demolition of Anthony’s 51-year-old building at the foot of Ash Street, six months after the venerable restaurant closed at the end of its lease.





La Mirada Lamplighter USA Jul 11 7:21 pm

Residents Urged to Take Precautions as More WNV Activity is Detected

RM: Greater Los Angeles Vector Control District

AD: 36, 38, 39, 43, 45, 46, 49, 51, 53, 55, 58, 57, 59, 63, 64, 66, 70

SD: 18, 21, 22, 24, 25, 27, 29, 30, 32, 33, 34, 35

Southern Network

The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District (GLACVCD) received confirmation of West Nile virus (WNV) in four additional mosquito samples and two dead birds collected in multiple jurisdictions in Whittier (90603), La Mirada (90638), Artesia (90701), Winnetka (91306), West Hills (91307), and Toluca Lake (91602).



The Fresno Bee Marc Benjamin USA Jul 11 5:12 pm

When he saw a van crash into a water-filled canal, the backhoe driver went to help

RMS: Lower Tule Irrigation District

AD: 26

SD: 14, 16

Central Network

The backhoe driver, Eliseo Sanchez, who works for the Lower Tule Irrigation District, drove to where the 2000 GMC Safari Van was sinking and used his vehicle’s bucket to lift the van out of the water as far as possible, said Officer Michael Smith of the Porterville CHP office.




The Ukiah Daily Journal
Justine Frederiksen  Ukiah Daily USA Jul 11 2:58 pm

Summer fire season heating up in Ukiah Valley

URM: Ukiah Valley Fire District

Bay Area Network

“This is a huge step forward for joint operations, and staff is working hard to develop an operating agreement to present at the joint meeting of the City Council and the Ukiah Valley Fire District board on July 20,” he said.





Southern California Public Radio Frank Stoltze USA Jul 11 7:57 pm

The police car chase: to many, too dangerous, says LA Grand Jury

*General special districts mention

Each July members are sworn in as grand jurors for a 12-month period ending June of the following year. They are authorized to examine all aspects of county and municipal government, special districts, and the jails in L.A. County. __________________________________________________________________________________


In El Dorado County USA Jul 12 7:59 am

Taxpayer Advocate Mike Owen Releases Public Opinion Survey Results From County Fair Booth

*General special districts mention

When asked – What would you like to see fixed in our County?, respondents answered with their top items being: 1.) the poor responsiveness of County elected officials to their constituents…5.) paying small businesses doing work for the County or special districts on time…



Golden State Newspapers Barry Holtzclaw USA Jul 11 6:46 pm

44 questions…and no answers

RMS: San Lorenzo Valley Water District

AD: 29

SD: 17

Coastal Network

Today, I have listed below most of the questions sent in writing by the Press Banner to representatives of the San Lorenzo Valley Water District over the past six months that, sadly, remain unanswered.


The Tribune
Kristi Jenkins USA Jul 12 8:15 am

Cambria health district: Wishful budgeting or prudent stewardship?

RMS: Cambria Community Healthcare District

AD: 35

SD: 17

Coastal Network

It seems that two Cambria residents have painted a very bleak and not-so-promising picture of the ongoing budgeting process for the Cambria Community Healthcare District.



The Trinity Journal USA Jul 12 6:15 am

WCSD report available

URM: Weaverville Community Services District

Northern Network

For those curious about local water quality, the 2016 Consumer Confidence Report is now available for the Weaverville Community Services District. The report can be viewed at






Los Angeles Times Anthony Clark Carpio USA Jul 11 5:20 pm

Burbank Unified schools test negative for lead in water fountains

RM: Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

AD: 39,41,43,44,45,46,48,49,50, 51,52,53,54,55, 57,58,60,61,62,64,65,66,67,68,69,71,72,74,75,76,77,78,79,80

SD: 18,20,22,24,25,26,29,30,32,33 34,35,36,38,39,40

Southern Network

Burbank purchases its water from the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, known as MWD, and from a local groundwater source in the San Fernando Basin.





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