Districts in the News

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Firefighters Go Above and Beyond

Thursday, May 19, 2016

East Contra Costa Fire Protection District firefighters literally went above and beyond the call of duty last week, aiding a local painter who tumbled from his ladder. After prepping the man for transport to the hospital, the firefighters gained their captain’s approval to complete the injured man’s…

The New World of Economic Development

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Infrastructure. It’s something critical to the lives of Californians, and a huge part of local government efforts. And it also costs money. California Special District spoke with Larry Kosmont, of Kosmont Companies, to discuss what tools exist for special districts who want to finance infrastructure…

Sharp Grossmont Hospital to Open New Lab and Pharmacy

Thursday, April 21, 2016

An important milestone was recently celebrated in the progress of the taxpayer-funded construction of a new 71,000-square-foot, $60 million Heart and Vascular (H&V) Center at Sharp Grossmont Hospital in La Mesa. While the three-story H&V building is scheduled for final completion later this…

Top Art Chosen for Water Poster Contest

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Las Virgenes Municipal Water District has selected its top 25 water-wise drawings from this year’s Water Awareness Poster Contest submissions. Submissions were received from over 2,000 K-12 students throughout the district. For the first time, LVMWD is encouraging the public to share which poster…