Districts in the News

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Water District Keeps Workers in the Loop and in the Groove

Monday, December 25, 2017

At the East Valley Water District, people’s desire for flexibility in the workplace gets fulfilled — literally. The Highland-based utility has a stretching program for its employees, five minutes of “moving in the groove” to limber up the body and the mind. Field workers start their shifts with…

Peninsula Open Space Preserve – Now Open

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Thousands of untouched acres of open space in San Mateo County opened to the public late last month. The La Honda Creek Open Space Preserve stretches from Skyline Boulevard to La Honda and is six miles stretched out over 6,000 pristine acres. Expect to see a variety of animals including deer, birds,…

Water District to Sponsor Scholarship Contest

Monday, December 18, 2017

The Vista Irrigation District invites local high school seniors to compete for a $1,500 scholarship to attend a college of their choice. The purpose of the scholarship program is to encourage students to learn more about water related issues impacting their community. Students who compete for a scholarship…

Fire Districts are Collecting Food and Toys During Holiday Season

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

The Montecito Fire Protection District (MFPD) is now accepting donations of non-perishable foods and new, unwrapped toys at either of its two fire stations: Station 1, 595 San Ysidro Road and Station 2, 2300 Sycamore Canyon Road. The MFPD is participating in the 6th annual Season of Hope food and toy…