Districts in the News

Keep up-to-date on current special district issues, innovations, and examples to lead by.


Chino Fire District Urges Residents to Create Survivable Space

Friday, March 20, 2015

Chino Valley and Paulden homeowners know that a fast-moving wildland grass fire could destroy their homes as easily as a forest fire. The Chino grass - a beautiful blond color when dry - covers the rolling hills surrounding the two communities and burns quickly when ignited. It's the job of Wildland…

District Reimbursement Eligibility Threatened by Commission’s Ruling

Monday, March 16, 2015

By Dustin C. Cooper and Peter C. Harman, Minasian, Meith, Soares, Sexton & Cooper, LLP The analysis used by the Commission on State Mandates (Commission) recently to deny a test claim brought by a group of water agencies threatens the eligibility of hundreds of special districts in California…

Park District Board Accepts Cayetano Park

Monday, March 16, 2015

Livermore Area Recreation and Park District Board accepted the improvements at Cayetano Park – the newest addition to the District. The vote took place at last week's meeting. The park is situated on a hill at the northeast corner of Portola Avenue where Isabel Avenue becomes Campus Hill…

Innovation in Technology Enhances Patient Care

Friday, March 13, 2015

Sources: Big Bear Grizzly, Camarillo Health Care District   The use of technology in modern medicine isn’t a new concept. For ages advances in technology have helped treat and heal patients around the world. Healthcare districts across the state are using advances in technology to aid…

Capitol Focus on Local Government in 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015

Interview with Assembly Member Brian Maienschein, Chair of Assembly Committee on Local Government Assembly Member Brian Maienschein has extensive experience serving in local government, and will be bringing that experience this Legislative session as Chair of the Assembly Committee on Local Government.…