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Effort Being Made to Preserve BV Cultural Site

Monday, February 23, 2015

TehachapiNews.com Bear Valley Community Services District may net another addition to its cultural heritage thanks to the generosity of two of its residents, according to David Edmonds, the district general manager. Edmonds said the district is in the process of smoothing out a four-way deal to…

Trust in Good Governance

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

At CSDA's Special District Leadership Academy Conference last month, we asked experienced local leaders to tell us about the importance of trust between board members and staff. Trust is something that is emphasized as critical when referring to the public and a local agency, but it's equally as…

Petaluma Health Care District Seen as Model for State

Monday, February 9, 2015

The Press Democrat Schools. Farmers markets. Law enforcement. While these things may seem separate and distinct, they all have at least one thing in common: they’re all part of the health care continuum. Several policy makers from the state Department of Health Care Services visited community…

CDIAC Hosts Municipal Debt Essentials Seminar this March

Monday, January 26, 2015

The California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (CDIAC) is hosting a Municipal Debt Essentials seminar series March 17-19 in Riverside. Municipal Debt Essentials is a seminar series delivered over three consecutive days. Debt 1: Debt Basics covers the foundational concepts for issuing debt; Debt…

Recycled Water Fill Station Keeps Bay Area Residential Landscapes Green

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

On June 12, 2014, Dublin San Ramon Services District (DSRSD) opened the Residential Recycled Water Fill Station for Bay Area residents to come and get recycled water to irrigate their yards. “We wanted to help our customers and neighboring communities survive the 2014 drought,” says Operations…