Districts in the News

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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…

Scaling Up

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

In June of 2014, voters in parts of three San Francisco Bay Area counties approved Measure AA, a $300 million general obligation bond for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen). It was a moment of joy for Midpen leaders, and a culmination of years of planning and hard work. But it…

Sewer Slayer to the Rescue in Costa Mesa

Thursday, March 24, 2016

In the chaotic underworld of Costa Mesa sewers, where grease and tree roots cause havoc to seep up toward the unsuspecting masses, only the Sewer Slayer can save them. This heroic figure (who looks a lot like Superman) has one mission: Protect the environment by fighting the sinister evildoers beneath…