Posts Tagged: Parks and Recreation

Governor Brown Approves Billions for Water and Parks

Monday, October 16, 2017

On Sunday Governor Jerry Brown signed SB 5 (De Leon), which would place a $4 billion bond on the 2018 ballot for water and parks infrastructure.  The measure, which CSDA supported, must still be approved by a majority of the voters at the November 2018 election.  If approved, much of the bond funding…

A Cemetery So Popular, People Are Dying To Get In!

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

The Palm Springs Cemetery District (PSCD) operates two cemeteries: the Welwood Murray Cemetery in Palm Springs, and the Desert Memorial Park (DMP) in Cathedral City. Many prominent civic and community leaders, as well as many famous desert pioneers, are buried in the Welwood Murray Cemetery; while celebrities…

Former Military Base Opened as Public Park

For the first time in 37 years, the summit of Mount Umunhum is open to visitors. The new public park, formerly the site of a Cold War era radar tower, offers stunning views of Santa Clara Valley and the San Francisco and Monterey bays. The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District bought the 3,486-foot…

Good News for Recreation & Park Districts

Monday, August 21, 2017

U.S. Communities recently announced a new contract for playground and outdoorfitness equipment, playground surfacing, and related products was awarded to GameTime and KOMPAN. This contract was awarded through a competitive solicitation process that ensures special districts and other local government…

Participate in Bay Area District’s Annual Fairs

Friday, August 11, 2017

The Livermore Area Recreation and Park District is underway planning the family-friendly annual events Children’s Fair and Dogtoberfest – and there’s still booth space left for those who want to get in on the fun. The ever-popular Children’s Fair is set Saturday, September 9 at the Robert…

Consensus Building Workshop Techniques

Monday, July 10, 2017

If you are responsible for managing a special district in California, chances are that you have, or at some point will need to go to the public to get input for a project. There is great variety in the kinds of work special districts do, but one thing they all have in common is the utilization of public…

Campgrounds Open Along Water Agency’s River Project

The United States Forest Service has announced the opening of campgrounds at French Meadows and Hell Hole Reservoirs; both reservoirs are part of Placer County Water Agency’s(PCWA) Middle Fork American River Project. French Meadows Reservoir is located 50 miles east of Auburn, in the Tahoe National…

District Daily Press

Monday, August 1, 2016

In today’s District Daily Press, the first of a six-day examination of the Tulare Regional Medical Center, its $55 million bond and related issues begins today for the Tulare Local Hospital District. Two bikers discovered what looked to be a homemade spike strip affixed…

District Daily Press

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

In today’s District Daily Press, as wildfires continue throughout central and southern California, agencies like the San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District keep a close eye on levels of pollutants in the air. The Modesto Irrigation District has prevailed…

District Daily Press

Monday, July 25, 2016

In today’s District Daily Press, discussions of forming a Community Services District in Isla Vista have local politicians encouraging a younger generation to seek board positions. Hantavirus was recently discovered again in deer mice by the San Mateo County Mosquito…

Sunridge Park: A Park for Children of All Abilities

Friday, July 22, 2016

  Cordova Recreation and Park District celebrated the opening of Sunridge Park in June 2014. This six and a half acre park is the first in the district to include an inclusive “play for all” children’s playground. This unique neighborhood park is a socially inclusive amenity designed…

District Daily Press

Thursday, July 14, 2016

 District Daily Press will be on a hiatus from Friday, July 15 through Wednesday, July 20. District Daily Press will return Thursday, July 21. We appreciate your understanding during this break. In today’s District Daily Press, Palm Drive Health Care District recently…

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Monday, July 11, 2016

In today’s District Daily Press, Governor Brown’s Delta Tunnel Project, which affects many water districts, has been overturned with Judge Michael Kenny citing the fact that the plan does not conform to state law and only contains recommendation for export flows,…

District Daily Press

Friday, July 8, 2016

In today’s District Daily Press, homeless encampments near Facebook are a growing fire concern for Menlo Park Fire Protection District firefighters. Ramona Municipal Water District directors adopted Cal Fire’s not-to-exceed $5.85 million agreement for fire protection…

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016

In today’s District Daily Press, once again the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s Delta water deal is put on hold. Sequoia Healthcare District is partnering with Lyft to provide discounted ride rates for seniors. In addition, Children’s Hospital…

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Friday, July 1, 2016

In today’s District Daily Press, the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California’s landmark Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta water deal had a temporary stay lifted by a state appeals court allowing the district to move forward despite ongoing court challenges.…

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Friday, June 24, 2016

In today’s District Daily Press, The North Kern Water Storage District and the Semitropic Water Storage District are each getting $1 million from the Bureau of Reclamation in agricultural water conservation and efficiency grants. On Tuesday, the Turlock Irrigation…

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Monday, June 20, 2016

In today’s District Daily Press, Upper Salinas-Las Tablas Resource Conservation District has shown the regulations that Justin Vineyards violated leading to the community boycotting their wines. Petaluma Health Care District seeks to create a Community Health Initiative…

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Monday, June 13, 2016

In today’s District Daily Press, Eastern Municipal Water District will be receiving just over $1 million from the U.S. Department of the Interior for a water recycling project. Kaweah Delta Health Care District is proud to announce Visalia teens graduated from its…

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Thursday, June 9, 2016

In today’s District Daily Press, Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District is leading efforts to preserve the Elk River estuary and tidal zone. Central Basin Municipal Water District is nearly set to release reforms after a scathing state audit. In addition, Valley Center…