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    How to Stay Relevant: Interview with Ross Shafer

    Shafer has studied in-depth what makes organizations relevant and how they can stay relevant. What is relevance? How can it be achieved? How can it be maintained? And how does this apply to the public services special districts provide? California Special District asked Shafer to explain all of these…

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    Have Librarians, Will Travel: Santa Clara County Library District

    When most of us think of libraries, we think of buildings filled wall to wall with books that we can peruse and borrow for free. In the case of Santa Clara County Library District (SCCLD), they connect with individuals outside of the library and ensure they are getting the materials they want.

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    West Side Cemetery District Performs Restoration on Old Midway Cemetery

    When West Side Cemetery, located in Taft, California, was formed in November 1930, there was a small cemetery already in place serving the area. That cemetery was known as Midway Cemetery.

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    Social media Q&A for special districts

    The impact of social media in the public workplace continues to raise questions more rapidly than courts can provide answers. As one question is answered, new legal issues and forms of social media emerge to raise new questions. Traci Park and Kelly Trainer, with the law firm of Burke, Williams &…

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    True Success: The Art of Achievement in Times of Change

    I’ve come to believe that there is something like a personal and organizational toolkit for success. From Plato and Aristotle to the present day, the wisest people who have ever thought about life achievement have left us bits and pieces of powerful advice for attaining true success in nearly anything…

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    Districts Protect Our Community’s Health

    With summer in full swing, and the threat of the Zika virus arrival in California, mosquitoes and vector-borne illnesses are taking center stage. The “Districts Protect our Community’s Health” video features staff from Placer Mosquito and Vector Control District.

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