KUSI: City officials break ground on new library in San Ysidro

City officials broke ground Friday on a library in San Ysidro, following more than two decades of discussion and planning.

Councilman David Alvarez, who represents San Ysidro, spearheaded fundraising efforts for the library, which is expected to open in 2019, the mayor said.

Alvarez said building a new library was one of his top priorities upon being elected.

“I was proud to work with the community to secure the site and funding for this long-awaited project,” he said.

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