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1918 - Box-office superstar William S. Hart promotes 4th series of Liberty Loan (World War I) bonds, which go on sale on this date [story]


Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council Installation

On July 13th my staff attended the PRNC meeting at Porter Ranch Community School, where the newly elected Council was installed. Congratulations to all the new members, and sincere thanks to the outgoing members for your leadership and dedication to the community during and after the Aliso Canyon gas leak.

Congratulations to the new Porter Ranch Neighborhood Council members!

 

Are You Ready for Some Football?

It was great to be a part of the Todd Davis Football Camp last weekend. The Mayor and Supervisor attended and watched as our local Super Bowl champ helped the kids of our community.

At the Todd Davis Football Camp in Palmdale

Chronic is Back

On Saturday the Mayor and I attended the Grand Opening of Chronic Taco in Palmdale. We both had burritos and man, were they good.

Palmdale Chronic Taco Grand Opening

Simi Senior Sweets

Over the weekend the Simi Valley Senior Center put on an ice cream social for the record books! I enjoyed the time to chat with folks about issues like Social Security & Medicare, and of course the ice cream.

Enjoying Ice Cream at the Simi Valley Senior Center

Lancaster West Rotary

On Monday I had the opportunity to speak at the Lancaster West Rotary meeting about what we are doing to revitalize the Antelope Valley’s economy. Thanks to Jane Frye for inviting me!

Speaking at a Lancaster West Rotary Meeting

Simi Valley Rotary

I really enjoyed speaking with members of the Rotary Club of Simi Valley yesterday about important issues in Congress and our community. Thank you for the opportunity!

Small Business Conference & Expo

Do you own or work for a small business? Would you like to start one someday? Are you interested in how the federal government and other organizations can help you grow your business operation? Sign up today for our 2nd Annual Congressional Small Business Conference & Expo, which will be held in Santa Clarita on August 3rd! RSVP here.

 

Around the Capitol
FLIGHT R&D Act Passes House

Last Monday, the House unanimously passed the FAA Leadership In Groundbreaking High-Tech Research and Development Act, a bill I introduced earlier this year. This measurewould authorize funding for the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to study and utilize improvements in aerospace technology with the goal of advancing aviation safety, security, and economic competitiveness.Aviation research and development means more jobs and more opportunities for our small businesses – especially in the Antelope, Santa Clarita, and Simi Valleys. I am glad that my colleagues are joining me in strengthening America’s aviation programs. When the aerospace community grows, our local economy thrives.Water Legislation Moves Forward
Last week we took another step toward passing solutions for Californians suffering from the drought. H.R. 5538, the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act for FY 2017, which includes provisions that would allow several key water storage projects in California to move forward, passed the House with my support. These projects, along with other initiatives to send water from the San Joaquin delta to Southern California, would go a long way in helping with our drought. Passing rational solutions to California’s historic drought is extremely important, and this is a golden opportunity to do exactly that. By supporting this measure, we are taking a huge step toward providing drought relief to Golden State residents.

Los Angeles Olympics 2024

I am a proud coauthor of House Concurrent Resolution 142, which expresses Congressional support for Los Angeles to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. Last week the Resolution passed both the House and the Senate with overwhelming bipartisan support and is now official! I am confident in LA 2024’s ability to deliver the Olympic Games to the benefit of the Greater Los Angeles region and the entire United States.

Calling All Interns

My D.C. office is currently accepting applications for our Fall Internship Program. If you know anyone who is interested in politics or policy, enjoys a fun and fast-paced work environment, and is looking to improve their job skills in our nation’s capital, tell them to check us out! For more information and to apply, visit my website here.

 

Around the Corner
SCV Backs the Blue! Pro-Law Enforcement Rally
July 22, 2:00-8:00pm
Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station, 23740 Magic Mountain Parkway, Valencia

Parent’s Night Out
July 23, 5:30-9:30pm
Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Valencia

Kiwanis Car Show
July 23, 8:00am-2:00pm
Sycamore Drive Community Center, 1692 Sycamore Drive, Simi Valley

Jazz on the Patio
July 24, 6:00pm
St. Francis, 280 Royal Avenue, Simi Valley

Hiring Fest at the America’s Job Center of California
July 29, 9:00-11:30am
26455 Rockwell Canyon Road, #250, Santa Clarita

Summer Bash
July 29, 6:00-10:00pm
Luther Drive (between Soledad Canyon Road and Mandan Street), Canyon Country

National Night Out Simi Valley
July 30, 4pm
Your Block! More info here

Triumph Foundation Hosts Let’Em Roll Casino Night
July 30, 5:00pm
Hyatt Regency Valencia, 24500 Town Center Drive, Valencia

49er Day 2016 – 67th Annual Craft And Music Festival
July 30, 10:00am-12:00am
Lakes Community Center, 17520 Lake Elizabeth Road, Lake Hughes

2nd Annual Congressional Small Business Conference & Expo
August 3, Check-in 8:30am, Program 9:00am
The Centre, 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita
RSVP Here

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