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Congratulations Athletes!
The four following outstanding athletes from California’s 25th Congressional District are currently in Rio competing in the 2016 Olympic Games.  Congratulations to Paul George from Palmdale, David Smith from Saugus, Anthony Ervin from Valencia, and Abbey Weitzeil from Saugus (who already took home a Silver Medal). Good luck, and keep making us proud!

 

Latino Business Alliance
Last Tuesday I had the opportunity to speak with the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber Latino Business Alliance. I updated them on some of my bills, our Congressional Small Business Conference & Expo, and what legislation we hope to see in Congress through September.

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber Latino Business Alliance meeting

Local Support from Ventura County

We are very excited that the County of Ventura voted unanimously to support our St. Francis Dam Disaster Memorial & Monument last week! The victims of the St. Francis Dam Disaster deserve to be memorialized. I am very pleased that the Ventura County Board of Supervisors is joining me in this effort and I look forward to working with my colleagues in the U.S. Senate to ensure that the monument becomes a reality.

State of the City

It was a packed house Tuesday to hear Mayor Jim Ledford give the State of the City Address at the Antelope Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Lunch. Lots of great things happening in the Antelope Valley!

Listening to Mayor Ledford’s State of the City Address

Taking Care of Business

The 2nd Annual Congressional Small Business Conference & Expo last week was a success! Thank you so much to everyone who took time out of their busy schedules to attend. A special thanks to the fantastic panelists who provided information and resources to our local small business owners.

Thanks to everyone who made the Small Business Conference a success

Devil Pups

Congratulations to all the Devil Pups & Eagle Graduates! I had the pleasure of presenting them with Certificates of Recognition at the Palmdale City Council Chambers last Thursday.

Congratulations Devil Pups!

Palmdale Business Walk

I enjoyed visiting some of the great businesses in Palmdale on Friday- Krispy Kream, Dunn Edwards Paint, Chick-Fil-A, California Bank and Trust, Yogurtland and The Habit. Thank you to all the employees and managers who took time out of their days to talk with me about how my office can help your business thrive!

I really enjoyed meeting employees at the great businesses in Palmdale

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

On Friday night I went to the Hangar for a Jethawks game, where we honored aerospace legend Art Thompson for his work and for inspiring younger generations of future aerospace visionaries.

Honoring Art Thompson at a JetHawks game

Simi Valley Business Walk

Yesterday I spent my afternoon visiting local businesses in Simi Valley to check in with owners and employees and talk about how our office can help their operation. I especially enjoyed Ali Baba’s Restaurant and Old School Sandwiches.

Selfie with the staff of Ali Baba’s

Service Academy Information Day

If you know any young men or women who are interested in applying to a Military Service Academy, please tell them to mark their calendars for Military Academy information Day on September 17. This event is open to all interested residents of California’s 25th Congressional District who are 17 to 21 years of age. It is also open to those Freshmen through Junior class high school students preparing for application. We will have information packets and all of the materials you will need in order to understand the process and requirements to apply to a Service Academy.
For more information, visit the event page.

 

Around the Corner
Ventura County Fair
August 3-14
Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W Harbor Boulevard, VenturaPalmdale National Night Out
August 9, 5:00-8:00pm
Domenic Massari Park,37716 55th St E, PalmdaleRoute 66 Classic Car Show
August 13, 5:00-9:00pm
Route 66 Classic Grill, 18730 Soledad Canyon Road, Santa ClaritaLA84 Swim & Dive Festival
August 14, 6:30am-4:30pm
Santa Clarita Aquatics Facility, 20850 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa ClaritaAntelope Valley Fair & Alfalfa Festival
August 19 – 28, Mon.-Fri. 4 pm-12 am; Sat.-Sun. 2 pm-12 am; Sun. 8/30 2-11 pm
Antelope Valley Fairgrounds, 2551 W Avenue H, LancasterCelebration of the Library’s New Marathi Collection
August 20, 10:00am – 11:30am
Simi Valley Public Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley

Youth Sports and Healthy Families Festival
August 20, 10:00am – 3:00pm
Santa Clarita Sports Complex, 20870 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita

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  1. http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/20/politics/cnn-gun-poll/. It’s too bad he doesn’t vote with what 90% of Americans want. He chooses to “work” for the NRA.

  2. Clearly Representative Steve Knight is avoiding his competitor, Bryan Caforio and in turn is doing a disservice to his constituents by backing out of debates. Instead he’s allowing the Koch brothers to buy the election for him. We will not be bought.http://bryancaforio.com/2016/08/08/santa-clarita-valley-signal-cancels-25th-congressional-debate/?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=facebook&utm_source=socialnetwork

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