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2002 - LASD Deputy David March, Canyon grad & Saugus resident, murdered during traffic stop [story]


Update on Aliso Canyon

Last week SoCalGas requested regulatory approval from the State of California to bring 29 of the 114 wells at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility back online. We are working with local, state, and federal authorities to ensure that all guidelines and procedures are being followed during this process and that the safety of the surrounding community remains the top priority. As this process moves forward we will continue to update my website with more information as it becomes available.

Fighting for Sand Fire Assistance

One week ago we sent a letter to Governor Brown asking the state to use funds from an existing block grant to support efforts to repair damages caused by the Sand Fire in Santa Clarita. The Sand Fire was devastating for many in our community, and we must act to ensure they have the assistance they need as quickly as possible. Read more here.

Thank you, Rose Koscielny!

On Tuesday my staff, with other community leaders, recognized Rose Koscielny for her 21 years of service and dedication to the Saugus Union School District as a board member. We thank her for all she has done for the Saugus Union School District and its families. Best wishes for a long and happy retirement!

Recognizing  Rose Koscielny for her service

Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce

I enjoyed speaking with the Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce on Friday at their networking breakfast. If you have a business in Simi Valley, be sure to visit the Chamber website and check out the many ways they can help you grow your business.

Speaking about the importance of small businesses

Welcome to the Neighborhood

Congratulations to Dr. Grace and her team on last week’s ribbon cutting for their new operation, Sweet Tooth Dentistry Valencia. Welcome to the Santa Clarita Valley!

My team welcoming Sweet Tooth Dentistry Valencia

AV Heart Walk

I started my morning on Saturday speaking to everyone at the Antelope Valley Heart Walk. Thank you to all the great nurses, doctors, and medical professionals here in the Antelope Valley!

Speaking at the Antelope Valley Heart Walk

Dia De Los Muertos

We had a great time this weekend at the Dia De Los Muertos celebration in Santa Clarita! We presented certificates of recognition to the De Mis Sueños Cultural Arts Committee and caught up with old friends.

Presenting certificates at the Dia De Los Muertos celebration in Santa Clarita

Golden Years

My team attended yesterday’s Golden Years Expo and Senior Health Fair in Santa Clarita where they met seniors and assisted them with issues with federal agencies.

Our booth at the Golden Years Expo and Senior Health Fair

 

Around the Corner
Veterans Resource Fair
November 8, 10:30 am- 1:00pm
AVC Board Room (SSV 151), Antelope Valley College, 3041 West Ave K, LancasterAV Wall Opening

November 10, 5:00pm; Taps play at 10:00pm
Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Boulevard, PalmdaleSaugus High School “Wall of Honor” Unveiling

November 11, 9:00am-10:00am
Saugus High School,  21900 Centurion Way, Santa ClaritaVeterans Day Event

November 11, 10:00am-3:00pm
Reagan Library, 40 Presidential Drive, Simi ValleyVeterans Day Ceremony

November 11, 11:00am
Veterans Historical Plaza, 24275 Walnut Street, Santa ClaritaSimi Valley Veterans Day Ceremony
November 11, 11:00 am; Free lunch at noon.

Veterans Plaza – Lemon Park, 3700 Avenida Simi, Simi ValleyAFSA 4th Annual Lancaster 5K Warrior Run

November 11, 11:00am
General William J Fox Airfield, 4555 W Avenue G1, LancasterAntelope Valley Improv Comedy Festival

November 11:00am-12:00pm
Arbor Court Antelope Valley Entertainment Center, 858 W Jackman Street, Lancaster10th Annual Family Literacy Festival

November 12, 10:00am-2:00pm
NE Community Room, Old Town Newhall Library, 24500 Main Street, Santa ClaritaCandlelight Memorial Walk

November 12, 9:00pm
Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Boulevard, PalmdaleGold Star Recognition Ceremony

November 13, 2:00pm
Palmdale Amphitheater, 2723 Rancho Vista Boulevard, Palmdale

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