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1974 - COC's new Cougar Stadium opens for first game of football season; Harbor beats COC, 26-21 [story]


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National Night Out

We had a fun time at National Night Out in Palmdale last Tuesday. Thank you to the City of Palmdale, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s and Fire Departments, and everyone else who made this a great event.

Posing with Junior Miss City of Palmdale

 

Breakfast with Vets

Last Wednesday I started my morning chatting with members of the AV Veterans Coalition at Coffee for Veterans at Birdies Palmdale. Thanks for having me!

Talking with veterans in the Antelope Valley

 

Legislative Update

My next stop after the breakfast was at the Hellenic Center in Lancaster where I gave a legislative update to the Greater Antelope Valley Association of Realtors, Inc. Thank you for hosting; it was a pleasure answering your questions.

Discussing current legislation with Realtors
Tele Town Hall
I finished up Wednesday evening with our final Tele Town Hall, which we held with members of the community in the Antelope Valley. Thanks for everyone who participated.
Our final Tele Town Hall of the year

Talking Aerospace
On August 11th we attended the Antelope Valley Board of Trade’s Aerospace Committee to give a legislative update and to talk about various initiatives in Congress to improve aerospace operations in our region. Thank you to the Don Rhea and Al Hoffman for your leadership with this committee.

Giving an update on Aerospace initiatives in Congress
New Board for a Great Cause
Congratulations to the newly installed board members of the Domestic Violence Center of SCV! Thank you for all you do for our community.
Thank you to the outgoing Board Members and good luck to the new!
Simi Chamber
On Friday I started my day at the Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce Networking Breakfast. I always enjoy meeting with the great business owners in the community and listening to their concerns.
Listening to members of the Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce
Happy Anniversary to AXICOM
After the breakfast we stuck around at the Grand Vista Hotel to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of AXICOM, Inc., a great local business and member of the Simi Valley Chamber of Commerce. Happy anniversary!
Presenting a certificate of recognition to AXICOM

Small Business Stop
Later on Friday I stopped by The Junkyard in Simi Valley to congratulate them on being selected as the Business of the Month by Assemblyman Scott Wilk. Thank you Tony and Evelyn for always giving back to the community.

Explaining the importance of local businesses like The Junkyard

Bringing History to Life
Congratulations to Theora Von Tungeln! She is the 2nd place winner of the Sons of the American Revolution’s Sgt. Moses Adams Memorial Middle School Brochure Contest.

Keep up the great work Theora!

Beers for the Brave
Saturday evening I went to the JetHawks stadium to watch the swearing in of new soldiers at the Beers for the Brave event.

A great evening at The Hangar


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 Corner2nd Annual Back to School Drive Santa Clarita Swap Meet
August 16, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Boys & Girls Club of the Santa Clarita Valley, 22500 Soledad Canyon Road, 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, Lancaster

Celebration of the Library’s New Marathi Collection
August 20, 10:00 – 11:30am
Simi Valley Public Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley

4th Annual MFFO Calendar Fiesta
August 20, 6:00 – 8:00pm
21077 Placerita Canyon Road, Newhall

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

Simi Valley Elks Lodge Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser for SVPD Officer Tom Carney & Family
August 20, 8:00am to 12:00pm
1561 Kuehner Dr, Simi Valley

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