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1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
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The next meeting of the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is set for Tuesday, Aug. 7, starting at 9:30 a.m., and among other actions, the Supervisors may OK a proposed $1 million improvement project for the Castaic Lake Recreation Area.

From Agenda Item 37:
“The proposed Project scope consists of replacing tile roofs which have exceeded their useful life at six restroom buildings. Five of the restroom buildings are located within the recreation areas surrounding the lower lagoon, and one restroom building is located at the Three-Acres Campground area. One restroom building (Restroom No.13) at the lower lagoon will be refurbished in compliance with Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) requirements.

“The proposed Project also includes installation of one new metal group picnic shelter, which will replace a damaged wood picnic shelter in close proximity to Restroom No.13. The renovated restroom building will be provided with new accessible ADA compliant walkways to the adjacent parking lot and the new group shelter.”

Here are more Aug. 7 agenda highlights (for the full agenda, click here; for the live stream when the meeting starts, click here):

Presentations & Proclamations:

  • The Honorable Micah Ali and Brian Nolan, co-creators of Bonus Tracks, for their commitment to exposing the youth in Compton to careers in the entertainment industry
  •  Child Support Services Department, in recognition of “Child Support Awareness Month” (Item 12)
  • Bishop Henry Herns, for his service to the Hospitals and Health Care Delivery Commission
  • Manuel Rivas, in recognition of 28 years of outstanding public service

Special District Agenda:

  • Funding and Environmental Documentation for the Multifamily Housing Development in the City of Los Angeles (1-D)

Board Motions:

  • Supporting Families Impacted by the Sheriff’s Department (Item 3)
  • Implementing Sustainable Solutions to Assist People Living in Vehicles (Item 5, Reports)
  • Support for Amendments to AB1577 to Facilitate Leadership from the County Related to Overseeing and Dissolving Sativa Water District (Item 6)
  • Opposition to Proposition 6 – Gas Tax Repeal (Item 7)
  • Developing a Land Use Tool to Cultivate the Bioscience Industry (Item 8)
  • Apologizing for Historical Coerced Sterilization Practices (Item 9)
  • Opposition to SB25 Which Would Mandate a Three-Year Pilot Program Only in Los Angeles County where County Election Officials Would be Required to Use a Revised Order of Precedence of Offices on the Ballot (Item 10)
  • Good Food Purchasing Policy (Item 14)
  • Implementing Recommendations for Elections (Item 15)
  • Library Department Structural Deficit and Service Expansion (Item 16)
  • Addressing Discrepancies in Victims Services and Restitution (Item 19)
  • Ensuring Proper Implementation and Use of Body Scanners in the Jails (Item 20)
  • Implementing the Purposeful Aging Los Angeles Initiative (Item 21, Report)
  • Supporting Law Enforcement Homeless Outreach Services Teams (Item 22)

 Office of Child Protection:

  • Implementation of the Countywide Child Protection Strategic Plan (Item 26)

Chief Executive Office:

  • Clean Power Alliance of Southern California (CPA) Loan Repayment Term and Memorandum of Understanding Amendments (Item 29)

Health and Mental Health Services:

  • Prosthetic and Orthotic Appliance Services Master Agreements Amendments (Item 35)

Community Services:

  • Castaic Lake State Recreation Area Improvements Project (Item 37)
  • Frank G. Bonelli Regional Park and Recreational Area Lease Agreement (Item 39)
  • Environmental Laboratory Services Program Contracts (Item 41)
  • Mureau Road Bikeway and Roadway Improvements Construction Contract (Item 42)
  • Nonaeronautical Airport Rental Rate Adjustments for County Airports (Item 46)

Public Safety:

  • Report on the Implementation of the California Public Safety Realignment Act (Item 49)

Miscellaneous:

  • Los Angeles County Schools Pooled Financing Program 2018-19 Tax and Revenue Anticipation Notes (Item 66)

Notices of Closed Session:

  • Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation: Actions related to gas leak at Porter Ranch. (CS-1)
  • Conference with Legal Counsel – Existing Litigation: Lawsuits Alleging Disability Discrimination in Violation of the Fair Employment and Housing Act (CS-2)
  • Interview and consideration of candidate(s) for appointment to the position of Public Defender (CS-4)
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Friday, Sep 24, 2021
Los Angeles County Public Health officials on Friday confirmed 32 new deaths and 1,238 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, with 35,524 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley. Additionally, Public Health announced that eligible Los Angeles County residents can begin receiving their booster doses at any of the hundreds of sites offering the Pfizer vaccine.
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Los Angeles County announced it is now administering Pfizer booster third doses after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director Rochelle P. Walensky endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ recommendation for a booster dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in several population groups. The CDC also recommended a booster dose for those in high-risk occupational and institutional settings.
Thursday, Sep 23, 2021
Officials from Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital are once again urging those eligible to get vaccinated, as the hospital is experiencing a marked influx of COVID-19 patients, hospital spokesman Patrick Moody said Thursday.
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1855 - Sanford & Cyrus Lyon establish Lyon's Station (for stagecoaches) near today's Sierra Hwy & Newhall Ave [story]
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