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1946 - Cher, great-granddaughter of Placerita Canyon homesteader Frank Walker and onetime Placerita property owner, born in El Centro, Calif. [story]
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Kathryn BargerDear Friends,

At the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors meeting this week, we reviewed the Chief Executive Officer’s proposed $45.4 billion budget for the next fiscal year. This budget gets a lot of things right. We’re dedicating more than $728 million to our fight against homelessness with a key focus on mental health solutions. Importantly, we’re hiring more than 450 new workers for the Department of Mental Health, including mental health clinicians, substance abuse counselors, outreach workers, and housing navigators.

These efforts will help our County provide boots on the ground services for people experiencing homelessness to connect them with supportive services that will keep them housed.

Our hiring efforts will also benefit our many city partners, who almost exclusively rely on our County to respond to crises occurring on their streets. The daily reports of violence, including the heart-wrenching news this week of an unprovoked fatal stabbing at a Metro station, reaffirm that this crisis is urgent. We must step up our efforts to meet these needs. It’s the only way to increase public safety and improve the quality of life in our County for everyone.

Best wishes,

Kathryn Barger
Supervisor, Fifth District, which includes the Santa Clarita Valley

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  1. Yolanda says:

    Focusing on health and helping family member. She got convicted of dui I believe her she said she was not drunk, police stereotype her. She did admit she did have a drink with dinner. She didn’t pay for lawyer. She has medical issues. Ok dmv pilot programi interlock ignition. She was happy to do this, 4 months and license. It was a disaster. DMV mandatory actions don’t call you back. Company system Flawed, goes off every 10 minutes, hard to breathe in it, specially if you have heart issues, my daughter health was going down, hospital, abnormal ekg, Finally we got this device removed. DMV no help, just was trying to get a restricted license, work and home. Others had problems with this I heard it’s a class action. Wow had to get this off my chest make me want to drink. But not drive. I now nobody care’s because this is a money maker a monopoly. But I want my Daughter to live so I will keep helping her.
    Thanks

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