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Motion to Close Camp Scudder Fails on 3-2 Vote
Tuesday, Apr 5, 2022

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger issued the following statement following the Board of Supervisors’ vote to oppose her motion on April 5, 2022 to close Camp Kenyon Scudder. “I am extremely surprised and disappointed with the outcome of today’s vote by the Board of Supervisors. Their...

Barger Praises State’s Decision to Remove School Masking Mandates
Monday, Feb 28, 2022

Los Angeles County Fifth District Supervisor Kathryn Barger today released the following statement in response to California’s lifting of mandatory masking mandates in schools: “I applaud our state’s decision to end masking mandates in school settings in the coming days. This is a much needed step...

Barger Calls for Crackdown on COVID-19 Testing Fraud, Identity Theft
Tuesday, Jan 11, 2022

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has called for several county departments to work together to develop a robust plan to mitigate COVID-19 testing fraud in L.A. County. Barger tasked the Department of Consumer and Business Affairs, the Department of Public Health, the Department of Health...

Barger to Allocate $140K in County Block Grant Funds to Boys & Girls Club of SCV
Wednesday, Apr 14, 2021

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has approved $140,000 in funding to the Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club through the county’s Community Services Block Grant. This grant will help Santa Clarita Valley Boys & Girls Club focus on the needs of the Val Verde community by...

Barger Opposes Additional COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses
Monday, Nov 23, 2020

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will oppose the county Department of Public Health’s decision to prohibit outdoor dining and further COVID-19 restrictions including another “Safer at Home” order, she said in a statement Monday morning. Barger instead calls for the county to...

Barger, County Inspector General Duel with Sheriff, LASD Over Transparency, Threats
Friday, Sep 4, 2020

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and Inspector General Max Huntsman echoed their repeated calls for more transparency and oversight Thursday regarding Sheriff Alex Villanueva, who they say has repeatedly denied routine public information requests and has been accused of personally threatening...

Barger Blasts ‘Hasty’ Charter Amendment Proposed for November Ballot
Wednesday, Jul 29, 2020

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has voiced significant concerns regarding a proposed charter amendment, saying it is “hasty” and would be a potential violation of the law and denies county residents full access to fund future priorities. Barger’s concern is shared by community...

Tony Bell, Longtime County Spokesman, to Retire
Friday, Jan 3, 2020

Tony Bell, assistant chief deputy and communications director for Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, will retire from his current position at the end of January, after 18 years of service to the county. “I am exploring my options and looking at my opportunities,” Bell said. “I look...

Barger, Fellow Trail Blazers Ride in Iconic Equestrian Tradition
Monday, Oct 28, 2019

LA CAÑADA FLINTRIDGE – More than 60 riders saddled up alongside Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and the Department of Parks and Recreation last weekend for the rich equestrian tradition of “Barger’s Trail Blazers” – an annual horseback ride through the lush landscape of the county’s...

Barger Elected to Chair North County Transportation Coalition
Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019

Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger has been elected to chair the North County Transportation Coalition with unanimous support from the Board of Directors, including mayors and councilmembers from the cities of Santa Clarita, Lancaster and Palmdale. The coalition plays a critical role in the...

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