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Dr. King has left a legacy that continues to teach people of all ages valuable lessons about compassion and character. His memory reminds us that there is never a wrong time to stand up for what is right or to serve your community.

For too long, mental health hospital beds have dwindled, leaving a significant number of patients without access to appropriate care. We need to generate more beds so patients get the care they need, which my motion on Tuesday will address.
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Featured in this week's edition of Keeping up with Kathryn: A powerful lesson from Dr. King, mental health resources in our schools, a new app to help you find the perfect pet, and so much more: https://t.co/SIzsT91qu7

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “The time is always right to do what is right.” Thank you to the YMCA for doing their part in the effort to do what’s right for our communities and for carrying on Dr. King’s legacy in their work each day.

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4 hours ago

Kathryn Barger

We’re never too young to learn lessons about love and acceptance. These children were so engaged with Dr. King’s message when we read “I Have a Dream,” which I hope will stay with them for the rest of their lives.Kids at the Quartz Hill Library in the Antelope Valley were treated to a special storytime celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. ... See MoreSee Less

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9 hours ago

Kathryn Barger

Dr. King has left a legacy that continues to teach people of all ages valuable lessons about compassion and character. His memory reminds us that there is never a wrong time to stand up for what is right or to serve your community. ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

Kathryn Barger

Featured in this week's edition of Keeping up with Kathryn: A powerful lesson from Dr. King, mental health resources in our schools, a new app to help you find the perfect pet, and so much more: mailchi.mp/bos/drking ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

Kathryn Barger

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. said, “The time is always right to do what is right.” Thank you to the YMCA for doing their part in the effort to do what’s right for our communities and for carrying on Dr. King’s legacy in their work each day. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 days ago

Kathryn Barger

Our town councils are from our communities, for our communities. Swearing in the new Crescenta Valley Town Council started an exciting new chapter for this group and those they serve. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 days ago

Kathryn Barger

Are you looking for the perfect pet? Check out the new LA County Pets app, which features hundreds of dogs, cats, and other animals from all of our county animal care centers. Download the app and find a furry friend today!
//County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control
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4 days ago

Kathryn Barger

It's been 25 years today since the Northridge Earthquake hit our communities, killing at least 57 people and destroying homes and freeways.
This disaster taught us we can never be too prepared. Are you ready for the next big one?An earthquake is the sudden, rapid shaking of the earth, caused by the breaking and shifting of underground rock. Earthquakes can cause buildings to collapse and…
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5 days ago

Kathryn Barger

Jay and his family deserve justice. We are offering a $15,000 reward for any information leading to the suspect responsible for this horrible tragedy. If you have any information regarding the murder of the Palmdale teen in 2016, call the homicide bureau at (323) 890-5564 or call the anonymous tip line at 800-222-TIPS.
// Palmdale Sheriff's Station
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This family deserves justice. We're asking for your help.
// Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
PRESS CONFERENCE:

SUSPECT(S) SOUGHT IN MURDER OF PALMDALE TEEN, FAMILY MEMBERS SEEK PUBLIC’S HELP, DETECTIVES ANNOUNCE REWARD
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6 days ago

Kathryn Barger

Kitten Academy is one of the cutest and most compassionate county programs we have. With the help of several county departments, the young women at Camp Scott in the SCV learn valuable nurturing skills by fostering newborn kittens to get them ready for adoption, which is as fulfilling for the ladies as it is for the cats. ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

Kathryn Barger

There are more than a quarter-million Korean-Americans in L.A. County who make incredible contributions to our businesses, schools, churches, and so much more. We celebrated Korean-American Day to highlight this rich culture and community, complete with a special dance! ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

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Our pilot program will ensure consumers can use e-scooters as a transit option in a safe, non-obtrusive way.
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6 days ago

Kathryn Barger

Update concerning potential evacuations for Kagel Canyon, Lopez Canyon and Little Tujunga Canyon in anticipation of mudslides because of the heavy rain: ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

Kathryn Barger

Possible Evacuations: For those who live in Kagel Canyon, Lopez Canyon or Little Tujunga Canyon, please be advised you may be evacuated in case of severe flooding in Creek Fire burn areas. Please stay tuned for updates.

In case of evacuations, please bring large animals to either Pierce College or Hansen Dam Evacuation Center.
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1 week ago

Kathryn Barger

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy continues to teach people of all ages valuable lessons about compassion, fairness, leadership, and advocacy. It was so special to host story time at the Quartz Hill Library this morning and send each child home with their own copy of "I Have a Dream." ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Kathryn Barger

It was such a pleasure to kick off the New Year with the Armenian Assembly of America this evening. I am always appreciative of time spent with this terrific community!
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1 week ago

Kathryn Barger

It is such a beautiful day for a hike in Spahn Ranch in the Santa Susana Pass State Historic Park! ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

Kathryn Barger

In our workforce, collaboration and diversity make us stronger. It was an honor to celebrate Dr. King’s legacy and the hard work being done in our county with community leaders, public servants, and labor advocates.
// Los Angeles County Federation of Labor, AFL-CIO
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1 week ago

Kathryn Barger

Congratulations to Senator Susan Rubio, who was sworn in today! I look forward to working alongside you to serve our communities. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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Featured this week in Keeping up with Kathryn: Incredible stories of foster youth, a grant for Two Strike Park, an upcoming decision on electric scooters, and more: mailchi.mp/bos/superstudents ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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Want a unique internship experience that allows you to work alongside talented public servants and spend time out in the community? We'd love to have more driven, passionate high school and college student interns! Our interns have gone on adventures at Mount Baldy, put on their hard hats while visiting the San Gabriel Valley Dam, helped shoot videos and write speeches, and gotten a behind-the-scenes look at Jet Propulsion Laboratory, among so many other fun and fulfilling opportunities!
Visit our site for more information: kathrynbarger.lacounty.gov/internship-opportunities/
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2 weeks ago

Kathryn Barger

One of the most special honors we give is the Enrichment Plus Awards, which honor foster youth for their dedication and perseverance in school. Congratulations to our Fifth District awardees Colette from Littlerock, Aaron from Acton, and Neila from Pasadena! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

Kathryn Barger

A big congratulations to the new members of the Antelope Valley East Kern Water District! It was an honor to induct you into this valuable community role. ... See MoreSee Less

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Supervisor Kathryn Barger
“Proudly Serving Los Angeles County’s 5th District”

From San Bernardino County in the East, Ventura County in the West and Kern County in the North, the Fifth District spans 2,800 square miles and is larger than all the other districts combined. Our district includes 22 cities and 87 unincorporated communities, including all of the Antelope, Crescenta, and Santa Clarita Valleys and parts of the San Gabriel and San Fernando Valleys.

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