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Mission accomplished! It was such an honor to recognize the 5th District’s own @NASAJPL for landing the InSight spacecraft on Mars!

Marty and Bess would make for the perfect furry friends! Welcome a new pet into your home by rescuing one from our @LACoAnimalCare animal care centers. And until the end of the month, cats adoptions are only $20!

Happy 100th anniversary to the mighty @SCVSignal! For a century, this paper has been for the community, by the community, telling its stories big and small. It was special to see Signal staff past and present celebrating the occasion!

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8 hours ago

Kathryn Barger

Mission accomplished! It was such an honor to recognize the 5th District’s own NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory for landing the InSight spacecraft on Mars! ... See MoreSee Less

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11 hours ago

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Marty and Bess would make for the perfect furry friends! Welcome a new pet into your home by rescuing one from our County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control animal care centers. And until the end of the month, cats adoptions are only $20! ... See MoreSee Less

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12 hours ago

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Happy 100th anniversary to the mighty Santa Clarita Valley Signal! For a century, this paper has been for the community, by the community, telling its stories big and small. It was special to see Signal staff past and present celebrating the occasion! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 days ago

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Happy Presidents Day! ... See MoreSee Less

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3 days ago

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Union Rescue Mission’s Hope Gardens equips women and their children with the counseling, training, resources, and encouragement they need to exit homelessness. It was wonderful to celebrate this worthwhile cause at their annual Hearts for Hope Gala! ... See MoreSee Less

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4 days ago

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Our communities are strong because we celebrate our diversity. It’s always special to take part in Pasadena’s annual Black History Parade and Festival to honor those who’ve paved the way throughout history and recognize those who carry on this legacy today. ... See MoreSee Less

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4 days ago

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This week, our Board created a new plan for the Los Angeles County jail system, and I learned more about community groups who are giving people a second chance. Read more about these and lots of upcoming local events in the newest Keeping up with Kathryn: mailchi.mp/bos/mentalhealthfirst ... See MoreSee Less

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5 days ago

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In an effort to foster a safe and healthy community, Flintridge Center works to break cycles of poverty and violence through reintegration and diversion efforts. At their core, this team makes sure past problems don't define people's futures. ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

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Homelessness can affect any of our families, no matter the community. Thank you to the Rotary Club of San Marino for inviting me to speak more about what we're doing to help those in need throughout the San Gabriel Valley and Los Angeles County. ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

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Because of the rain, winter shelters will be open for extended hours today.

Antelope Valley: Hope of the Valley at YouthBuild in Palmdale
Santa Clarita: Bridge To Home
San Fernando Valley: Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission
San Gabriel Valley: Volunteers of America Los Angeles - Sanctuary at Bassett Park Gym and rotating locations in churches throughout the SGV

www.lahsa.org/news?article=511-winter-shelter-update-february-12-2019
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6 days ago

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Happy Valentine's Day to everyone across the Fifth District! ... See MoreSee Less

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6 days ago

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The Anti-Recidivism Coalition believes that everyone deserves a second chance and the opportunity to thrive. Through interpersonal support, mentoring, housing, career development, and advocacy, their team is working to give formerly incarcerated individuals hope and a better future. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.” -Alan Lakein

After 24 years with the County of Los Angeles Department of Regional Planning, Deputy Director Mark Child is ready to retire. We're grateful for his forward thinking, diligence, and care for projects across the county from the AV to LAX.
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1 week ago

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Chelsea wants to know if you'll be her valentine! You can rescue her and many other loving pets from our County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control animal care centers. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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Today, we broke ground on The Grand, which is slated to be complete in 2021! Designed by Frank Gehry (known for his design of the Walt Disney Concert Hall across the street), the project will feature shops, a movie theater, a 20-story Equinox hotel, and a 39-story tower with 113 condos and 323 apartments, 20 percent of which will be available to low-income residents. ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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Wishing a very happy birthday to Supervisor Sheila Kuehl! 🎉 ... See MoreSee Less

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1 week ago

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One Chinese proverb says, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step." May the start of this next year symbolize the first step of thousands we take to become a more prosperous, charitable, and successful community. Happy Lunar New Year! ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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This week, we celebrated Lunar New Year, fought for mental health resources, spearheaded collaborative efforts for homelessness, and explored incredible resources for those battling cancer. Read more in our newest edition of Keeping up with Kathryn: mailchi.mp/bos/lunarnewyear ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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What a special celebration to ring in the Year of the Pig! 🐷🎊 ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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Today is our 3rd annual Homeless Initiative Conference, which unites community members and service providers who are playing an integral role in the fight to end homelessness. As a public servant, I'm dedicated to using our resources to find mental health solutions and job opportunities for homeless individuals. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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City of Hope is doing incredible work for patients and their families. It was touching and enlightening to tour their campus today to learn about their history, research, and life-saving cancer treatment and technologies. ... See MoreSee Less

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2 weeks ago

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Thank you to the City of Covina for sitting down with me and my staff to discuss ways to increase partnership and transparency between the county and our cities. We all care deeply about increasing access to mental health care, ensuring public safety, and finding solutions to homelessness. ... See MoreSee Less

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About the 5th District

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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