Public Safety

Reward Increased for Suspect in Murder of Duarte Father

Reward Increased for Suspect in Murder of Duarte Father

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn Barger increasing to $20,000, a reward for information leading to the arrest and/or conviction of a suspect or suspects responsible for the murder of Kirinda Morehead, a 39-year-old husband and father of two, who was...
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Supervisor Barger  Delivers Inaugural State of the County Address

Supervisor Barger Delivers Inaugural State of the County Address

The Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce has hosted the State of the County Luncheon for 9 years, but this was Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s inaugural address. Supervisor Barger’s remarks focused on homelessness and mental health, public safety, economic development, and transportation and...
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Glendora Police Auxiliary

Glendora Police Auxiliary

Supervisor Kathryn Barger attended Glendora Police Auxiliary’s Volunteer Service Awards to offer her gratitude to a group of 25 dedicated volunteers who patrol the streets and respond to non-threatening calls, allowing sworn officers to respond quicker to urgent calls.  Last year, these...
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Evacuations Ordered for Duarte Residents Near Fish Fire Burn Area

Evacuations Ordered for Duarte Residents Near Fish Fire Burn Area

In consultation with County Departments of Public Works, Sheriff and Fire, Supervisor Kathryn Barger announced that evacuations orders have been given for the City of Duarte due to the current forecast of rain and potential mudflow. “We are currently working 24/7 in the city to prepare for this...
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Supervisor Barger’s Marijuana Motion

Supervisor Barger’s Marijuana Motion

On Tuesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger’s motion to ban the cultivation, manufacture, processing, testing, transportation, and retail sale of medical and non-medical marijuana in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County was unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors. This motion...
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Visiting Evacuation Center in Duarte

Visiting Evacuation Center in Duarte

On Sunday, January 22, heavy rainfall triggered an evacuation order for the communities of Duarte and Iron Canyon in the Santa Clarita Valley.  Supervisor Kathryn Barger visited the evacuation center in Duarte where she met with families that were forced from their homes by the storm and...
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