Supervisor Barger introduces Roadmap to Economic Recovery

Supervisor Kathryn Barger introduced a motion, co-authored by Supervisor Hilda Solis and unanimously approved by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, that outlines the framework for economic recovery and development in Los Angeles County following the COVID-19 pandemic.

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There is no data to support closing restaurants. This action was arbitrary and only further encourages private gatherings, which is where the virus is actually spreading. (1)

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Data shows the surge in cases isn't coming from dining out, but from large social gatherings. Businesses have already made incredible sacrifices to align with safety protocols to remain open in order to pay their bills and feed their families. Read more: https://t.co/MzSHKVLWvD

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In good news, the Board unanimously approved my motion to engage with local universities to provide expertise to the Department of Public Health and the Board of Supervisors regarding COVID-19 prevention, response, and reopening efforts. Los Angeles County is home to some of the world’s leading research institutions and we can learn a lot by collaborating. ... See MoreSee Less

In good news, the Board unanimously approved my motion to engage with local universities to provide expertise to the Department of Public Health and the Board of Supervisors regarding COVID-19 prevention, response, and reopening efforts. Los Angeles County is home to some of the world’s leading research institutions and we can learn a lot by collaborating.

 

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This description does not accurately describe what the Board said. In full transparency, you should include Supervisor’s Kuehl’s comments.

Open everything!🇺🇸

There is no data to support closing restaurants. This action was arbitrary and only further encourages private gatherings, which is where the virus is actually spreading.

To support businesses in the interim, I’m asking the County to immediately repurpose $10 million in CARES Act funding for grants for restaurants, breweries, and wineries that will be devastated by the closure of outdoor dining and the new County Health Officer Orders, which are significantly more restrictive than the State’s. We asked businesses to invest substantial resources to ensure safety, only to force them to close. Small businesses cannot withstand these constant changes and deserve better.

The L.A. City Council overwhelming voted today to keep restaurants open, and our own Board received more than 3,000 public comments in favor of allowing businesses to remain open.
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There is no data to support closing restaurants. This action was arbitrary and only further encourages private gatherings, which is where the virus is actually spreading. 

To support businesses in the interim, I’m asking the County to immediately repurpose $10 million in CARES Act funding for grants for restaurants, breweries, and wineries that will be devastated by the closure of outdoor dining and the new County Health Officer Orders, which are significantly more restrictive than the State’s. We asked businesses to invest substantial resources to ensure safety, only to force them to close. Small businesses cannot withstand these constant changes and deserve better.

The L.A. City Council overwhelming voted today to keep restaurants open, and our own Board received more than 3,000 public comments in favor of allowing businesses to remain open.

 

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I feel for the businesses, but I agree with the health officers orders to close. We need to come up with better alternatives to mitigate the damage rather than compromising worker and patron safety.

Yes, yet we can go to Costco, Target and Walmart all day knowing that everything in their stores can be safely delivered. Restaurants offer the last sense of community we have left. Their impact to the supply and and demand food chain is a lifeline that can’t be brought back once it’s cut.

Fortunately, the sane and reasonable members of the Board did not agree with you. Thank God we have Doctors Ferrer, Davis, and Ghaly!

Thank you for finally speaking up and trying to help!! I hope all those affected in Hilda Solis Mark Ridley-Thomas Sheila Kuehls area VOTE THEM out next time

So three people chose to promote their own agenda without any basis to do so. Too much power over millions vested in too few. Shameful. Stop electing these people who have no regard for the people who work so hard to make the County and its economy what it once was and may never be again.

“*As of Sunday, Nov. 22 public health officials have recorded 1,900 cumulative cases have been reported at the Peter J. Pitchess Detention Center, including 1,378 at the North County Correctional Facility. Those cases are distributed between both the City of Santa Clarita and Castaic totals. An analysis of available data indicates that as of Sunday, Nov. 22, approximately 22.1 percent of all cumulative cases in and around the Santa Clarita Valley can be attributed to the inmate population at the North County Correctional Facility and the Pitchess Detention Center. As of Wednesday, Nov. 18, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital has conducted 11,502 COVID-19 tests. Of those, 1,188 have tested positive, and 10 tests are still pending with Henry Mayo, according to Patrick Moody, spokesperson for the hospital. There are 20 patients in the hospital as of Wednesday, Nov. 18 while 348 patients have been discharged since the hospital’s first case was reported in March, according to Moody There have been a total of 35 coronavirus deaths at the hospital, with at least 80 COVID-19 deaths reported across the Santa Clarita Valley. Source: KHTS Newsroom”

Fight for small businesses, like your dad used to fight. Outdoor dining is closing, but malls remain open. I don’t understand. Meanwhile my neighbor had a baby shower with about 40 people. 🤦‍♀️

Thank you for standing up for these small businesses. This is devastating for them, and absurd to even go against the state standard for the purple tier.

I didn’t hear Solis asking for her constituents’ card rooms to close. I agree we need to do something but this isn’t it. I’m afraid more people will now gather at home and indoors.

Yes- after months of being told to follow the science. This is a travesty. The 3 no votes - Solis, Ridley-Thomas, and Kuel need to lay off THEIR staff and donate all salary to charity. People are hurting out here and they don’t give a damn!

All this closure will do is increase the number of people getting together, sans masks, 6+, indoors, to enjoy a meal. Keep the outdoor dining. It’s an embarrassment to see this grasping at straws approach.

Thank you Supervisor Kathryn Barger Leibrich for being the voice of reason on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors!

Sad they are destroying people's livelihood but still collect a paycheck from taxpayers. Right before the holidays too. What a big disappointment. 😔

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Open the gyms back up and fire the director of public health for making arbitrary decisions that in pact our rights.

Thank you for fighting this. I was wondering when people celebrated the wins of the Dodger and Lakers would cause a surge. Why are these events ignored as possibilities of spread?

I agree with the additional funding and I agree with the shut down too. Healthcare workers are drowning and people are dying.

Glad someone is standing up for the businesses.

Thank you, Supervisor, for taking this stand!

Thank you for opposing the health department

Thank goodness there is someone with some common sense in the LA County Board.

Open it all up. We can make our own decisions. The cure is worse than the disease

Thank you for your efforts Supervisor, I agree

There is lots of data showing bars and restaurants are associated with high levels of spread. I'm ashamed that you were the only vote against this move to save lives during our biggest surge.

“There is no data to support closing restaurants”....Let that sink in while the Democrats tell you they are the “party of science”. Vote them out.

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In honor of Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas' legacy on the Board of Supervisors, we named a plaza at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County in his honor and have donated funds to Homeless Outreach Program Integrated Care System in his district. We'll miss him on the Board but know he'll continue to advocate for constituents as he returns to the City Council. ... See MoreSee Less

In honor of Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas legacy on the Board of Supervisors, we named a plaza at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County in his honor and have donated funds to Homeless Outreach Program Integrated Care System in his district. Well miss him on the Board but know hell continue to advocate for constituents as he returns to the City Council.

 

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I liked this earlier today— however after his vote to put nearly 700,000 people out of work right before the holidays...I cannot support anything with his name attached. What a sad day for LA County. Thank you Kathryn for supporting your constituents. Your attempt to save us from the three members of the board who do not care—means a lot. ❤️

And you turned your back on the restaurant industry. You sure don’t try very hard to stand up for your constituents.

Is this nonsense necessary? You have stupid orders about to destroy the last of the restaurant business and you politicians are running around slobbing each other with nonsense awards. Friggin hunger games.

It really is about a holistic approach. Thank you to Elex Michaelson and Dr.Drew Pinsky for inviting me to share more about keeping our communities safe while supporting businesses.

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Supervisor Kathryn Barger is NOT in favor of Dr. Barbara Ferrer's suggestion to shut down in person restaurants in L.A. County starting Wednesday night. "This is punishing an industry that is bending over backwards to comply!" she said. The county estimates only 10-15% of transmission is at restaurants, and some of those are at fast food places. Barger said the worst spread is happening at family & friend gatherings. Supervisor Janice Hahn expressed public support for Bargers' position, but the other three board members (Solis, Kuehl, Ridley-Thomas) have shown support for Dr. Ferrer's position. Barger hopes the board will reconsider the restaurant order & the potential "Safer at home" order.
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I think it is unfortunate that this is being done this way... In my opinion, Dr. Ferrer is doing her job exactly as she is supposed to. Her job definition is to protect public health. She is not asked to look at the economic impact. That is the job of the elected officials. They are supposed to balance what the Department of Public Health recommends with all the other drivers and make a decision. These type of decisions about closing down certain businesses should come from the County Supervisors, not an individual department. So what I don't understand is why these decisions are coming from the County Health Officer, and not the County Supervisors. If the system is set up this way, then the Supervisors should change it now (if they have the authority to do it) and then take over these decisions moving forward. Bottom line is that all County government departments should give their recommendations to the Supervisors, and the Supervisors should make the call.

Thank You for being a strong advocate for our business owners and residents!! Only a small percentage of restaurants are non compliant w social distance and masks. propose a limit on # of guests at a table as a compromise may be more effective.

Restaurants are going into the busy holiday party season that if allowed to happen will be superspreader events. That's the reason for this shutdown. Restaurant owners are whining because they don't want to miss out on all the revenue generated by holiday parties where the coronavirus will be a guest. Instead of wasting time fighting with the public health experts with someone like Dr. Drew (LOL), Barger should be lobbying her fellow Republicans in the Senate for a financial relief package for restaurants and their workers to get them through this tough time.

Thank you Supervisor Barger! Keep us open! People congregate in fewer places if everything else is closed.

Agree with Barger. Go after restaurants not following guidelines and fine them. Please you are hurting the business that follow the rules and go after people who don’t follow guidelines! I feel so bad they jumped in to come up with a safe guideline!

Thank you for having common ( more like uncommon) sense. Putting small business out of work and probably out of business is not a good move

Thank you for being a rational voice and fighting hard for our community!! I am angry the restaurant industry is targeted when 1000 people can wander around a Costco or Target for an hour and everyone is touching everything yet the sterile outdoor environment of a patio restaurant is demonized! I am seeing proud posts online of people at large weddings without masks and distancing right here in LA, of course house parties galore! I know tons of people who have gone to Cabo and Puerto Vallarta or Florida and are out at clubs and packed bars!! Where is the travel ban, mandatory tracked quarantine of these people! Arbitrary singling out of one business sector without science to back up decisions is wrong and Barbara Ferrer should have accountability to someone!!

But no one mentions the hundreds of illegal sidewalk food vendors operating every day throughout the san fernando valley. Dozens of people waiting in line, no mandatory buffer zone for the public. and most vendors operating with no "Health dept Permits"..And yet the law abiding "Legal" brick and mortar have to shut down outdoor dining starting on Wednesday. Something Really Fucking wrong with this picture~~!!

Thank you Supervisor for supporting businesses. They truly are struggling, and can't do another shutdown.

And you turned your back on the restaurant industry. You sure don’t try very hard to stand up for your constituents.

I hope they all stay open and the Board of Supervisors pay any fines.

Thank you for your good work!

Dr. Drew is a quack reality TV star. He pushed a false narrative right at the beginning of this pandemic and was dead wrong. Stop feeding his need to stay relevant.

Are our politicians devoid of intelligence. This move, like banning almost anything, is just going to push larger groups inside without masks. At least outside there was regulation being followed. You’ve done nothing but hurt business owners, the employees, and forced people to share a meal inside. Nice work!

Thank you! The voice of reason.

Very proud of you Kathryn!

Thank you for speaking up.

I support you.Thank you for trying to help our economy!

She lost credibility by being associated with that quack Dr.Drew!

On the radio yesterday Ferrer was asked directly and specifically if outdoor dining in restaurants was known to be a significant vector. She was asked if she had data or science to back her. The resulting 90 second non-answer was a train wreck of random words culminating in the revelation that scientists in lab settings have determined that cloth face coverings reduce transmission of the disease. This is a CLASSIC case of an official that feels the need to do "something" but has no idea WHAT to do ... so they do something that they KNOW how to do simply because they think it looks better than doing nothing.

Good job, Kathryn!

Love Dr. Drew!

finally, Kathryn is making sense!!!!! 👊👊👊👊👊

Thank you Kathryn.

Thank you Kathryn! The only voice of reason!

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The data shows the surge in positive COVID-19 cases isn't coming from dining out, but from large social gatherings. Businesses have already made incredible sacrifices to align with safety protocols to remain open in order to pay their bills and feed their families. Read more about my opposition to unnecessary restrictions: kathrynbarger.lacounty.gov/supervisor-barger-opposes-unnecessary-restrictions/ ... See MoreSee Less

The data shows the surge in positive COVID-19 cases isnt coming from dining out, but from large social gatherings. Businesses have already made incredible sacrifices to align with safety protocols to remain open in order to pay their bills and feed their families. Read more about my opposition to unnecessary restrictions: https://kathrynbarger.lacounty.gov/supervisor-barger-opposes-unnecessary-restrictions/

 

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I think this same Logic could be applied to the schools. Restaurants have a lot of safety procedures in place and schools would have even more protocols with temperature checks and barriers and things like that. So schools would actually be the safest place in the county even safer than restaurants.

Thank you for sticking up for small businesses. Especially restaurants who have spent a lot of money to make huge changes.

Thank you for standing up for these small business owners and employees. This could break many families this year. Keep up the good fight. Everyone has a choice to eat out or stay home. But if you close outdoor dining these workers have no choice.

Then why closing the restaurants again? This will just drive more people to larger indoor gatherings. And why right before TG(?), when people have reservations to eat out rather than gather indoors.

Dining out, with unmasked people leisurely eating and drinking near each other is a large social gathering. So many restaurants put tables way too close together. People need to start being responsible or we will NEVER get through this.

Thank you for speaking out!!!! I hope that the Board will listen to your sage advice and not shut down these restaurants that have taken great measures to ensure safety!

Thank you, Supervisor Barger, for being the only one with actual brain cells amongst your colleagues!

I totally agree and hope something can be done to stop the closing of our restaurants. In Long Beach, people are being very safe when they are at restaurants. We can't put people out of jobs and can't have restaurants closing and not reopening because of this. Pasadena has decided this mandate is not viable for them; I hope other communities decide the same. Good luck with your fight and thank you!

Thank you, Supervisor Barger. You continue to be the only voice of reasonon the BOS. I hope you will advocate for the Antelope Valley to not be held to the same restrictions as the rest of LA Co. as the North County does not and has not had the #'s that the rest of the county does.

Please continue to push for restaurants. There is no data supporting this closure. I own 4 full service restaurants and we have had 1 case and it came directly from my employees husband who had a outbreak at his factory that still gets to stay open. I just don't understand why we are having to take the blunt of the blame with no evidence backing it. We have spent money we don't have to buy PPE, train employees and continually Adapt for the safety our patrons and our staff for the past 8 months to only be shutdown again with no real reason behind it. Very very sad and unbelievable too force us to layoff thousands and thousands of people right before Christmas with evidence of only 3.1% in L.A coming from food and beverage industry and majority of those coming from fast food. Data shows the spread is coming from household gatherings and this order is just going to push that to happen 10 times more.

THANK YOU, Kathryn! People do not realize how many small businesses are dying out here which eventually translates to NO businesses soon! Listen to news reports and it's not dining that's the problem, it is the large number of young people who gather. I heard a report a few days ago that 'kids' get a covid test and if it is negative, they think they can party with a lot of people with no repercussions. THANK you for bringing sanity to this mess.

Hopefully this doesn't take 8 months to resolve like the nightmare LAPH created for our certified farmers markets. We are still subject to harsher restrictions than supermarkets. And, our produce is handled far less and we operate in a safer environment. There is ZERO common sense at the county it seems.

Where uh, do you think these large gatherings are happening? I drive by these places and they’re packed....soooooo 🤔🤔

Thank you, Supervisor Barger! You are a great leader and the only voice of reason in the BOS. Please keep fighting for the small business person and all of us!

This decision is awful. On the surface it reads like it wasn't well thought out. Dig a little deeper and it appears intended to harm small business owners and independent restauranteurs. Dig real deep and you begin to realize that business won't just be harmed, they will fold. for good. I understand why this decision was made but why not shutter businesses for 1 week and reevaluate weekly? Closing restaurants and implementing curfews will stop people from gathering in private homes? Really? If anything, these rules will push people to gather in private homes away from the eyes of the general public. These positions make zero sense. Particularly for the arbitrary amount of time decided upon, 3 weeks.

They didn't even give the 50% less diners and 10 pm curfew a chance

Fight for the right things Open schools where masking is mandatory It’s never made sense to allow restaurants, where people aren’t masking, to be open. Compensate them to stay home.

I hope if you oppose this you can look at the science that shows schools can safely be open. I find it odd that you advocate for business but not education.

Thank you Supervisor Barger. Why is this edict coming from one County Department? The Supervisors, who were elected to represent residents of LA County, should discuss the relevant issues and weigh the facts. The rules should come from the Board, not County staff!

Thank you Supvr Barger! Tho it may be hard to create protocols, the real investigation of the virus spread needs to be concentrated on spreader events. These events are large gatherings that are not at outdoor dining venues, but at personal events or events that are violating local restrictions on the number of people attending. It is extremely important to address those that don't wear masks. If I hear one more person say that they have a constitutional right not to wear a mask, my head will explode! We also need to consider that we are the most populous state in the country and our numbers should not be compared with other states. As for the Antelope Valley, we are the largest SPA in LA County and are not as densely populated as cities in the rest of LA County. What also needs to be considered with the AV is that we are THOUSANDS of sea level feet above LA with a completely different topography and climate than the rest of the county actually lending us to indoor dining as well as outdoor dining. I would love to see the state and the county look closer at individual situations as opposed to lumping us in with vastly different areas.

Thank you for speaking out and supporting restaurants that have worked so hard to do things right and keep people working through this holiday season to feed their families. Especially since the EDD is all but broken .

Please stop this senseless action against small business restaurants. They have complied with all regulations that the county has in acted on them. Speak up!!

I agree with you, Ms. Barger. Why should we grant credence to a governor who has shown his unreliability and lack of personal integrity on countless occasions? Common sense should prevail

The county announced last week that this was coming if the case count kept rising... why wait until now to say something? Why not last week?

Thank you for your stance, but will it change anything? Please help keep people employed and business open. We are coming up on the holidays and the struggle is real for these people.

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Antelope Valley community members are invited to ask questions about any local issues at my upcoming town hall on Dec. 3. We'll also follow up on our Days of Dialogue series to address community relationships with law enforcement. Submit your questions: forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=mKeuf9BqyU-waPy8rtNB9m98NUOkKUdOiAP6J1TTgD9URFREU1E4U... ... See MoreSee Less

Antelope Valley community members are invited to ask questions about any local issues at my upcoming town hall on Dec. 3.  Well also follow up on our Days of Dialogue series to address community relationships with law enforcement. Submit your questions: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=mKeuf9BqyU-waPy8rtNB9m98NUOkKUdOiAP6J1TTgD9URFREU1E4UUJTNTlSMEc0WVlVSDRZWFg5Ui4u&fbclid=IwAR1h8ood2QLBv_hjc7ACv5bM2psZ_leuMz8Nb4v4uiA3tWDZCtvbqILzG3s

 

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I totally agree with you not supporting the ban on restaurants, etc. I do not think their is evidence to support such a ban. I believe the restrictions may cause more harm than the pandemic. Mandate under penalty the use of maskes and physical distancing. Good luck and I hope other supervisors agree with you. You have my full support

Can we get any reason out of county government, particularly the so called health department?

#RecallBarger.#FireFerrer save the LA County businesses before we’re all out of work.

That’s probably the only way I’d get you to answer me anymore

Good evening Mrs. Barger, how do you feel about the governor and the health department wanting to close indoor and outdoor dining? This is going to affect our communities severely. I heard a doctor on knx news saying that that is not going to solve the problem and that if indoor restaurants acquire a HEPA filter system, it automatically cleans the air and therefore reduces the chance of anyone getting Covid for indoor services or dining..

https://johnpavlovitz.com/2020/11/20/dear-judas-a-letter-to-the-evangelical-church/

Just read an article that you and council member Hahn don’t agree with shutting down outdoor dining. Please block this order. So many small businesses will not survive abs employees will have no money to survive

Is AV Hospital the only ER for Kaiser Members out here? Does Palmdale Regional have and ER? Kaiser urgent care sent my mom too AV ER last night and after 3 hrs waiting at AVH with no service she decided to leave. It was pretty busy which is typical for ERs but she said the waiting area were not social distancing and many people waiting did not have masks on and sitting pretty packed together. She's high risk, older, and has to be very careful with Covid. She said it reminded her of waiting at county hospital. This is our first experience with the ER our here being Kaiser members. I'm afraid taking her back to Urgent Care will just send her back to ER. Any advice will be kindly appreciate.

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By locking up the inhabitants. Great plan.

DO YOU NOTICE, that gov officials always talk about the NUMBER OF CASES and never on the NUMBER OF RECOVERIES from Covid? They want to PRESS FEAR. Fear makes people compliant.

I heard on the radio that the City Council is going to file a resolution with the County to stop the restaurant closures!

OPPOSE: This decision is awful. On the surface it reads like it wasn't well thought out. Dig a little deeper and it appears intended to harm small business owners and independent restauranteurs. Dig real deep and you begin to realize that business won't just be harmed, they will fold. for good. I understand why this decision was made but why not shutter businesses for 1 week and reevaluate weekly? Closing restaurants and implementing curfews will stop people from gathering in private homes? Really? If anything, these rules will push people to gather in private homes away from the eyes of the general public. These positions make zero sense. Particularly for the arbitrary amount of time decided upon, 3 weeks.

According to the LA Times area, there is an area that has had 4 deaths in 8 months. When are businesses being closed?! Not only should NOT they be closed all businesses should be allowed to open.

GTFO with this nonsense. None of this shit worked unless destroying business and livelihoods was the goal. CA government failed and just keeps trying more of the same failed policies. I've been saying since April, lockdowns and masks don't work. The evidence is overwhelming.

You should be ashamed of yourself! Shutting these poor restaurant owners down? Stop with your drastic grabs at power! While you put these small businesses out of business you empower Amazon, Walmart, Target etc! Do you really want a community that cannot support itself? What logic ties increased cases to outside restaurants ? This doesn’t pass the common sense test ! Disgusting and we will absolutely remember this at election time

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Weve expanded testing sites to more of our North Los Angeles County communities. If you live in Santa Clarita, Lake Los Angeles, Lancaster, or Palmdale and think you should be tested for COVID-19, make an appointment at covid19.lacounty.gov/testing.

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Just in time for Thanksgiving, join our team and the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank in Lancaster on Tuesday, Nov. 24 for a grocery giveaway. Attendees can drive through any time between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. Please share with your friends and neighbors in need!

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L.A. County officials deliver COVID-19 updates (November 18, 2020) *For all phone numbers, resources and websites mentioned, visit covid19.lacounty.gov* The LA County Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger welcomes the Departments of Public Health and Health Services to provide updates on the coronavirus (COVID-19) response. Officials will stress to the public the need to continue the practice of physical distancing and wearing a cloth face covering.
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If the first lockdown worked, why a second one? And if the first lockdown didn't work, why a second one? Seems to me that if the Powers That Be really believed this stuff, they wouldn't get caught attending big parties at fancy restaurants. They'd be staying home, where it's safe.

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Calling all Santa Clarita Valley landlords: Did you know that doing business with L.A. County is great for your financial stability and provides you with an opportunity to give back to your community? Join Bridge To Home and the Community Task Force on Homelessness on Friday, Nov. 20 from 12 to 1 p.m. for a virtual workshop to learn more. Email cinthya.medrano@btohome.org to register. ... See MoreSee Less

Calling all Santa Clarita Valley landlords: Did you know that doing business with L.A. County is great for your financial stability and provides you with an opportunity to give back to your community? Join Bridge To Home and the Community Task Force on Homelessness on Friday, Nov. 20 from 12 to 1 p.m. for a virtual workshop to learn more. Email cinthya.medrano@btohome.org to register.

 

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This is a great idea but speaking from 25 years experience in property management I doubt that any landlord will be interested. I hope I’m wrong

Please look into voter fraud. https://www.kcra.com/article/2-accused-of-voter-registration-fraud-in-los-angeles-county/34705306

Would this workshop be relevant to rental homes in the San Fernando valley also?

A homeless person whose pets I am taking care of while she searches for a place to live told me that she recently checked out a private home that was renting out rooms for $900 a room. If she rented that small room she would be sharing a bathroom with 2 other people. (Six bedroom house) Is this something that needs to have a license or permit or some type of registration? Or is this just free-market capitalism and everyone mind their own business? Is $900 a normal price to rent a bedroom for one month? She was paying $135/night for hotel rooms and sleeping in her car in between.

Stop by the one-stop shop to help families get into the Thanksgiving spirit. Register in your community to pick up a gift card for a free turkey, get food supplies, and have fun with festive decor. bit.ly/35bNia7 ... See MoreSee Less

Stop by the one-stop shop to help families get into the Thanksgiving spirit. Register in your community to pick up a gift card for a free turkey, get food supplies, and have fun with festive decor. bit.ly/35bNia7

 

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Unfortunately, be advised that, as of this moment, this event is full and is not accepting any more people. Sorry folks

Notice nothing being done for the sfv, westside, south central, south bay, or mid cities areas, guess the other country supervisors could give a shit less about their constituents

Ginger Gonzales

I'm joining the Western Justice Center on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. to discuss making Los Angeles County more just, equitable, and inclusive for youth. Register and tune in for the conversation: westernjustice.org/upcomingevents ... See MoreSee Less

Im joining the Western Justice Center on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at 3 p.m. to discuss making Los Angeles County more just, equitable, and inclusive for youth. Register and tune in for the conversation: westernjustice.org/upcomingevents

 

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Please look into voter fraud and how it impacted measures for LA county https://www.kcra.com/article/2-accused-of-voter-registration-fraud-in-los-angeles-county/34705306

YouthJustice??? wtf? please stop using these code words!! what's wrong with JUSTICE FOR ALL?

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This week, we saw incredible opportunities to find home, hope, and help for residents. Read more about these initiatives and ways to get involved in the most recent edition of Keeping up with Kathryn: mailchi.mp/bos/findinghomeandhope ... See MoreSee Less

This week, we saw incredible opportunities to find home, hope, and help for residents. Read more about these initiatives and ways to get involved in the most recent edition of Keeping up with Kathryn: https://mailchi.mp/bos/findinghomeandhope

 

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Thank you for your help and support of The Salvation Army Hope Center!

You’re amazing!

We are so eager for the High Desert Mental Health Urgent Care Center to open soon. Take a look inside this incredible facility that will serve our residents in crisis.
// Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
City of Lancaster, CA – Government
Stars Behavioral Health Group
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Under budget and completed early! Enjoyed hearing the comments and learning about this facility. Thank you.

415 East Ave I

Where exactly is this located?

The proposed Pasadena Hope Center will meet our community's needs by transforming The Salvation Army's current site into affordable housing units and a social services center with a food pantry, casework, recovery programs, and life skills classes. This will be an incredible resource for children, families, seniors, and veterans experiencing homelessness. pasadenahopecenter.com/ ... See MoreSee Less

The proposed Pasadena Hope Center will meet our communitys needs by transforming The Salvation Armys current site into  affordable housing units and a social services center with a food pantry, casework, recovery programs, and life skills classes. This will be an incredible resource for children, families, seniors, and veterans experiencing homelessness.  http://pasadenahopecenter.com/

 

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Great work. Now how about re imposing stricter lock downs and visiting the businesses that are violating the health orders, before we all die from covid or are permantely disabled with lung, heart, kidney and neurological deficiencies /impairments. If people are sick, disabled or dead from covid you certaintly won't have an economy that comes back.

Great news!

Excellent!!!

Good job guys bravooooo

Our Antelope Valley community is invited to join us for a town hall on Dec. 3! Submit your questions ahead of time here: forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=mKeuf9BqyU-waPy8rtNB9m98NUOkKUdOiAP6J1TTgD9URFREU1E4U... ... See MoreSee Less

Our Antelope Valley community is invited to join us for a town hall on Dec. 3! Submit your questions ahead of time here: https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=mKeuf9BqyU-waPy8rtNB9m98NUOkKUdOiAP6J1TTgD9URFREU1E4UUJTNTlSMEc0WVlVSDRZWFg5Ui4u

 

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Thank you for standing up for your constituents and against the tyrannical vote to remove the duly elected sheriff.

Where is this going to be located? Or is it via zoom? Do you get the link when you submit your questions?

After I promoted your re-election and voted for you, You stopped helping me with William and answering my messages so I’ll pass

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L.A. County officials deliver COVID-19 updates (November 12, 2020) Languages: English - Español - Հայերեն - 普通话 - 한국어 *For all phone numbers, resources and websites mentioned, visit covid19.lacounty.gov* The LA County Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger welcomes the Departments of Public Health and Health Services to provide updates on the coronavirus (COVID-19) response. Officials will stress to the public the need to continue the practice of physical distancing and wearing a cloth face covering.
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The debt we owe our veterans and their families is one we can never fully repay — and one we can never forget. Happy Veterans Day to all the veterans across Los Angeles County. Thank you for your sacrifice and service for our country and our communities every day.
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Except by not getting involved in wars for stupid reasons (thanks, Bush)

Public houseing needs to go to veterans in need first and ty for standing up for our veterans a welcomed response

Nicely done presentation!

I'm glad residents joined us for a grocery giveaway in Castaic today to ensure families, friends, and neighbors have the food they need. The Santa Clarita Valley is known for its generosity and it was a privilege to uplift this community with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. ... See MoreSee Less

Im glad residents joined us for a grocery giveaway in Castaic today to ensure families, friends, and neighbors have the food they need. The Santa Clarita Valley is known for its generosity and it was a privilege to uplift this community with the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank.

 

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wasnt able to go today...but do you ever run out of food boxes?

Happy 245th birthday, U.S. Marine Corps! To the men and women who have earned the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor and the lifelong honor of being a United States Marine, we thank you for your service. ... See MoreSee Less

Happy 245th birthday, U.S. Marine Corps! To the men and women who have earned the Eagle, Globe, and Anchor and the lifelong honor of being a United States Marine, we thank you for your service.

 

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I dig the the Marine! Happy Birthday Brother! It bothers me she’s posing with him to show some kind of honor to our military! I don’t believe her anymore! Just a retired Senior Chief stating my opinion!

Happy Birthday, Marines! Thank you!

God Bless him and Happy Marine Core bday! 🇺🇸

He does look good for 245, God Bless him.

Happy Birthday Devil Dog Carl Harstine!!!!

Happy birthday USMC THANKS FOR ALL SERVICE AND SACRIFICE

It is time to fund the police.

Happy birthday

Semper Fi, we shared a rank

Very sweety

Thanks

And I thank you for your service supervisor Kathryn Barger. And everything you do for our community. 😊😊

Thank you Kathryn for all the work you do.🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸

Lovely photo🇺🇸💕

Should you be that close to him wo a mask?

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Supervisor Kathryn Barger
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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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