Around the District
Remembering Sergeant Owen
Sergeant Steve Owen was a friend and a trusted mentor to so many in our community. An act of lawless cowardice took Steve's life last week while he was protecting our families. We will mourn our fallen brother and be there for his family.

Coffee for Vets
I had a great time last Tuesday having breakfast at Crazy Otto's in Lancaster with the Coffee for Vets group. Thank you to Jin Hur for all you do for our veterans.
Discussing veterans issues in Lancaster

Walking to End Alzheimers
Thank you to all of you who showed up to the Santa Clarita Walk To End Alzheimer's on Saturday. This horrific disease must be stopped and you are part of that effort!
Thanking everyone who attended the Walk on Saturday

Kaleidoscope Festival
The Kaleidoscope Arts and Music Festival in Palmdale brought great family entertainment to our community. Thank you City of Palmdale for a fun time! I enjoyed the festivities and catching up Councilman Hofbauer, Deputy Knight and John Mlynar from the City of Palmdale who were all in attendance.
Having a great time with some familiar faces in Palmdale

Honoring Our Fallen Hero
I started my Sunday morning at the Steve Owen Fallen Hero ride in Lancaster. Let us never forget the sacrifices made by our brave men and women in uniform.
Remembering Sergeant Owen and our other fallen heroes

Dream Cuisine
Lily and I had a great time Sunday night at Dream Cuisine in Simi Valley. We especially liked chatting with Gary Sinise!
Lily and I with Gary Sinise in Simi Valley

Highland High School Visit
Yesterday morning I had the opportunity to speak with students from the Law and Government Academy at Highland High School. We discussed a wide range of topics including the need for a strong military, creating jobs, fostering a strong economy, and water security. Thank you to all the students and teachers for the thoughtful and well formulated questions. 
Talking about the legislative process with students at Highland High School

Fulton & Alsbury Academy
Monday afternoon I had the honor of attending the Ribbon Cutting Celebration for the Fulton & Alsbury Academy of Arts and Engineering in Lancaster. These exuberant students are our future aerospace and biomedical engineers. Thank you to Richard for the informative tour of the school and congratulations to Principal Glatfelter and the Lancaster School District on this outstanding academy!
Checking out the campus of Fulton & Alsbury Academy in Lancaster

Around the Corner
AVUHSD "Salute to Youth: The Career Connection"
October 13, 9:00am- 10:30am OR 11:00am-12:30pm
AV Fairgrounds, 2551 W Avenue H, Lancaster

For Women Only Wellness Workshop
October 13, 1:30pm-2:30pm
Santa Clarita Valley Family YMCA, 26147 McBean Parkway, Santa Clarita

Blow-Out Book Store Sale
October 15, 10:00am-2:00pm
Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley

Welcome Home! Veteran Outreach
October 15, 8:00am-1:00pm
44648 N. 15th Street West, Lancaster

Tooth Fairy 5K/10K Run & Community Health Expo
October 15, 8:00am-12:00pm
Simi Valley Town Center, 1555 Simi Town Center Way, Simi Valley

7th Annual Laps4Literacy
October 15, 5:00pm-8:00pm
Jethawks Stadium, 45116 Valley Central Way, Lancaster

The Western Tiger Swallowtail Celebration
October 15, 10:00am-11:00am
Central Park, 27150 Bouquet Canyon Road, Santa Clarita

American Indian Celebration
October 15-16, 11:00am-4:00pm
Antelope Valley Indian Museum, 15701 E. Avenue M, Lancaster

October 16, 7:00am
Vasquez Rocks Natural Area Park, 10700 Escondido Canyon Road, Agua Dulce