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The Signal- Officials bust illegal marijuana grow operation in Antelope Valley

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The Signal By. Kev Kurdoghlian Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva announced 23 arrests Tuesday as part of an illegal marijuana grow bust in the Antelope Valley that involved 400 personnel from several local, state and federal agencies. “It’s been quite an auspicious day today,” Villanueva said during a news conference in Lancaster. “We started this process months back when we were starting...

The Signal: SCV students recognized for service academy appointments

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The Signal- SCV students recognized for service academy appointments By. Kev Kurdoghlian Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, recognized 16 students who were selected by his office as appointees to three service academies and the Naval Academy Preparatory School on Saturday afternoon during a reception at the Embassy Suites on Newhall Ranch Road. Shine Lim, a West Point appointee, said she was inspi...

Washington Times: Reform would give military spouses more job options

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Read the article here. Military families typically must move every two to three years on average, a nomadic lifestyle poses daunting employment challenges for the non-military spouse. Some employers are hesitant about hiring military spouses because they know they’ll be leaving sooner or later. Such frequent moves make it difficult to stay on a consistent career path. With up to 34% of military sp...

LA Daily News: 'We need good leaders': Rep. Garcia fetes local students headed to military academies

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Read the article here. Graduation season is in full swing, with in-person ceremonies finally happening again as more people are vaccinated from the coronavirus. For one group of students out in Santa Clarita, this meant a proper event to congratulate them on their desire to serve. Students from schools all over California’s 25th Congressional District and their families gathered at the Embassy Sui...

The Signal: Garcia bill to support military families gets Democratic co-sponsor

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The Signal: Garcia bill to support military families gets Democratic co-sponsor by. Kev Kurdoghlian Rep. Salud Carbajal, D-Santa Barbara, recently became the first member of Congress to co-sponsor H.R. 2650, a bill introduced in April by Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita. The proposed legislation would “give military spouses with valid professional licenses in one state, reciprocity in another st...

The Sara Carter Show: Congressional delegation denied access into El Paso intelligence center

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The Sara Carter Show: Congressional delegation denied access into El Paso intelligence center A Republican congressional delegation was denied access to a DEA intelligence facility in El Paso, Texas during a visit to the U.S. southern border on Tuesday. The center is considered a fusion center where multiple agencies collaborate. 12 congressional members were physically restricted from entering th...

KHTS: Garcia Announces Bipartisan Leadership of Military Spouse Relief Act

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Garcia Announces Bipartisan Leadership of Military Spouse Relief Act By. Tim Smith On Tuesday, Congressman Mike Garcia, R- Santa Clarita, announced that he and Congressman Salud Carbajal, D- Santa Barbara, will be co-leading the Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act also known as House Resolution 2650. The Military Spouse Licensing Relief Act, a bill being discussed in Congress that is designed to ...

Fox News: Republican delegation denied access to DEA facility during border visit: 'What do they have to have to hide?'

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Republican delegation denied access to DEA facility during border visit: 'What do they have to have to hide?' 12 congressional members were restricted from entering the El Paso Intelligence Center By. Yael Halon A Republican congressional delegation was denied access to a DEA migrant facility in El Paso, Texas during a visit to the U.S. southern border on Tuesday. 12 congressional members were phy...