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Veterans Job and Resource Fair

Please bring your resume and dress for success.

  • Veterans: If you are interested in starting a career, changing careers or upward mobility, meet with an on-site EDD Veterans Employment Representative.
  • Apply with veteran-friendly employers who are actively hiring.
  • This Job Fair is open to veterans and the public.

For additional information, please contact my district office at 909-624-7876.

Bears in Your Backyard

It seems you can't turn on the TV lately without seeing a bear ambling through foothill neighborhoods looking for something to eat. As drought conditions continue to make food scarce in the mountains, black bears weighing up to 500 pounds have been finding it hard to resist a free meal in fruit trees, garbage cans and pet bowls. A bear's food intake jumps from 3,000 to 25,000 calories a day this time of year. That's the human equivalent of 83 cheeseburgers!

Working with the Monrovia Police Department, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife and Athens Services, I have organized a public safety forum to discuss safety measures when living near wildlife. Representatives will be on hand to discuss what to do when you find a bear in your backyard and how to bear-proof your property.

Bears in Your Backyard Public Safety Forum

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Free Pet Adoption Even

Assemblymember Chris Holden invites you to take part in this FREE community adoption event.

Inland Valley Humane Society will open its doors for a community adoption event to find loving homes for cats, dogs, rabbits, and birds.

Parking is available on site.

*Assemblymember Holden will also be available to discuss current state legislative issues.

15th Annual Community Resource Fair and Block Party

You're invited to join me at the 15th Annual Community Resource Fair and Block Party on Saturday, July 26. This is a great opportunity to find state, city and other local resources helpful to you and your family. Come enjoy live music, kids' rides, and exhibits showcasing organizations in our community. Food and refreshments will be provided.

I will also be available to discuss legislative and community issues at this event. For more information, please call (626) 351-1917.

Community Resource Fair and Block Party

We are pleased to announce that the Community Resource Fair and Block Party hosted by Assemblymember Chris Holden will take place on July 26, 2014 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM at 589 Jackson Street. This event is an effort to distribute information about state and local programs and services available to residents of the 41st Assembly District.

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Event activities include live music, rides for the children, resource tables with State agencies, cities and nonprofits sharing useful information. Free hot dogs cooked by the Pasadena Police will also be provided.

Parking for the event will be located on El Molino, Los Robles, and the open sections of Madison and Oakland Avenue. Jackson from El Molino to Los Robles, Madison from Jackson to Thompson and the entrance to Jackson from Oakland will be closed from 8 AM – 6 PM.

For more information about the event or if you have any questions or comments, please call at (626)351-1917. So please, SAVE THE DATE.

Hope to see you there.

Free Pet Adoption Event

Assemblymember Chris Holden, Assemblymember Ed Chau and Assemblymember Mike Gatto invite you to take part in this community adoption event.

Pasadena Humane Society will open its doors for a community adoption event to find loving home for cats, dogs, rabbits, and birds.

Parking is available on site. Go to for details on adoptions and to view animals that need a home.

Fire Season Press Conference

Asm. Holden will host a press conference at 9:00am on Fri., June 20th with LA County Supervisor Michael Antonovich, LA County Fire, and CalFire on what you need to know  during this upcoming fire season. Find out how to create “defensible space” around your home, how the weather will impact this year’s fire season and how to improve your chances for surviving wildfire season.

Fire crews have already responded to nearly 2300 wildfires that have burned more than 17,000 acres across California. Several of those fires were here in the Southern California foothills, including Glendora and Rancho Cucamonga. Firefighters will discuss the hazards of this fire season and demonstrate simple measures to limit dangers to people and property.

San Dimas Small Business Seminar

You’re invited to a free Small Business Seminar in San Dimas on Wednesday, May 14. Come learn about business financing, tax credits, marketing your business, and more.

Free parking