February 23, 2019
  • 10:00 am College of the Canyons seeks community input on college programs
  • 7:00 am Local residents rally against Trump’s national emergency declaration
  • 10:00 am County supervisors vote down Mira Loma women’s prison plan
  • 9:00 am The best places for soup during a rainy week in Santa Clarita
  • 7:00 am Representative Katie Hill holds community swearing-in at Saugus High School
Dante Acosta defends himself against criticisms during the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board meeting on Dec. 18. Mai Nguyen Do / The Proclaimer

I had planned to ignore the nomination of Dante Acosta to the Santa Clarita Valley Water Board.

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Tomorrow, Santa Clarita residents will have the opportunity to choose three of the five city council members who set goals for the city and determine the policies that impact our daily lives more than any other level of government.

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I was one of the first Republicans in Simi Valley to publicly support Steve Knight’s campaign for Congress in 2014. I supported him both because I agreed with his policy positions and because I found him to be someone with integrity whom I could trust to be straight with his constituents, whether he agreed with […]

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I made a mistake. I’m sorry.

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Photo courtesy of Christy Smith for Assembly.

As the 2018 election cycle wraps up, here is my closing argument to voters: vote.

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College of the Canyons political science professor Dr. Phil Gussin has an annual tradition of educating the local public about ballot measures via YouTube videos. This week, we’re sharing his videos to help you fill out your ballots.

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It’s that time of year again, houses are all decked out in the seasonal Halloween decor. We see typical spider webs, skeletons, headstones, and the like. One display that caught my attention was a particular set of headstones that bore the names of politicians whose ideology this homeowner ostensibly disagreed with. “Hillary Clinton – We’re […]

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Two of the most competitive races in the state of California include the Santa Clarita Valley. The 25th Congressional District and the 38th Assembly District are both traditionally Republican seats that have drifted towards an even Democrat/Republican split. This change has led to tens of thousands of volunteers advocating for their preferred candidates and a lot […]

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When you vote on Nov. 6, expect to see this phrase a lot: continue voting on next page.

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Over the past few weeks, a non-stop series of escalating disasters have plagued the Trump presidency. In no particular order… Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was convicted of multiple federal crimes, and he faces the start of yet another criminal trial September 24. Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to eight federal […]

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