December 18, 2018
  • 10:26 am Dante Acosta opens 2020 Assembly campaign committee
  • 12:00 pm Saugus Union School District welcomes two new governing board members
  • 11:30 am After intense debate, Marsha McLean selected as Santa Clarita mayor
  • 9:30 am CalArts alumni to be featured at 2019 Sundance Film Festival
  • 10:00 am Awaiting transition, Rep. Steve Knight’s office no longer accepting constituent casework

Dante Acosta, the former Assemblyman of the 38th Assembly District, has opened a campaign committee for the 2020 election.

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On Tuesday, Nov. 27 the Santa Clarita City Council conducted the first reading of a proposed ordinance to comply with SB 946, also known as the Safe Sidewalk Vending Act.

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Representative-elect Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) issued a statement Tuesday morning regarding the sexual misconduct allegations against California Democratic Party Chair Eric Bauman, who took a leave of absence on Monday, Nov. 26. “If we are ever going to change our culture that perpetuates and often normalizes sexual assault and harassment, we have to start by believing […]

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On Thursday, Nov. 15, Representative-elect Katie Hill (D-Palmdale) joined Representative-elect Mike Levin (D-Oceanside) in formally declaring support for Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) in her bid for Speaker of the House.

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Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) publicly announced his concession at about 2:30 p.m. on Nov. 14, making Christy Smith the next Assemblywoman of the 38th Assembly District.

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Although the race between 38th Assembly District incumbent Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) and Democratic challenger Christy Smith has yet to be called, the latest ballot counts have Smith leading by 1.14 percent of the vote.

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The 38th Assembly District race between Assemblymember Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) and Christy Smith is still too close to call, and the latest ballot counts have the Democratic challenger behind Acosta by only 0.16 percent of the vote.

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A protester holds a protest sign that says "Hands off Mueller" in front of Santa Clarita City Hall. Mai Nguyen Do / The Proclaimer.

About 180 local residents and activists gathered in front of Santa Clarita City Hall at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 8 to call for accountability from the Trump administration following the removal of Jeff Sessions as attorney general.

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David Brayton was featured in one of Rep. Knight;s (R-Palmdale) campaign advertisements, which has been taken down by Knight's campaign.

Warning: Story includes vulgarity and may be offensive to readers. David Brayton, who appeared in campaign advertisements for Rep. Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) and has a long history of being an outspoken racist, has started sending death threats to local journalist Anthony Breznican.

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SUSD Governing Board candidate Laura Arrowsmith addresses the crowd at the local Democratic election night party. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer.

Although Santa Clarita City Council and William S. Hart Unified School District Governing Board incumbents held their seats on Nov. 6, the amount of Democratic challengers alone showed unprecedented Democratic enthusiasm in Santa Clarita.

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