July 19, 2019
  • 8:00 am Forge Ahead Arts recruiting local artists to create giant garden for immersive play
  • 10:21 am Rep. Katie Hill raised over $730,000 in second quarter
  • 11:30 am Cartoon: Vaping
  • 7:30 am Workers’ rights attorney Kipp Mueller launches campaign for State Senate
  • 10:00 am College of the Canyons professor Warren Heaton to challenge Sen. Scott Wilk
Director Dante Acosta participates in his first meeting as a member of the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board of directors. Mai Nguyen Do / The Proclaimer

Former Assemblyman Dante Acosta joined the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency Board of Directors after the board voted to confirm his nomination during its first meeting of 2019, filling a week-old vacancy and putting an end to the robust public debate that has surrounded the appointment.

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Rep. Katie Hill discusses the government shutdown at her first town hall event at a union hall in Palmdale. Mai Nguyen Do / The Proclaimer

While many newly-elected congressional representatives spent their first weekend in office in Washington D.C., Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) held a town hall in Palmdale on Sunday afternoon to hear concerns from constituents who have been affected by the nearly two-week long government shutdown.

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Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency directors BJ Atkins, Robert DiPrimio, Lynne Plambeck and Dean Efstafthiou discuss Dante Acosta's nomination to the board. Mai Nguyen Do / The Proclaimer

Residents packed the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s board meeting to capacity on Tuesday evening in anticipation of a confirmation vote on former Assemblyman Dante Acosta’s nomination to join the body — a motion which the board instead opted to table until early January.

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The California Bureau of Cannabis Control announced on Dec. 7 its plan to adopt a new set of regulations that includes the statewide legalization of marijuana deliveries — a move which, if approved by the state, will overturn Santa Clarita’s moratorium on the practice.

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After a heated debate that pitted much of the city council against one another, Marsha McLean was sworn in as mayor of Santa Clarita on the night of Nov. 11.

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With three weeks remaining in his term as congressman, Rep. Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) will no longer be accepting constituent casework.

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In its second meeting since the November midterm elections, the Santa Clarita City Council announced on Tuesday its proposal concerning the implementation of a statewide law that would legalize sidewalk street vending — which is currently banned within the city.

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