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

College of the Canyons is rolling out a survey to learn how to best communicate with the community about new classes and programs on campus. The 10-minute survey will help the college develop and market new, no-cost programs within its continuing education division for community members who are looking to develop professional skills for use […]

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Dozens of Santa Clarita residents gathered in front of city hall on President’s Day afternoon to protest President Donald Trump’s decision to declare a national emergency along the United States’ southern border. The rally was part of a nationwide day of action coordinated by Santa Clarita activists and MoveOn.org, a political advocacy organization, in response […]

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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday night to reject the $215 million plan to construct a women’s correctional facility at the Mira Loma Detention Center in Lancaster.

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Rep. Katie Hill is read the oath of office for her ceremonial swearing in on Saturday, Feb. 9. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer

Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) was officially sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives about five weeks ago, but on Saturday, Hill returned to a different venue —Saugus High School, her alma mater — for a ceremonial swearing-in in front of a crowd of her constituents. Hill was greeted by over 250 supporters, a figure […]

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Saugus Union School District Trustee David Barlavi smiles in front of protestors. Ryan Painter / The Proclaimer

About a dozen protesters filed into the Saugus Union School District’s governing board meeting on Tuesday night to call for a formal censure against Trustee David Barlavi — a first-term board member who has been criticized by some local activists as “anti-American” after raising his clenched fist during the Pledge of Allegiance at a January […]

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Santa Clarita is one of 20 cities receiving new grant funds from the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and United Way of Greater Los Angeles to help implement the next phase of its plan to address and prevent homelessness.

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Crime rates are the lowest on record in Santa Clarita history, mirroring historic lows in crime across the state.

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Graduates of CalArts’ animation programs have historically brought home awards and billions in revenue, and they’re continuing the trend of success in 2019 with three alumni-directed films nominated for both Golden Globes and Academy Awards. At Sunday night’s Golden Globes, “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” won the top prize for best animated feature. Out of this […]

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Rep. Katie Hill joins protestors calling for an end to the government shutdown. Photo courtesy of Rep. Katie Hill.

Rep. Katie Hill joined the powerful House Committee on Oversight and Reform, along with progressive freshmen Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rep. Rashida Tlaib.

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Photo by Melanie Dunea, courtesy of Kevin Young.

Kevin Young, an award-winning poet and poetry editor for The New Yorker, has been selected as the California Institute of the Arts 2019 Katie Jacobson Writer-in-Residence. Young is also the director of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in Harlem. 

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