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
Rep. Katie Hill stops to take a photo with Women's March attendees. Photo taken by @hschar629 on Twitter.

LOS ANGELES — Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) delivered two short speeches on Saturday morning at the Women’s March Los Angeles in Downtown, exhorting participants to begin to mobilize for the 2020 elections and advocating for greater female representation in federal and local politics.

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Rep. Katie Hill discusses the government shutdown with air traffic controller union representatives at her Palmdale district office on Jan. 21. Ryan Painter / The Proclaimer

As the partial government shutdown eclipsed its one month mark on Monday, Jan. 21, Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) held a roundtable discussion with air traffic control union representatives in Palmdale, soliciting comments and concerns from industry leaders amid the longest funding lapse in U.S. history.

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College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook (right) was sworn in by Assemblymember Christy Smith (left) to the Community College Student Success Funding Formula Oversight Committee on Jan. 21.

College of the Canyons chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook was sworn in to serve on the Community College Student Success Funding Formula Oversight Committee on Monday, Jan. 21.

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Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) has been assigned by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco) to serve on the House Armed Services Committee.

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During a press conference on Tuesday afternoon, Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) said that she was against funding for a border wall, clarifying comments she made previously regarding her support for border security.

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The Santa Clarita City Council voted 4-0 to approve The Master’s University’s request for a time extension on its plan to expand the university campus, giving the school another decade to finish the remaining 96 percent of construction.

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The Santa Clarita City Council voted to terminate a measure concerning landscaping and lighting district assessment, honored former congressman Steve Knight, confirmed a series of commission nominees, debated adopting a system of parliamentary rules and explored the potential implementation of a rotating mayoral system during a productive and occasionally contentious meeting on Tuesday evening.   

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United States Air Force Senior Master Sergeant (E-8) and aerospace engineer Johnathon Ervin has filed to challenge Assemblymember Tom Lackey for the seat representing the 36th Assembly District, which includes parts of northern Santa Clarita Valley.

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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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