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

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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The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder and County Clerk’s office is hosting a discussion about its new Vote Centers at the Newhall Community Center on Jan. 6.

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Photo courtesy of the office of Rep. Katie Hill.

Former nonprofit executive Katie Hill was sworn in as the 25th Congressional District’s new congresswoman on Thursday, Jan. 3.

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Assemblywoman Christy Smith been appointed by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon as chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management.

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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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