May 26, 2019
  • 9:00 am David Barlavi: Threatening violence always leads to failure
  • 7:00 am SCV Veg Fest brought major vibes. Did you feel them?
  • 10:00 am The City Got Sued — Will Santa Clarita’s Voting System Change?
  • 9:00 am Cartoon: Keep it positive
  • 8:00 am Academy of the Canyons students lead on addressing sexual assault
From left to right: TimBen Boydston, Brett Haddock, Logan Smith, Diane Trautman. Photos courtesy of candidates' campaigns.

The Canyon Country Advisory Committee hosted a forum for city council candidates on Wednesday Sept. 19. Candidates TimBen Boydston, Brett Haddock, Logan Smith, Diane Trautman and Sankalp Varma were the first candidates to participate in the CCAC’s city council candidate forum series. Since a total of fifteen candidates qualified to appear on the November ballot, the […]

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Photos courtesy of Steve Knight for Congress and Katie HIll for Congress.

Rep. Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) and Democratic challenger Katie Hill faced off in a second debate on Thursday to address immigration, health care, voting accessibility, bipartisanship in Congress and national events, including Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings and the special counsel investigation. The forum was scheduled to be a one-hour event with no photography, video or […]

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Photo courtesy of Katie Hill for Congress.

Stephen Daniels of The Talk of Santa Clarita recently interviewed Representative Steve Knight (R-Palmdale), and we put together some highlights from the interview to help our readers get to know the current Representative. Daniels also spoke briefly with Democratic challenger Katie Hill on the evening before her first debate with Rep. Knight. This week, we’re featuring […]

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Photos courtesy of Steve Knight for Congress and Katie Hill for Congress.

Rep. Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) and Democratic challenger Katie Hill met face-to-face in a civil, policy-driven debate at the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce on Monday. For decades, the 25th congressional district has been considered a Republican stronghold. This year, it is the battlefield for a closely monitored midterm race that could foreshadow the fate of the […]

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Tom Steyer rallies the crowd at the Need to Vote town hall. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer

Wealthy businessman and liberal standard-bearer Tom Steyer delivered a speech and took questions from local residents at a town hall meeting on Monday at the Canyon Club in Valencia. Volunteers were on hand to register voters and recruit new members. The event was put on by the “Need to Vote” campaign one of three political […]

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Photo courtesy of Bridge to Home.

Bridge to Home, Santa Clarita’s main homeless services provider, continues to rely on local support to sustain its mission of assisting Santa Clarita’s homeless population. Santa Clarita’s population includes a minimum of 331 homeless individuals, according to the most recent Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count conducted by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority. The City of […]

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Two weeks ago, Stephen Daniels of The Talk of Santa Clarita interviewed Representative Steve Knight (R-Calif.). We’ve put together some highlights from the interview to help our readers get to know the Congressman currently representing the 25th Congressional District. Debates Stephen Daniels: What’s up with the debates situation? Rep. Knight: We’ve been very clear on […]

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Congressional candidate Katie Hill speaks to local voters. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer

On Sunday evening, local candidates endorsed by the Democratic Alliance for Action gathered to mingle with voters at a Newhall home. The meet and greet was hosted by Neighbor2Neighbor, the precinct organizing committee of DAA. DAA is the oldest and largest Democratic Party club in the Santa Clarita Valley. Approximately 120 local residents attended the […]

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On August 8, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an $119.5 million settlement for the Aliso Canyon gas leak. Attorney General Xavier Becerra commented on the settlement that was also negotiated through the state and local municipalities. “For over four months, this leak exposed our communities to natural gas emissions that resulted in […]

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Photo courtesy of Cameron Smyth for City Council.

Councilmember Cameron Smyth is one of two council members not seeking the three seats up for re-election in November. Smyth, a Santa Clarita native, former mayor and former California state assemblymember, prides himself on his willingness to work across party lines, a task that has become exceedingly difficult in national, and even state, politics. He […]

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