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

On Thursday Sept. 13, the Saugus Teachers Association and the California School Employees Association teamed up to host the Saugus Union School District Board Trustee Candidate Forum, moderated by Special Education Resource Specialist Sandy Belanger. The seven candidates were each given one minute of response time to answer the seven questions posed by Belanger. In […]

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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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Over the past few weeks, a non-stop series of escalating disasters have plagued the Trump presidency. In no particular order… Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort was convicted of multiple federal crimes, and he faces the start of yet another criminal trial September 24. Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty to eight federal […]

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Bad things happen to good people, they say, but I would amend that to include good restaurants, too. For long-time residents of Santa Clarita, the tale is as old as the city itself: whenever a particularly impressive new eatery makes its home here, adventurous customers proclaim its merits just before the rent goes up and […]

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Photo courtesy of South Coast Air Quality Management District.

The South Coast Air Quality Management District air quality forecast predicted unhealthy air quality for sensitive individuals today, September 6, and tomorrow, September 7. South Coast AQMD issued an advisory stating that air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in Santa Clarita Valley today. The South Coast AQMD website provides air quality forecasts for today and […]

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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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Main Street in Old Town Newhall. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer

The city of Santa Clarita is abuzz with talk about how to combat homelessness. Nobody, it seems, is unsympathetic to the cause. Debates will soon flare up between the left and right about who sympathizes with the plight of the homeless more. Yet there seem to be no solutions on the table for how to […]

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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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