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

In July, the Santa Clarita City Council decided to take the next steps it felt were necessary to combat homelessness. While supposedly only updating language for clarity, these new restrictions would impose up to $500 fines for sleeping in vehicles or possessing materials such as sleeping bags in public places. The faulty logic behind these […]

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Perhaps he thinks corporations have our best interests in mind. Maybe reelection is more important than his constituents’ well-being. Congressman Steve Knight, who represents the 25th Congressional District, recently voted against ordinary folks — Republicans, Independents and Democrats. Congressman Knight voted against taxpayers. Knight voted to get rid of the Orderly Liquidation Authority, which requires […]

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Following the election of Donald Trump and Republican control of both chambers of Congress, many people knew that the gains made during the Obama Administration with respects to health care would soon be at risk. Despite the fact that the GOP-led Congress fortunately failed to fully repeal and replace Obamacare as they had promised and campaigned […]

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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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Bodhi Leaf Coffee Traders

Santa Clarita is full of coffee shops — there are over 25 Starbucks locations in the Santa Clarita Valley alone. There are also numerous other chain locations and local coffee shops that consumers can choose from. Supporting local businesses can be hard when you have so many options and aren’t familiar with local options, so […]

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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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On August 15, the Canyon Country Advisory Committee held its monthly meeting at the Mint Canyon Moose Lodge. The committee discussed a variety of topics, with CCAC Chair Alan Ferdman describing the city’s homeless plan. Ferdman discussed Santa Clarita’s growing traffic and recent removals of traffic lanes. CCAC Board President, Rick Drew, went over his […]

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August marks the start of the fall semester for most of the Santa Clarita Valley’s students. Students enrolled in compulsory education in the Santa Clarita Valley — Castaic Union School District, Saugus Union School District, Sulphur Springs Union School District, Newhall School District and William S. Hart Union High School District — returned to school […]

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A box is stuffed with assorted donuts.

In a world where freedom from gluten is a choice and butter can be substituted with coconut extract, the donut has lost much of its stock as the working person’s treat. Locally-sourced, herbaceous gelato and Postmated cake pops have seemingly pushed the simple pleasures of a fresh-baked glazed out of the collective diet, and for […]

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Veterans are conservative, right? Not all of us are. In fact, many of the veterans separated from military service in the last several years have been trending more liberal, but the majority identify as moderate. Here in California’s 25th Congressional District, we love our vets. Here in Santa Clarita, we put banners on lampposts with […]

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