March 25, 2019
  • 10:00 am Chris Werthe: City should prioritize hiring veterans
  • 9:00 am Brett Haddock: In defense of social media
  • 7:30 am Democrats now outnumber Republicans in Santa Clarita
  • 7:30 am Bella Silverstein: Pull the plug on Facebook
  • 11:00 am The Master’s University remains on probation, lays off faculty
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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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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