June 25, 2019
  • 10:00 am A tale of two SCV restaurants: Crepissima/California Poké & Boba
  • 9:00 am Cartoon: “Debt-ridden” Santa Clarita
  • 10:30 am Santa Clarita sees 49 percent increase in homeless count since 2018
  • 12:00 pm Daniel McGreevy: DNC must discuss climate policy to save humankind
  • 11:00 am Cartoon: Costco

A brush fire broke out near Castaic Lake on Saturday afternoon and has spread to 3,380 acres with 10% containment as of 7:31 a.m., according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. The Charlie fire was reported just before 3 p.m., according to the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff’s station. Mandatory evacuations remain in […]

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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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With less than two months to go until the U.S. midterm elections, our local politicians and candidates are emerging from their most interesting ten days or so in, well, forever – more on that in a moment – while on the national level, President Donald J. Trump’s growing dumpster fire of woes increase the likelihood […]

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After an accreditation team visited The Master’s University to review its practices in March of this year, the team compiled a report stating that the university was again in violation of required reporting responsibilities under the Clery Act and the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). The Clery Act mandates all schools receiving Title IV, Higher […]

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Local nonprofit organization feedSCV is auctioning off Santa Clarita’s top chefs for its inaugural fundraiser and gala. FeedSCV was founded in 2015 by Scott Ervin and Todd Wilson. The organization works to “make eating fresh, local and sustainable every day within everyone’s reach,” according to their website. “When we approached the idea of launching our first […]

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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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