September 18, 2019
  • 8:47 am John Zaring | The Rational Center: Why Trump Will Lose in a Historic Landslide!
  • 5:25 pm
  • 10:10 am From the Publisher: A Quick Anniversary Update
  • 10:30 am Coast Guard veteran Eric Ohlsen to challenge Assemblymember Tom Lackey
  • 11:00 am Black ‘N Blue fights to break The SCV Curse

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance to limit the keeping of roosters in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County on Tuesday Sept. 25. Unincorporated areas in the Santa Clarita Valley include Castaic, Val Verde and Stevenson Ranch. This action was taken to curtail ongoing problems with illegal cockfighting and associated criminal […]

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Photo courtesy of William S. Hart Union High School District.

An estimated 4,000 students and their parents attended the 2018 College & Career Fair at Golden Valley High School on Thursday Sept. 20. The annual event is hosted by the Career & College Readiness department of the William S. Hart Union High School District. Over 110 universities and colleges had representatives on hand to tell […]

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Photo courtesy of Sinbad.

As he bounded onto center stage at The Canyon Santa Clarita on Saturday, trombone in hand and goatee meticulously manicured, the comedian and erstwhile film star known as Sinbad found himself caught in a flurry of goodwill. Much of that was due to the revelry kicked up by his righteous opening act, Sheree Dunn and […]

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It’s traditionally been easy to sweep the dynamic and the bold under the heavy blanket of suburban sprawl. With three colleges in the valley and Los Angeles just an hour or so away, creative talent is brewing in the Santa Clarita Valley. Artists of all mediums — music, visual, dance, writing, film, multimedia — are weaving together the […]

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For decades polls have demonstrated a consistent, overwhelming plurality of Americans favor a woman’s right to choose and access to safe, legal abortion. This is a major reason why Democratic senators have lined up against President Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, federal district judge Brett Kavanaugh.   Elections have consequences. One of them is […]

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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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