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

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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Two years ago the Santa Clarita City Council agreed to allow cumulative rather than at-large voting for city council elections after the city conceded to settle a lawsuit they thought they couldn’t win. However, the judge who approved the settlement suddenly pulled the rug out from under the city and the plaintiffs. Must Santa Clarita […]

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The Santa Clarita Valley Proclaimer launches in just a few days. Meet the team bringing you news and updates from across the Santa Clarita Valley. Mai Nguyen Do, Editor-in-Chief Mai Nguyen Do is a Vietnamese American poet and editor. She is a College of the Canyons graduate and the author of Ghosts Still Walking (2016) […]

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Hundreds of years ago, town news was delivered by a town crier — or “proclaimer” — as he walked the streets. For some towns it was the only way to inform the public and deliver the news. Taking that name and simple action as inspiration, Radio Free Santa Clarita presents to you The SCV Proclaimer! […]

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