April 20, 2019
  • 9:00 am Official update: Rep. Katie Hill raised over $600,000 in first quarter
  • 10:14 am Cartoon: Santa Clarita vs. Los Angeles
  • 7:30 am No agreement reached between Henry Mayo and nurses union
  • 10:00 am Suzette Martinez Valladares: Republican strategist, candidate for Congress
  • 7:00 am Rep. Katie Hill raises over $560,000 in first fundraising quarter
Photo courtesy of Suzette Valladares for Congress.

Suzette Valladares calls herself a “constitutional conservative.” However, it was neither Ronald Reagan nor any other Republican stalwart who sparked her initial interest in politics. Instead, it was Al Gore.

Katie Hill talks to campaign supporters during a fundraising event on Aug. 28, 2018. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer

Following the first fundraising deadline of the 2020 election cycle, Rep. Katie Hill’s (D-Ague Dulce) campaign announced that she raised more than $560,000 during the quarter. The campaign claims that more than 82 percent of Hill’s fundraising came directly from individual donors, with more than 6,200 individual contributions. “To start the 2020 campaign so strongly, […]

Gavin Newsom makes a campaign stop in Santa Clarita to barnstorm for Katie Hill on Nov. 3, 2018. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer

New data shows a continued decrease in Republican voter registration and a trend of increasing independent registration in Santa Clarita and its encompassing electoral districts, giving local Democrats a slight edge.


Dante Acosta, the former Assemblyman of the 38th Assembly District, has opened a campaign committee for the 2020 election.