July 4, 2020
  • 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
Photo courtesy of Eric Ohlsen for Assembly 2020.

Palmdale resident and United States Coast Guard veteran Eric Ohlsen is running for State Assembly in California’s 36th District.


Stephen Daniels of The Talk of Santa Clarita recently interviewed Republican congressional candidate Mike Garcia. We’ve put together some highlights from the interview to help our readers get to know the former fighter pilot looking to represent the 25th Congressional District.

Photo courtesy of Christy Smith for Assembly.

On Thursday, July 25, Assemblymember Christy Smith’s campaign announced that it raised $429,869 during the first period of fundraising for her re-election in 2020.

Katie Hill addresses a crowd of supporters on Nov. 6, 2019. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer

New filings released by the Federal Election Commission show that Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) raised over $730,000 during the second quarter of the 2020 election cycle.

Photo courtesy of Mueller for Senate 2020.

Workers’ rights and immigration attorney Kipp Mueller has announced his candidacy to challenge State Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita) for the 21st Senate District, which includes segments of the Santa Clarita Valley, Antelope Valley and Victor Valley.

Photo courtesy of Mike Garcia for Congress.

Mike Garcia’s career as a fighter pilot in the United States Navy took him around the world. From the skies of Fallujah, to the deck of the USS Nimitz, to the fields of Lemoore Air Station in California’s Central Valley — Garcia’s two-decade long naval career imbued within him an international perspective that has indelibly […]

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.