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
Katie Hill poses for a photo with local resident Rabiah Coon during an event with Gavin Newsom and Sen. Kamala Harris on Nov. 3, 2018. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer.

New filings released by the Federal Election Commission show that Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) raised over $600,000 during the first quarter of the 2020 election cycle. According to official reports, the 25th Congressional District’s incumbent representative brought in $605,418.29 to her 2020 committee, exceeding the $560,000 estimate her campaign previously claimed to have raised. […]

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.

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.


Rep. Katie Hill was joined by local officials in Simi Valley on Sunday, Feb. 24 to hear constituents’ opinions on her legislation and policy trajectory.

Rep. Katie Hill discusses the government shutdown with air traffic controller union representatives at her Palmdale district office on Jan. 21. Ryan Painter / The Proclaimer

As the partial government shutdown eclipsed its one month mark on Monday, Jan. 21, Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) held a roundtable discussion with air traffic control union representatives in Palmdale, soliciting comments and concerns from industry leaders amid the longest funding lapse in U.S. history.

Rep. Katie Hill discusses the government shutdown at her first town hall event at a union hall in Palmdale. Mai Nguyen Do / The Proclaimer

While many newly-elected congressional representatives spent their first weekend in office in Washington D.C., Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) held a town hall in Palmdale on Sunday afternoon to hear concerns from constituents who have been affected by the nearly two-week long government shutdown.

Katie Hill spoke to her supporters at the election night party on Nov. 6. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer.

Rep. Steve Knight (R-Palmdale) conceded at 12:40 p.m. on Nov. 7, making Katie Hill the first female, bisexual and Democratic candidate to be elected to represent the 25th Congressional District.

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 […]