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

Assemblymember Christy Smith’s (D-Santa Clarita) bill to authorize additional high school students to enroll in summer community college courses passed the Assembly floor on Wednesday, May 29.

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.

Director Dante Acosta participates in his first meeting as a member of the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board of directors. Mai Nguyen Do / The Proclaimer

Former Assemblyman Dante Acosta joined the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency Board of Directors after the board voted to confirm his nomination during its first meeting of 2019, filling a week-old vacancy and putting an end to the robust public debate that has surrounded the appointment.


With days left until the general election, a political action committee largely funded by oil and gas companies is spending $120,616 on digital media in support of Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita).

Photo courtesy of Christy Smith for Assembly.

As the 2018 election cycle wraps up, here is my closing argument to voters: vote.