February 23, 2019
  • 10:00 am College of the Canyons seeks community input on college programs
  • 7:00 am Local residents rally against Trump’s national emergency declaration
  • 10:00 am County supervisors vote down Mira Loma women’s prison plan
  • 9:00 am The best places for soup during a rainy week in Santa Clarita
  • 7:00 am Representative Katie Hill holds community swearing-in at Saugus High School
College of the Canyons Chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook (right) was sworn in by Assemblymember Christy Smith (left) to the Community College Student Success Funding Formula Oversight Committee on Jan. 21.

College of the Canyons chancellor Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook was sworn in to serve on the Community College Student Success Funding Formula Oversight Committee on Monday, Jan. 21.

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United States Air Force Senior Master Sergeant (E-8) and aerospace engineer Johnathon Ervin has filed to challenge Assemblymember Tom Lackey for the seat representing the 36th Assembly District, which includes parts of northern Santa Clarita Valley.

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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.

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Dante Acosta defends himself against criticisms during the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board meeting on Dec. 18. Mai Nguyen Do / The Proclaimer

I had planned to ignore the nomination of Dante Acosta to the Santa Clarita Valley Water Board.

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Assemblywoman Christy Smith been appointed by Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon as chair of the Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management.

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

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Photo courtesy of Assemblymember Christy Smith's office.

Christy Smith was officially sworn in as the Assemblymember of the 38th Assembly District on Monday, Dec. 3.

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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).

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Photo courtesy of Christy Smith for Assembly.

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

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Congressional candidate Katie Hill speaks to local voters. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer

On Sunday evening, local candidates endorsed by the Democratic Alliance for Action gathered to mingle with voters at a Newhall home. The meet and greet was hosted by Neighbor2Neighbor, the precinct organizing committee of DAA. DAA is the oldest and largest Democratic Party club in the Santa Clarita Valley. Approximately 120 local residents attended the […]

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