April 24, 2019
  • 8:00 am Henry Mayo officials, nurses agree on new contract to avoid strike
  • 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

Assemblymember Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita) introduced a new bill on Monday, Feb. 25 to prohibit charter schools from operating outside of their authorizing districts.

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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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