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.

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.


On June 27, Governor Gavin Newsom signed California’s $214.8 billion budget for the upcoming fiscal year, which includes $6,547,000 in funding for colleges and nonprofit organizations in the 38th Assembly District.

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.


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