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
Rep. Katie Hill is read the oath of office for her ceremonial swearing in on Saturday, Feb. 9. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer

Rep. Katie Hill (D-Agua Dulce) was officially sworn into the U.S. House of Representatives about five weeks ago, but on Saturday, Hill returned to a different venue —Saugus High School, her alma mater — for a ceremonial swearing-in in front of a crowd of her constituents. Hill was greeted by over 250 supporters, a figure […]

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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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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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Although the race between 38th Assembly District incumbent Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) and Democratic challenger Christy Smith has yet to be called, the latest ballot counts have Smith leading by 1.14 percent of the vote.

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SUSD Governing Board candidate Laura Arrowsmith addresses the crowd at the local Democratic election night party. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer.

Although Santa Clarita City Council and William S. Hart Unified School District Governing Board incumbents held their seats on Nov. 6, the amount of Democratic challengers alone showed unprecedented Democratic enthusiasm in Santa Clarita.

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Kamala Harris rallies a crowd of about 500 at the Newhall Family Theatre. Photo courtesy of Bruce McFarland.

Hundreds of local residents, activists and volunteers packed the Newhall Family Theatre to capacity on Saturday, Nov. 3 to hear Lt. Governor and gubernatorial candidate Gavin Newsom and Sen. Kamala Harris (D-California) speak just three days before the general election.

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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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