December 18, 2018
  • 10:26 am Dante Acosta opens 2020 Assembly campaign committee
  • 12:00 pm Saugus Union School District welcomes two new governing board members
  • 11:30 am After intense debate, Marsha McLean selected as Santa Clarita mayor
  • 9:30 am CalArts alumni to be featured at 2019 Sundance Film Festival
  • 10:00 am Awaiting transition, Rep. Steve Knight’s office no longer accepting constituent casework
Laura Arrowsmith, Saugus Union School District Board Trustee Area 2 candidate, talks to local Girl Scouts. Chad Kampbell / The Proclaimer

Over 65 Girl Scouts from Santa Clarita gathered at Northpark Elementary School with local candidates to learn about civic engagement, government and running for office on Friday, Oct. 12. The “Girl Scout the Vote” event was organized by Girl Scout Troop 1122 leaders, who invited local candidates and elected officials to attend the event. The troop […]


As Hurricane Michael ravaged the Florida panhandle this week, supporters of President Donald J. Trump – especially the poor, rural whites across the south who resonated with his “America First” message and voted for him in 2016 against their own self-interest – deserved some moral leadership from their president.    Instead of visiting the hurricane […]

City council candidates gathered for a forum at the College of the Canyons University Center. Sebastian Cazares / The Proclaimer.

City council candidates gathered at the College of the Canyons University Center on Monday, Oct. 8 to discuss their campaigns, the current state of Santa Clarita and their visions for the city. The forum was hosted by the College of the Canyons Civic Engagement Steering Committee, the Santa Clarita Valley League of Women Voters and […]


When you vote on Nov. 6, expect to see this phrase a lot: continue voting on next page.

From left to right: TimBen Boydston, Brett Haddock, Logan Smith, Diane Trautman. Photos courtesy of candidates' campaigns.

The Canyon Country Advisory Committee hosted a forum for city council candidates on Wednesday Sept. 19. Candidates TimBen Boydston, Brett Haddock, Logan Smith, Diane Trautman and Sankalp Varma were the first candidates to participate in the CCAC’s city council candidate forum series. Since a total of fifteen candidates qualified to appear on the November ballot, the […]


With less than two months to go until the U.S. midterm elections, our local politicians and candidates are emerging from their most interesting ten days or so in, well, forever – more on that in a moment – while on the national level, President Donald J. Trump’s growing dumpster fire of woes increase the likelihood […]

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 […]