June 20, 2019
  • 10:30 am Santa Clarita sees 49 percent increase in homeless count since 2018
  • 12:00 pm Daniel McGreevy: DNC must discuss climate policy to save humankind
  • 11:00 am Cartoon: Costco
  • 12:30 pm City council discusses housing bill, city budget, Pride Month at Tuesday meeting
  • 8:00 am Castaic Animal Care Center offering reduced cat adoption fees for “Adopt a Shelter Cat Month”

Newly released numbers from the Los Angeles County Homeless Services Authority’s annual Greater Los Angeles Homeless Count show that 234 people experiencing homeless were counted in the city of Santa Clarita earlier this year, an increase of 49 percent since the 2018 count.

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Cartoon by Frank Hansen.

Local cartoonist Frank Hansen’s first cartoon for The Proclaimer takes on the aversion of Santa Clarita’s suburbanites for the rest of Los Angeles County.

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Santa Clarita residents provided mixed feedback on law enforcement at the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Civilian Oversight Commission town hall on Thursday evening.

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Santa Clarita is one of 20 cities receiving new grant funds from the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative and United Way of Greater Los Angeles to help implement the next phase of its plan to address and prevent homelessness.

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The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder and County Clerk’s office is hosting a discussion about its new Vote Centers at the Newhall Community Center on Jan. 6.

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Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency directors BJ Atkins, Robert DiPrimio, Lynne Plambeck and Dean Efstafthiou discuss Dante Acosta's nomination to the board. Mai Nguyen Do / The Proclaimer

Residents packed the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency’s board meeting to capacity on Tuesday evening in anticipation of a confirmation vote on former Assemblyman Dante Acosta’s nomination to join the body — a motion which the board instead opted to table until early January.

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Photo courtesy of Shane Adams.

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 on Wednesday, Nov. 14 in favor of an ordinance to temporarily limit rent increases up to three percent in unincorporated areas of the county, including Castaic, Stevenson Ranch and Agua Dulce. The measure lasts until March 10, 2019 unless the board votes to extends the ordinance, […]

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Los Angeles County election officials are alerting residents about a misleading robocall that wrongly claims there is an error in one of the ballot titles for the Nov. 6 election. The circulating call states there is an error printed on the title for one of the propositions in voting materials mailed by County Registrars of […]

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The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an ordinance to limit the keeping of roosters in the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County on Tuesday Sept. 25. Unincorporated areas in the Santa Clarita Valley include Castaic, Val Verde and Stevenson Ranch. This action was taken to curtail ongoing problems with illegal cockfighting and associated criminal […]

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Photo courtesy of South Coast Air Quality Management District.

The South Coast Air Quality Management District air quality forecast predicted unhealthy air quality for sensitive individuals today, September 6, and tomorrow, September 7. South Coast AQMD issued an advisory stating that air quality will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals in Santa Clarita Valley today. The South Coast AQMD website provides air quality forecasts for today and […]

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