The Board of Supervisors approved Mayor Michael D. Antonovich’s motion directing county departments to implement collection of victim restitution from AB 109 offenders based on a report received from the District Attorney.
“Through no fault of their own, crime victims are subjected to physical, emotional...
State Sen. Fran Pavley, whose district includes about half of the Santa Clarita Valley, has introduced two bills to address serious public safety issues, particularly for those who have been victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.
SB 307 expands the potential use of criminal justice restraining...
This story is the first of two that will look at the various thus-far impacts of AB 109 and Proposition 47 with respect to law enforcement and the criminal justice system in Los Angeles County. The second part will take a more local look at the impact, including potential links to a rise in crime some...
[KHTS] – Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday are expected to approve a reimbursement of about $337.7 million to pay for AB 109 programs, a controversial jail-prison realignment program.
While Supervisor Michael Antonovich has been a vocal opponent of the state’s public safety realignment program,...
[Sen. Pavley] – Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Saturday by Sen. Fran Pavley, D-Agoura Hills, that helps ensure victims of theft, fraud and abuse can collect financial restitution from offenders released into community supervision programs under the state’s realignment law.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich
The accidental shooting death of a Pico Rivera man by deputies – in a gunfight with a state parolee under AB 109 – can be traced directly back to the Governor’s flawed realignment policy, said Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
“Supervision of dangerous...
The first 20 inmates were transferred from Los Angeles County Jail to the Los Angeles County Fire Department Inmate Fire Suppression Camps on Wednesday.
The transfer took place at Holton Conservation Camp (Los Angeles County Fire Camp 16), in Sylmar. The Fire Camps are a joint venture of the Los Angeles...
[LASD] – On Thursday, Oct. 10, deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station Crime Prevention Unit (CPU), along with probation officers from the Los Angeles County Probation Department, and deputies assigned to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Crime Impact Team (CIT) conducted...
Sen. Steve Knight
[KHTS] – Senate Bill 105 regarding state prison reform, co-authored by state Sen. Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley, was signed into law by Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday.
SB 105 is an alternative to Assembly Bill 109, which has long been a point of contention among state and county...
Assemblyman Scott Wilk
I hope it’s not an omen that the 2013 legislative session ends on Friday the 13th of September.
But as we enter the last final weeks of this year’s legislative session, I’m hopeful that common-sense solutions will prevail, and that both parties will reject special interests...
Melody Ranch is once again suing Placerita Canyon Corp., a mutual-benefit corporation that owns and operates an electronic gate in Placerita Canyon to prevent thru traffic from entering the Newhall enclave.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,296 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 39 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Governor Gavin Newsom visited Valencia Friday to announce the opening of an innovative new laboratory built by PerkinElmer that will increase California’s COVID-19 testing capacity, reduce test turnaround time and create hundreds of new California jobs.
A Santa Clarita man and his Northridge-based business partner were arrested on federal charges Thursday in a relief fraud case alleging the two fraudulently obtained more than $1.95 million in Paycheck Protection Program loans.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 19 new deaths, including the 74th death in the Santa Clarita Valley and 1,745 new cases of COVID-19, including 7,267 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The city of Santa Clarita will be holding a public hearing at the Tuesday, Nov. 10, City Council meeting to consider the transfer of 32,230 square feet of vacant land, at no cost, to Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley (FPofSCV).
The California State University Board of Trustees has appointed Erika D. Beck, Ph.D., to serve as president of California State University, Northridge. Beck currently serves as president of California State University Channel Islands.
SACRAMENTO – Californians age 70 and older with a noncommercial driver’s license are now eligible to renew online or by mail, eliminating the need to visit a California Department of Motor Vehicles office.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday confirmed 20 new deaths and 1,351 new positive cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, with 18 new cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley.
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