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Acosta Pursues Forensic Audit of UC Slush Fund
Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Dante Acosta Tuesday, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) requested a subpoena for all financial records and correspondence related to the secret $175 million slush fund maintained by the Office of the President of the University of California. Additionally, Assemblyman Acosta will request an...

State Legislators Respond to Gas Tax Hike
Friday, Apr 7, 2017

State legislators released statements following the hike in the gas tax and vehicle registration fees. After casting a ‘No” vote on Senate Bill 1 (SB1), Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, released the following excerpts from his floor statement. SB 1 is a $52 billion transportation tax...

Budget Request Continues the Fight for Porter Ranch Safety
Tuesday, Mar 14, 2017

Dante Acosta The long-term health study in the wake of the Aliso Canyon natural gas leak is receiving a boost in funding from Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) in the form of a request to the budget committee to triple the existing money allocated for the study to the South Coast Air Quality...

Acosta Bill to Help Foster Youth Afford Childhood Activities
Friday, Mar 3, 2017

Dante Acosta Foster children will get some extra help to cover the costs of activities like field trips, cap and gowns and other enriching childhood activities from legislation introduced by Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita). Assembly Bill 754 will create the California Foster Youth Enrichment...

Assemblyman Dante Acosta Opposes Confirming Xavier Becerra for A.G.
Friday, Jan 13, 2017

Dante Acosta On Friday, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) issued a statement regarding his vote to oppose confirming Xavier Becerra for Attorney General of California. This is his statement: “In researching the nominee’s record in Congress it became clear that his history on both public...

Acosta Takes Leave of Absence from Knight
Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016

Dante Acosta, who is running for State Assembly for the 38th California Assembly District, is taking a leave of absence from his position at Congressman Steve Knight’s office in order to focus on his campaign. “I’ve decided to focus all my energy on my candidacy for the 38th Assembly District....

City, SCVTV Team Up for Live Election Coverage
Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014

[KHTS] – Santa Clarita and SCVTV are bringing a live streaming view of the City Council race from City Hall on Tuesday, so residents can watch the Election Day results of the vote in real time. Tuesday marks the end of a monthslong race, as candidates vie for three seats in an election...

SCV NewsBreak for Monday, April 30, 2012
Monday, Apr 30, 2012

In this episode: Candidates for Assembly and Congress trade punches over hot-button issues during a televised forum; Time is running out for the Santa Clarita Valley to stop development of the CEMEX Sand and Gravel Mine. Also:  Sheriff’s deputy receives concussion from weekend accident; Los Angeles...

SCV NewsBreak for Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Wednesday, Mar 7, 2012

In this episode: Gold star father Dante Acosta pulls candidacy papers to challenge Buck McKeon for Congress. Also: U.S. Naval Academy Women’s Glee Club comes to Santa Clarita; Project Kindle drums up support for camp for disabled kids  in Santa Clarita. SCV Entertainment: The Second City comes...

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California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday announced a major injection of new Homekey funding made possible by the Legislature to expand and support the state program, helping thousands of families experiencing or at risk of homelessness find permanent, long-term housing solutions.
Sixth Round of ‘Homekey’ Funding Includes $24M for L.A. County
The Santa Clarita City Council has posted its agenda for a regular meeting in Council Chambers at City Hall on Tuesday, October 27.
Oct. 27 Meeting Agenda: Santa Clarita City Council
The city of Santa Clarita has received the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.
City of Santa Clarita Earns National Financial Reporting Award
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will host a National Drug Takeback Day event on Saturday, October 24, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Oct. 24: SCV Sheriff’s Station to Host Drug Takeback Day
City of Santa Clarita officials delivered the 2020 State of the City event Thursday in true COVID-19-era format: virtually, while shining a light on local essential workers who have toiled tirelessly since the onset of the pandemic.
Santa Clarita 2020 ‘State of the City’ Highlights Resilience Amid Challenges
Governor Gavin Newsom has announced the retirement of California Highway Patrol Commissioner Warren Stanley, and the appointment of Deputy Commissioner Amanda Ray to succeed Stanley.
CHP’s Stanley to Retire; Governor Names Amanda Ray New Commissioner
A new state law set to take effect in January requires employers to provide notice of workplace COVID-19 exposure, and Santa Clarita Valley business leaders are urging local businesses to review their health and safety procedures now.
COVID-19 Exposure: SCV Business Leaders Weigh in on AB 685
A Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station deputy arrested a woman and a male parolee on felony drug and weapons charges in Valencia earlier this week.
Parolee, Woman Arrested in Valencia on Felony Drug, Weapon Charges
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Southern Hotel
California State University, Northridge will be home to one of the 1,000 vote centers across Los Angeles County that are open to the county’s voters in the days before the Nov. 3 presidential election.
CSUN to Serve as L.A. County Vote Center Beginning Oct. 24
Los Angeles County residents who lost their home or sustained other losses due to the recent Bobcat Wildfire may now apply to receive federal assistance.
FEMA Application Now Open for L.A. County Residents Affected by Bobcat Fire
Los Angeles County Treasurer and Tax Collector Keith Knox and County Assessor Jeffrey Prang are alerting the public to a property tax scam under the guise of COVID-19 that has been reported to a District Office of the Assessor.
County Officials Warning Residents of COVID-19 Property Tax Scam
Los Angeles County is providing a second opportunity for financial assistance to businesses that have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and have been allowed to reopen by the State, but ordered to remain closed by the County of Los Angeles Health Officer Order as of Sept. 4, 2020.
L.A. County Announces Second Round of Funding for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 18 new deaths and 3,600 new cases of COVID-19 countywide, including 6,944 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley and a new fatality in the city of Santa Clarita.
Thursday COVID-19 Roundup: 73rd SCV Death; Local Cases Up to 6,944
SCV Water is undertaking multiple planning efforts designed to effectively manage the water supply for our customers, ensuring they have access to reliable water today and tomorrow.
SCV Water Undertaking Multiple Planning Efforts to Enhance Water Reliability
With L.A. County’s Project Roomkey coming close to an end, Bridge to Home officials announced Thursday a new initiative to house more than two dozen local homeless individuals, but it will require help from the community
Bridge to Home’s New Initiative Pledges to House 30 Homeless People by January 5
Santa Clarita Artists Association will hold its last virtual oil workshop of the year on Sunday, Nov. 15, from 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m., with Rich Gallego, entitled, "Using a Modified Zorn Palette to Create Harmonious Landscapes."
Nov. 15: Last SCAA Virtual Oil Painting Workshop of 2020 with Rich Gallego
The Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center will host a virtual open house event on Friday, Oct. 30 for prospective students interested in earning a bachelor’s or master’s degree through the center’s partner institutions.
Oct. 30: Dr. Dianne G. Van Hook University Center Virtual Open House
Santa Clarita homeless task force members are exploring options to start a local overnight parking program akin to those in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles.
SCV Homeless Task Force Exploring Overnight Parking Options
The William S. Hart Union High School District will likely not return to campus until January, Superintendent Mike Kuhlman said during the district’s governing board meeting Wednesday.
Hart District Looks to January Reopening
Los Angeles County Public Works and Los Angeles County Sanitation Districts will host a free Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Recycling Roundup, Saturday, Oct. 24, from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., at Val Verde Park.
Oct. 24: Free Household Hazardous Waste & E-Waste Recycling Roundup
California theme parks are considering legal action to receive permission to reopen, following state guidelines announced Tuesday that keep venues such as Six Flags Magic Mountain closed for an unknown amount of time.
California Theme Parks Consider Legal Action Over State’s Reopening Plan
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced Thursday that the California Department of Education (CDE) will distribute 500,000 face masks donated by General Motors (GM) to schools in need across the state.
General Motors Donates 500,000 Face Masks to Aid California Schools
SACRAMENTO – California Climate Action Corps – the country's first statewide corps of its kind – is seeking applicants for its inaugural Fellows program.
California Seeking Applicants for Inaugural Climate Action Corps Fellows