SACRAMENTO — Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita)’s Assembly Bill 1507, which updates the California Charter Schools Act, and Assembly Bill 543, to expand education on school sexual harassment resources, were signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday.
AB 1507 closes a loophole...
SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 1637 streamlining California’s process for claiming unclaimed property passed the State Senate this week and now heads to the Governor’s desk, Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita), who co-authored the bill with Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, said Friday.
SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 1051, dedicated to expanding higher education and employment for nurses, was signed into law Thursday by California Governor Gavin Newsom, Assemblywoman Christy Smith (D-Santa Clarita), the bill’s author, said Friday.
Current nursing programs demonstrate a rigid course...
A grand jury in San Diego has indicted 11 people connected with 13 California charter schools, including Valiant Preparatory Academy, an online high school chartered by the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District, on multiple criminal charges.
Sean McManus, 46, Jason Schrock, 44, the CEO and president...
SACRAMENTO — California’s Joint Legislative Committee on Emergency Management, chaired by Assemblywoman Christy Smith, D-Santa Clarita, will hold an informational hearing about wildfires in the state on Tuesday, May 14, starting at 9:30 a.m.
The hearing at California State Capitol in Room 4202...
SACRAMENTO — Assembly Bill 1809, which would ensure that Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise programs are doing the most effective job of serving those who have served, has been presented in the Accountability and Administrative Review Committee on behalf of the Assembly Committee on Jobs, Economic...
SACRAMENTO – Assembly Bill 1729, which would allow more high school students to enroll in certain community college courses during the summer, helping students get ahead on college course requirements, passed the Assembly’s Higher Education Committee Tuesday, according to Assemblywoman Christy...
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station will be giving away “The Club,” an auto theft prevention device, primarily for Santa Clarita Valley residents who own Kias or Hyundais. These vehicles are commonly stolen and by giving out Clubs, deputies hope to prevent vehicle theft and help #GuardThatAuto.
The Baker Family Foundation and the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation have announced the launch of “The Big Idea SCV,” an entrepreneurial pitch contest for youths between the ages of 16-22. Young adults in the Santa Clarita Valley are invited to participate and “pitch” their business idea, product or service.
A strong fourth quarter resulted in Santa Clarita Transit reporting its highest ridership figures since 2019. Santa Clarita Transit buses served a total of 2,290,658 riders in 2022, an increase of 38.6% from the year before.
As I look back on 2022 and reflect on the progress we have made in our community, I could not be prouder. Last year we cut the ribbon on the city’s 36th park, Vista Canyon, which offers residents pickleball courts, a new playground and the historic Mitchell River House.
A workshop about “Basics of Filing Taxes and Family Law Issues,” hosted by Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley, will help participants “learn about filing taxes – whether you file your own or not” and “Family Law issues - divorce, child custody, and support.”
Mission Valley Bancorp announced Monday a net income of $4.8 million, or $1.45 per diluted share, for the year ended Dec. 31, 2022, compared to net income of $5.0 million, or $1.50 per diluted share, for the year ended Dec. 31, 2021.
California State University, Northridge film students, along with faculty and alumni have produced a public service announcement to address the ongoing fentanyl crisis and educate the public about the dangers of fentanyl pills.
Registration is now open for Family Promise of Santa Clarita Valley’s second poker night fundraiser, “All In for Family Promise.” The event will take place on Friday, March 3, at the Canyon Country Community Center.
The regular meeting of the William S. Hart Union High School District’s Governing Board will take place Wednesday, Feb. 1, beginning with closed session at 6 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 7 p.m.
Los Angeles County Department of Economic Opportunity has joined business and community leaders to launch the Fair Chance Hiring Program, galvanizing the county’s business community to adopt Fair Chance hiring practices with the goal of getting 200 local businesses to commit to hiring system-impacted individuals this year.
The regular board meeting of the Saugus Union School District Governing Board will be held Tuesday, Jan. 31, beginning with a closed session at 5:30 p.m., followed immediately by open session at 6:30 p.m.
Because of the recent rainfall, Los Angeles County Health Officer, Muntu Davis, MD, MPH, is cautioning residents that bacteria, chemicals, debris, trash, and other public health hazards from city streets and mountain areas are likely to contaminate ocean waters at and around discharging storm drains, creeks and rivers after a rainfall.