While many cities in the Golden State are dealing with the struggle of funding pension and other post-employment benefits, Santa Clarita remains in good financial standing, and that is not by accident.
Through the leadership of the Santa Clarita City Council and our professional City staff, Santa Clarita...
The city of Santa Clarita was ranked in the top five percent of fiscally healthy cities on a new interactive website posted by the California State Auditor that compares the fiscal health of 470 cities based on 10 financial indicators.
Santa Clarita received a low-risk designation, and received perfect...
SACRAMENTO – The California Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved Senate Bill 333, a measure to address California’s homeless crisis, according to Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita), the bill’s co-author with Assemblyman Tom Lackey (R-Palmdale).
SB 333 would require the Homeless...
By Martin Macias Jr., Courthouse News Service
LOS ANGELES (CN) – California law enforcement agencies fall short in identifying and reporting hate crimes, according to a state audit released Thursday.
According to the California State Auditor, law enforcement officials at four audited agencies underreported...
SACRAMENTO – On Tuesday, Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, announced that he has introduced legislation to address California’s ongoing homeless crisis.
“The state of California must do more to solve our homeless crisis,” said Wilk. “This bill is the next step...
SACRAMENTO – Senator Scott Wilk, R-Antelope Valley, and Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, today announced that their requested audit of the California Public Utilities Commission’s water rate-setting processes has been unanimously approved by the California Joint Legislative Audit Committee.
SACRAMENTO – On Monday, Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, announced that he has submitted a formal request to the Senate Committee on Budget and Fiscal Review to fully fund the California Homeless Coordinating and Financing Council.
“The council is in a unique position to affect...
California State Auditor released Thursday an audit requested by Senator Scott Wilk, R – Antelope Valley, last spring concerning homelessness in California and specifically the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority’s administration of public funds.
The audit was particularly timely as homelessness...
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Friday 34 new deaths and 1,401 new cases of COVID-19, with 6,048 total cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported its 24th COVID-related death to date.
With temperatures in parts of Los Angeles County expected to rise into the triple digits, various public facilities located throughout the County, including Stevenson Ranch Library, will serve as Emergency Cooling Centers.
Foster youth in Santa Clarita have a new, dedicated place to study and receive homework help and tutoring. The local Fostering Youth Independence (FYI) organization has created The Study Place in response to the transition to online learning due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
As part of State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond’s Education to End Hate initiative, California school districts and charter schools have begun applying for mini-grants now available to support educator training in the areas of anti-racism and bias.
With the 2020 SCV Walk to End Alzheimer’s quickly approaching on Saturday, October 3, the planning committee and the California Southland Chapter Alzheimer’s Association would like to update everyone regarding the Walk Day events.
The city of Santa Clarita, in partnership with the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA), is proud to announce it has received $40,000 from the Walt Disney Company to provide increased access to youth sports, play opportunities and physical activity for kids and families and is launching a new Pop-Up and Play Mobile Recreation Program.
Economic development services for arts-oriented small businesses, galleries and more are on the priority list for the 2021 Arts Commission Work Plan, a report Santa Clarita City Council members reviewed Tuesday.
A former Cougar News reporter and College of the Canyons student was arrested in Kentucky Wednesday night while covering the Louisville protests that erupted after a grand jury’s decision not to issue a murder indictment against the officers in the Breonna Taylor case.
1970 - Lagasse family helps save Mentryville buildings as Newhall and Malibu brush fires erupt & join into worst fire in SoCal history. Twelve fires over 10 days burn 525,000 acres, kill 13 people and destroy approx. 1,500 structures. [story]
The Pac-12 CEO Group announced Thursday that based upon updated Pac-12 COVID-19 Medical Advisory Committee recommendations that take into account material changes to testing capabilities, the prevalence of COVID-19 and cardiac issues, along with updated state and local health official guidance, the Conference will resume its football, basketball and winter sport seasons.
One of Zach Schroeder's greatest strengths as The Master's University's men's and women's cross country coach is his ability to map out an athlete's season in advance and then adjust on the fly, fine-tuning workouts so the runner performs best in the season's biggest moments.