By Nick Cahill
SACRAMENTO – Looking to greenlight a housing boom through a cash infusion for downtrodden local planning agencies, California lawmakers are promising a flurry of bills to fix the state’s housing crisis.
On the first official day of the new two-year legislative session Monday, two Northern...
The League of California Cities, with representatives from cities statewide including Santa Clarita, is calling for Gov. Jerry Brown to veto SB 649, which if enacted would allow the wireless industry to install new 5G equipment statewide with little to no input from local jurisdictions.
City officials accepted the Helen Putnam award Tuesday from the League of California Cities representatives, in recognition of the work city staff has done in east Newhall.
The award is given annually by the League of California Cities to honor efforts by civic government that: improve the quality of...
Santa Clarita Councilwoman Marsha McLean is serving on the resolutions committee for the League of California Cities annual conference this week in San Diego.
Policy development is a key part of the League’s legislative effectiveness and the League’s Annual Conference Resolutions process is one way...
The City of Santa Clarita was the recipient of the League of California Cities’ highest honor – the Helen Putnam Award for Excellence – for its “Neighborhood Services Team and Outreach Program,” as announced this afternoon at the League’s annual conference in San Diego, being held...
The City of Santa Clarita is pleased to share that Mayor Marsha McLean was recently appointed to two regional committees, including the League of California Cities 2011 General Resolutions Committee and the Southern California Association of Government High Speed Rail Subcommittee representing Los Angeles...
Redevelopment agencies across California got a temporary stay of execution Thursday when the State Supreme Court agreed to hear a challenge to their death sentence.
The Legislature essentially outlawed redevelopment agencies when it approved the state budget over the summer. Gov. Jerry Brown, who signed...
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Thursday 1,094 new cases of COVID-19 and 48 new deaths due to the virus countywide, with a total of 1,184 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began.
(CN) — Millions are filing initial claims for unemployment insurance each week, but insured U.S. unemployment rate has fallen 2.6%, the Department of Labor reported Thursday. It’s the first decrease of the pandemic era.
Now implemented statewide, CalFresh Awareness Month in L.A. County has been recognized by the California Department of Social Services as a “best practice” to connect with diverse and hard to serve communities through strategic and culturally sensitive outreach.
SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond on Wednesday called on California’s cross-sector partners to accelerate investments that can help all California students access the technology they need to succeed academically in all educational settings.
A task force led by the Los Angeles County Office of Education on Wednesday released a schools reopening plan for the 2020-21 academic year during the COVID-19 pandemic, which forced the physical closure in March of all K-12 campuses in the region.
During his weekly virtual press conference on Wednesday, May 27, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva outlined why staffing levels matter and how he views being provided an inadequate budget affects staffing.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Wednesday 933 new cases of COVID-19 and 53 new deaths due to the virus countywide, while Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital reported two new deaths, bringing the SCV's total fatalities to 20.
The Canyon Theatre Guild, an iconic nonprofit arts organization based in Old Town Newhall, is celebrating its 50th anniversary which includes five $500 scholarship awards to graduating high school seniors pursuing higher education.
As Los Angeles County hit the milestone of having helped 3,000 homeless people move from the streets into Project Roomkey hotels and motels in just seven weeks, the Board of Supervisors weighed concrete plans to keep them and other vulnerable populations housed post-pandemic, particularly homeless seniors 65 and older.
United by disdain for the wholesale cuts plotted in the next budget proposal, a bipartisan mix of California lawmakers on Tuesday ripped Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom’s plan to plug the state’s estimated $54 billion pandemic-induced shortfall.
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