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County Mails Out More than 5 Million Newly Designed Sample Ballots
Thursday, Jan 30, 2020

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) began mailing 5,477,007 newly designed Sample Ballots to voters for the March 3 Presidential Primary Election. The Sample Ballot contains critical election information on the new voting experience, step by step instructions on how to vote,...

Registrar Sends Info on Crossover Ballots for Primary Election
Monday, Dec 23, 2019

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk began mailing 762,582 information notices earlier this month to registered No Party Preference voters (or NPP voters) about requesting party crossover ballots for the March 3, 2020, Presidential Primary Election. The notices provide details on how...

County Adds Community Meetings on 2020 Vote Centers
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The second round of vote center community meetings will kick off on Thursday, May 2, Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced Wednesday. The office will host 34 community meetings across Los Angeles County, focusing on the 2020 vote centers and the new “Voting...

Registrar’s 7th Ballot Count Update for Nov. 6 Election: 51K to Go
Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan posted his seventh ballot counting update for the Nov. 6 General Election on Wednesday afternoon. The update includes 51,933 ballots processed since Election Night, consisting of Vote by Mail and Provisional ballots. The total election...

Registrar Posts Fifth Ballot Tally for Nov. 6 General Election
Monday, Nov 26, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced the fifth ballot counting update for the Nov. 6 General Election on Friday afternoon. Friday’s update includes 75,313 ballots processed since Election Night, consisting of Vote by Mail and Provisional ballots. The total...

County Election Semi-Official Tally: 38 Percent Turnout, Final Count Underway
Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced semi-official results for the Nov. 6 General Election on Wednesday morning. A total of 1,975,855 ballots were processed and counted, with 38 percent of eligible registered voters casting ballots. View and download election results...

County Issues Sample Ballot Booklets for Nov. 6 General Election
Friday, Sep 28, 2018

The Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk has begun mailing 5,159,215 sample ballot booklets to voters for the Nov. 6, 2018 general election. Sample Ballot booklets contain important election information, including candidates and measures that will appear on the ballot. The back cover of...

County Registrar: Estimated 500K Primary Ballots Still to be Processed
Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan reported an initial estimate of 503,490 outstanding ballots to be processed during the 30-day Official Election Canvass period. The initial estimate includes Provisional and Vote by Mail ballots collected at the polls, as well as Vote by...

LA County Registrar Partners with Lyft, Uber for Election Day
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean C. Logan announced Uber and Lyft will now be featured on the RR/CC’s online Polling Place Locator tool, enabling voters to easily request a ride directly from the locator tool to their polling place on Election Day, June 5. The Polling Place...

Still Time Left to Request Vote by Mail Ballot
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk (RR/CC) Dean C. Logan reminds voters in Los Angeles County that Tuesday, May 29, at 11:59 p.m. is the deadline to request a Vote by Mail (VBM) ballot. As of today, the RR/CC has issued 2,285,560 Vote by Mail ballots. Voters can request a Vote by Mail...

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The Valley Industry Association (VIA) will host a virtual State of the State presentation Tuesday, July 7, from 11:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m., via Zoom.
July 7: VIA’s Virtual State of the State
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Tuesday 1,202 new cases of COVID-19 and 60 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,681 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 79 more than reported Monday.
Tuesday COVID-19 Roundup: 115,310 Cases Statewide, 1,681 SCV Cases
The William S. Hart Union High School District will hold a special (virtual) meeting on Wednesday, June 03, at 8:00 a.m.
June 3: Hart District Special (Virtual) Meeting
The Summer 2020 edition of Seasons magazine, the city of Santa Clarita’s quarterly recreation publication, is now online.
Seasons Summer 2020 Edition Now Online
Smart phone cameras are invaluable in documenting truth and facts, in case they might be disputed in the future. All of us, including police or looters, should be aware you might be captured on someone’s phone committing a crime.
You’re On Candid Camera | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio
Westfield Valencia Town Center officials said Tuesday they’re moving back the mall’s reopening as a precaution due to protests throughout Los Angeles County following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
Westfield Taking Precautions Amid Protests; Pushes Back Reopening
Los Angeles County has extended a curfew that will run Tuesday, June 2, at 6:00 p.m. through Wednesday, June 3 at 6:00 a.m.
L.A. County Extends Curfew
The Los Angeles County Development Authority (LACDA) has released a draft of its Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) for Los Angeles County.
County Seeking Public Comments on Draft Economic Development Strategy
The Valley Industry Association (VIA) is launching Breakfast Club, a member-exclusive program designed to provide a business coaching experience to working professionals delivered by industry experts and professional speakers on a wide range of topics.
VIA Launching Breakfast Club
The Los Angeles County Health Officer has issued a Heat Alert as temperatures topping 100 degrees Fahrenheit are forecasted for the Santa Clarita Valley through Wednesday.
Heat Alert Issued for SCV Through Wednesday
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley will be unhealthy for sensitive individuals Wednesday, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD).
Unhealthy Air Quality Forecasted for SCV Wednesday
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have announced an end to the Virulent Newcastle Disease (VND) quarantine in Southern California.
California Lifts Virulent Newcastle Disease Quarantine
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Hart High
The city of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station are aware of the planned protest on Thursday, June 4, at noon near the intersection of Valencia Boulevard and McBean Parkway.
City Prepares for Possible Protest on Thursday
Northridge psychology professor Delinah Hurwitz is now studying the impact that excessive screen time is having on students, socially and academically, during the COVID-19 pandemic.
CSUN Prof Studying Impact of Social Media on Students During Pandemic
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond responded Monday to the death of George Floyd by calling on communities across the state and nation to take action to dismantle institutional racism and inequities in public schools.
State Schools Chief Urges Action on Racism, Educational Inequities
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Chair Kathryn Barger has extended a countywide curfew for all unincorporated and incorporated areas including the city of Santa Clarita from Monday at 6 p.m. through 6 a.m. Tuesday.
Countywide 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. Curfew Extended Another Night
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health confirmed Monday 978 new cases of COVID-19 and 22 new deaths due to the virus countywide, and a total of 1,602 cases reported in the Santa Clarita Valley since the pandemic began, 55 more than reported Sunday.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: 113,006 Cases Statewide, 1,602 SCV Cases
In his June message, Santa Clarita Mayor Cameron Smyth observes the resilience of Santa Clarita residents during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Santa Clarita Mayor Lauds Residents’ Resilience
Air quality in the Santa Clarita Valley and San Gabriel Mountains will be unhealthy Tuesday for sensitive individuals, according to the South Coast Air Quality Management District.
SCV Air Quality Unhealthy Tuesday for Sensitive People, Pets
Four Santa Clarita Valley business leaders recently thanked the heroic front-line healthcare heroes at Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital by picking up the tab for a Salt Creek Grille gourmet buffet lunch for the 80 doctors, nurses and staff in the hospital’s ED and COVID unit.
Grateful Donors Deliver Gourmet Lunch to Henry Mayo Healthcare Heroes
The College of the Canyons Class of 2020 is truly unlike any other in the college’s 50-year history. They danced in their living rooms, and got hands-on nursing experience at a coronavirus testing site.
June 5: COC Class of 2020 Graduates Virtually in 50th Anniversary Year
The infection and mortality rates of one of the nursing homes I visit were close to the highest in the county. The other had zero. Why?
Nursing Home Differences | Doctor’s Diary with Dr. Gene Dorio