Outgoing Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell, the first incumbent sheriff to be unseated in 104 years, posted a farewell message on Friday night, as county officials prepared for Monday’s swearing-in of new Sheriff Alex Villanueva.
Here’s the text of McDonnell’s message:
Incumbent Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell conceded defeat late Monday afternoon as his challenger, retired Sheriff’s Lt. Alex Villanueva, pulled ahead by 125,878 in the ongoing ballot count for the Nov. 6 General Election.
“Today, I contacted Alex Villanueva to offer my best wishes...
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell addressed the Sheriff’s Civilian Oversight Commission Thursday, and extended an invitation to join the department’s Office of Inspector General in a “comprehensive study of the issue of tattoos and the Department and subgroup cultures.”
In his statement...
The American Diabetes Association announced Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell will be this year’s honoree at the 20th annual Los Angeles Political Roast on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel located at 9876 Wilshire Blvd. in Beverly Hills. Cocktails begin at 5:30 p.m. with...
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion introduced by Supervisor Kathryn Barger and co-authored by Supervisor Lindsey P. Horvath that will examine how the County can support the film production industry and keep it anchored in the region.
Former California poet laureate Dana Gioia will explore “The Enchantment of Poetry” on Thursday, Oct. 5, as part of the Gohstand Reading Room Biennial Lecture Series at California State University, Northridge’s University Library.
Join the Los Angeles county Department of Economic Opportunity and the Department of Public Health for town halls throughout Los Angeles County to provide feedback on a potential new law that will allow residents to legally operate a minature restaurant in their home kitchen, or a Microenterprise Home Kitchen Operation, also known as MEHKOs.
Old Town Newhall has quickly become a one-stop shop for the arts, entertainment, retail and dining. As you enter Main Street, you are greeted with a modern, bustling street, filled with an abundance of dining choices that will create the beginning of a memorable evening.
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond celebrated the signing of Assembly Bill 1078 , which bans “book bans” in schools, prohibits censorship of instructional materials and strengthens California law requiring schools to provide all students access to textbooks that teach about California’s diverse communities.
Death and Taxes Swing Band will make its debut appearance in the Santa Clarita Valley on Sunday, Oct. 1 at Club 507 Newhall. The Death and Taxes Swing Band is unavoidably swingin'. You've heard all the usual swing bands, time to check out something a little different. Featuring extra danceable arrangements, sultry vocals and a whole lot of rhythm.
Theatre in a Week presented by Theatre in a Week and Off Book Theatre will present more original one-act comedies written by Barry Agin. The one-acts will feature mistaken identities, family malfunctions and outrageous hijinks, resulting in madcap merriment and touching moments. Each one-act has a different cast, different director and different hilarious storyline prepared in only one week.
The Maker’s Marketplace at "Light Up Main Street" to be held on Saturday, Nov. 18 is a curated shopping experience at the city of Santa Clarita’s largest holiday event, featuring 20 artisans who specialize in making one-of-a-kind, handmade items.
Alliance for a Healthier Generation announced that Saugus Union School District had 15 schools among the 781 schools nationwide to be awarded and named America’s Healthiest Schools for the 2022-2023 school year.
The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency has notified residents and commuters the Dickason Drive Waterline Improvement Project is scheduled to begin Monday, Oct. 2, at 8:30 p.m. The project will require the full closure in both directions of Dickason Drive in Valencia, from from Decoro Drive to Smyth Drive, 8:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. Monday to Saturday mornings. Anticpated completion is expected in February 2024.
It has been a busy and triumphant spring and summer for landscaping firm Stay Green Inc. A number of awards have been captured by CEO Chris Angelo and his $36 million company, which has corporate offices in Santa Clarita.