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July 6
1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall

Supes Back Prop. 15 Split Roll Measure Over Barger’s Oppostion
Wednesday, Aug 5, 2020

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 Tuesday in support of a ballot measure that would repeal a portion of Proposition 13, with Supervisor Kathryn Barger casting the dissenting vote. Prop. 15 would tax most commercial and industrial properties in California based on their market value,...

June 16: VIA Virtual Meeting to Discuss Proposition 13
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Property-Tax Reform Plan Qualifies for 2020 California Ballot
Wednesday, Oct 17, 2018

By Nick Cahill SACRAMENTO – In two years, California voters will have the chance to approve wholesale changes to a landmark property tax code and squeeze billions in new taxes from state businesses. Voting officials say backers of a measure to roll back portions of Proposition 13, which set base property...

New State Law Ensures Equal Property Tax Treatment for Domestic Partners
Friday, Oct 5, 2018

Assembly Bill 2663, which extends property tax relief to registered domestic partners who were previously denied equal treatment, is among the dozens of bills passed by the state legislature and recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown. AB 2663 was sponsored by Los Angeles County Assessor Jeff Prang...

Acosta Prop. 13 Anniversary Resolution Fails in Assembly
Friday, Jul 6, 2018

SACRAMENTO – This week, Assemblyman Dante Acosta (R-Santa Clarita) presented a resolution to renew the legislature’s commitment to protect Proposition 13 and to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of voters enacting it into law. The resolution failed passage along a party-line vote. “It’s unbelievable...

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1850 - Town founder Henry Mayo Newhall arrives in California to look for gold [story]
Henry Newhall
1914 - Rev. Wolcott H. Evans, the future "pastor of the disaster," named pastor of Newhall's First Presbyterian Church [story]