Santa Clarita gold star father Dante Acosta has pulled nomination papers to challenge Howard “Buck” McKeon for Congress in the June primary election.
According to LAVote.net, Acosta, a Republican, pulled his papers Tuesday and has until Friday to file them.
McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, was first elected...
U.S. Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon
[Rep. Buck McKeon] – U.S. Rep. Howard “Buck” McKeon introduced H.R. 4117 on Thursday – legislation that would prohibit the use of private security contractors and members of the Afghan Public Protection Force to provide security for members of...
In this episode:
House Armed Services Committee to conduct hearing into death of Army Spc. Rudy Acosta at the hands of an Afghan security contractor; Boyfriend of Saugus murder victim rearrested.
Also: Candlelight vigil Friday for Derek Millsap, killed in I-15 collision; Henry Mayo Hospital cuts ribbon...
Dante Acosta will get his day in court – or more correctly, his day in Congress. But only as a spectator. He’s upset that he isn’t scheduled to testify.
After all, he started the whole thing.
“It” is a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the use of Afghan nationals to guard U.S....
In this episode:
Army releases report on death of SCV soldier Rudy Acosta; 19-year-old Valencia man charged with 29 counts of sexual molestation.
Also: Former city building inspector pleads guilty to taking bribes; SCV single-family home prices hit 9-year low; Local weather outlook.
SCV Sports: High...
Army Spc. Rudy A. Acosta
Dante Acosta got many of the answers he was looking for Monday, and most of them aren’t pretty.
Acosta’s son Rudy, 19, and another soldier were killed March 19 in Afghanistan when an Afghan national who’d been hired as a private security guard opened fire on...
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Fallen SCV soldier’s father wants military to stop hiring private contractors for U.S. force protection.
Also: SCV’s violent and serious crime rate falls again; COC nursing students graduate; Local weather outlook.
SCV Entertainment: COC holiday jazz concert coming Friday...
Los Angeles County Public Health officials will modify the Health Officer Order on Thursday, April 15, to align with changes to the state Blueprint for a Safer Economy regarding indoor live events and performances, private events such as conferences, receptions and meetings, and private informal gatherings.
College of the Canyons and Palmdale Oasis Park Recreation Center will begin operating as Los Angeles County-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites in the northern part of the county starting Monday, April 19.
A consulting firm hired by the city to evaluate the feasibility of establishing a city public health department in Santa Clarita did “not find a compelling case to change the basic structure of public health regulation” in Santa Clarita, according to a 17-page report published Friday as part of the Santa Clarita City Council’s Tuesday meeting agenda.
The Santa Clarita Valley's COVID-19 vaccination rate has increased by about 5%, as 37% of residents 16 and older have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, according to data through April 4 published by the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health.
1738 - Fr. Francisco Garcés born in Spain; came through SCV in 1776, found Tataviam fighting with Coastal Chumash, observed Santa Clara River flowing by night and dry by day despite the season being spring [story]
The California Community College Athletic Trainers Association has named longtime athletic trainer, and current College of the Canyons associate athletic director, Chad Peters its 2021 Athletic Trainer of the Year.
The Santa Clarita City Council Legislative Committee briefly met Thursday morning to recommend that the City Council oppose four pieces of state legislation that would expand the state’s land-use authority.
In recognition of public safety dispatchers' services, the California Highway Patrol joins other law enforcement agencies to recognize National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week on April 11-17, 2021.