By Nick Cahill
SACRAMENTO – In another setback for groups fighting to stem California’s housing crisis, a proposal meant to spur new apartments near popular transit centers died silently in committee Thursday.
Minutes before a scheduled vote, the chair of the state Senate Appropriations Committee...
SACRAMENTO – State Sen. Scott Wilk, representing the 21st Senate District, announces that Senate Bill 153 (SB 153), a measure to ensure California is well positioned to begin the cultivation of industrial hemp, has cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee and will now go to the floor for consideration.
SACRAMENTO — The Senate Appropriations Committee has deemed the costs associated with his bill expanding the animal blood donor pool to be insignificant enough that it can proceed through the legislative process without further review by the Committee, Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced...
SACRAMENTO — The California Senate’s Appropriations Committee has deemed the costs associated with follow-up legislation for the newly created SCV Water Agency are small enough that the bill can proceed through the legislative process without further review by the committee, Sen. Scott Wilk,...
By Nick Cahill
SACRAMENTO – Magnified by a string of recent wildfires that ripped through suburban areas and a mounting homeless population, California’s alarming housing shortage drives the agenda at the Legislature.
Facing an estimated 3.5 million-home shortage – equal to the deficit in the...
SACRAMENTO – Senate Bill 53 (SB 53), a measure that would add transparency to California government at all levels, has cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee by a vote of 6-0, Senator Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, representing the 21st Senate District and author of the bill, said Monday.
Senator Scott Wilk, R- Antelope Valley, announces that Senate Bill (SB 792), a measure to establish an oversight commission for Los Angeles County Measure B trauma funding has cleared the Senate Appropriations Committee and is headed to the Senate floor for a vote.
“Today’s vote is great...
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 24 new deaths and 4,544 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide, as officials called for tightened safety measures set to take effect on Monday.
As new COVID-19 cases remain at alarming levels and the number of people hospitalized continues to increase, a temporary Los Angeles County Health Officer Order will be issued to require additional safety measures across sectors.
Hundreds of local, older adults could not break bread together this year for the annual Thanksgiving feast at the Bella Vida Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center, but many still showed, some even dressed up for a drive-thru version Thursday.
Zonta International’s “16 days of Activism” is held annually from Nov. 25 - Dec. 10. Since 2016, Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley has participated in the annual "Zonta Says NO to Violence Against Women" campaign in collaboration with the Child and Family Center.
On Monday, Nov. 30, College of the Canyons will host a virtual soft opening of its Multicultural Center, which will provide safe and brave spaces for historically minoritized and marginalized groups on campus with the goal of increased diversity, equity and inclusion throughout the college’s fabric.
Travel through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest, past the sea of twirly-swirly gum drops and into a month of non-stop fun and entertainment with the city of Santa Clarita’s virtual events in December.
While local health care officials have been asking for the community’s help in creating personal protective equipment since the onset of the pandemic, now the message is simpler: Abide by public health guidelines.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Wednesday reported 49 new deaths and 4,311 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide since Tuesday, including 96 new cases in the Santa Clarita Valley, as Henry Mayo on Wednesday afternoon reported its second death this week.
In response to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' 3-2 vote Tuesday allowing further COVID-19-related closures to take effect Wednesday, Supervisor Kathryn Barger is calling for $10 million in federal CARES Act funding to be repurposed to aid impacted local businesses.
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