Cemex hires firm to lobby for Soledad Canyon mine project
Abandoned equipment stands on the site of the Cemex site in Canyon Country. Dan Watson/The Signal

Cemex hires firm to lobby for Soledad Canyon mine project

The company behind a massive mine proposed for Soledad Canyon has hired three lobbyists in Sacramento to exert pressure on legislators for the project, Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, said…

Republicans to water commission: Build reservoirs
Assembly Republican Leader Brian Dahle, R-Bieber, hauled a Radio Flyer wagon stuffed with more than 4,000 petitions to the California Water Commission urging regulators to approve construction of water storage reservoirs across the state. Photo courtesy Assembly Republicans

Republicans to water commission: Build reservoirs

Republican assemblymembers, including Dante Acosta, R-Santa Clarita, loaded up a Radio Flyer red wagon stuffed with more than 4,000 petitions calling for the California Water Commission to approve funding for…

Dueling Prop. 13 initiatives battle for spot on ballot
Construction continues on Skyline Ranch Road near the intersection of Golden Valley Road on Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Dueling Prop. 13 initiatives battle for spot on ballot

Political groups are racing to get their propositions to reform Proposition 13 onto the November ballot, with the latest one being an effort to “close the Proposition 13 corporate property…

County officials vote on affordable housing
A work in progress; Homes4Families continues to build low cost, veteran housing off Centre Pointe Parkway in Canyon Country. Ryan Painter/The Signal.

County officials vote on affordable housing

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted on several policies Tuesday in an effort to expand the supply of affordable housing. Among the five debated policies were ordinance drafts…

Acosta introduces three new state Assembly bills
Assemblyman Dante Acosta poses for a picture at his Santa Clarita office on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. Nikolas Samuels/The Signal

Acosta introduces three new state Assembly bills

  Assemblyman Dante Acosta, R-Santa Clarita, introduced three bills this month that aim to improve the lives of youth, seniors and the developmentally disabled. Assembly Bill 2725, authored by Acosta,…

Stern endorsement sets stage for convention battle
Congressional candidate Katie Hill speaks during a forum last month at Vincenzo's Pizza in Newhall. Seated from left to right: Scott McVarish, Bryan Caforio, Mike Masterman-Smith and Jess Phoenix.

Stern endorsement sets stage for convention battle

A state senator representing the southwestern portion of Santa Clarita could make waves in the 25th Congressional District primary race after he endorsed Katie Hill, the executive director for nonprofit…

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