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

Hospital prepares for weekend concussion seminar

On Saturday morning Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital will present a Santa Clarita Valley Concussion Seminar to community at the Henry Mayo Center, located at 23803 McBean Parkway. The four-hour seminar,

Hospital foundation board welcomes three members

Three longtime community members joined the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation Board of Directors this week. Don Kimball, the community president of FivePoint; Robert Stern, a certified public accountant with

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, 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

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

Church frets over permit concern

A church ministry that’s helped the homeless of Santa Clarita for nearly 40 years is seeking help from the community after receiving notice from county officials that it must vacate

Club urges council to back ferret legalization

They weigh three pounds on average and are illegal to own in California, yet part of an impassioned, 10-minute discussion on legalization at Tuesday’s City Council meeting. The topic? Ferrets,

Council votes to send climate change letter

The Santa Clarita City Council voted 3-2 to send a letter to federal legislators asking them to back policies that consider climate change. Councilman Bob Kellar and Mayor Pro Tem

County supervisors approve cannabis plan

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a proposal calling for the county Office of Cannabis Management to create a plan to reclassify and resentence some marijuana convictions.

Legislator calls for inmate rehabilitation oversight

State legislators introduced a bill calling for an analysis on the effectiveness of California’s prisons, but Gov. Jerry Brown is considering multiple investments in rehabilitation as part of his budget.