Politics/Govt

Supervisor to propose vaccine mandate for county employees

Los Angeles County Supervisor Janice Hahn announced Saturday morning that she’s planning to introduce a motion requiring all county employees “to get the vaccine or face weekly COVID testing.”  Hahn plans to introduce the

Valladares opens nominations for Hispanic Heritage Month honorees

During Hispanic Heritage Month this year, Assemblywoman Suzette Valladares, R-Santa Clarita, will recognize constituents of Hispanic-descent who have contributed to their community in the 38th Assembly District.  The monthlong celebration of Hispanic heritage starts Sept.

Hill ordered to pay more attorney’s fees

A judge ordered former Rep. Katie Hill, D-Agua Dulce, to pay the attorney’s fees of Salem Media Group, one of the defendants in a case she brought against several parties over the

Water board to discuss remote public participation

The board of directors of the Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency will review two options Tuesday for allowing remote public participation to continue during its regular and committee meetings when the board

Lackey runs for 5th term in Assembly

Assemblyman Tom Lackey, R-Palmdale, is running for reelection to the seat he currently occupies in the 36th Assembly District. He said he has drawn on his life experiences during his service

Water board confident in local water quality

The Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board of directors felt assured in their agency’s water quality after receiving a presentation Tuesday night about the agency’s 2021 Consumer Confidence Report released in early June.  Ryan Bye, a

Cho enters 38th Assembly District race

Annie Cho, a small-business woman and Realtor, announced this week her candidacy to for the 38th Assembly District, which includes communities in the Santa Clarita, Simi and San Fernando valleys.  “I am running to make

Atkins delays resigning from SCV Water board

Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency board member BJ Atkins told The Signal Thursday he has delayed his plan to resign from the board, due to construction delays on a house he is building outside

Messina to explore City Council run

Joe Messina filed paperwork earlier this month declaring his intent to run for a seat on the Santa Clarita City Council.  The William S. Hart Union High School District board member

City: We’re in “a really good place”

Business leaders of the Valley Industry Association (VIA) gathered Tuesday afternoon to receive an update from the City of Santa Clarita about the city’s economic development activity. 

Garcia introduces forestry bill

Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, introduced the Protecting and Restoring Our Trees by Enhancing Conservation and Treatments (PROTECT) Act on Tuesday.   The bill intends to help improve forest management