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Mayor addresses Valley Industry Association, shares updates on city

Covering a multitude of topics, from open spaces to ongoing city projects to her 2022 policy goals, Mayor Laurene Weste spoke this week with a group of local business and community leaders during a Valley Industry Association virtual meeting.   In the session held via Zoom, Weste walked those in attendance through the accomplishments of the city over the past year

Committee greenlights Wilk bill on film credits

News release  State Sen. Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, announced that Senate Bill 485), extending the Film and Television Tax Credit until 2030, was approved by the Senate Committee on Governance

Garcia calls on Gascón to resign

Rep. Mike Garcia, R-Santa Clarita, has called on Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón to resign, citing the controversial policies implemented by the county’s

Sheriff criticizes D.A. for 12,000 unprosecuted cases

 Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva criticized District Attorney George Gascón this week for dismissing thousands of criminal cases rather than prosecuting them.   “Well, the danger is … our deputies are

New map would shift congressional district

Although geographically similar to previously proposed maps, the most recent draft map from the California Citizens Redistricting Commission would reclassify the Santa Clarita Valley from being in