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New Faces Voted In At Castaic Area Town Council Election

The Castaic Area Town Council held elections Saturday, unseating two incumbents despite a typically low turnout for the advisory board’s vote.

The Castaic Area Town Council election Saturday saw two incumbents unseated despite a typically low turnout for the advisory board’s vote. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “I was surprised by some of the results of this election, and the means by which they were obtained,” said Flo Lawrence, president of the Castaic ...

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Lancaster, Palmdale Mayors Keeping Eyes On 21st District

Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris, a controversial figure embroiled in a lawsuit against the neighboring city of Palmdale over the California Voting Rights Act, might be eyeing the state Senate 21st District race, he said Friday.

Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris, a prominent Antelope Valley attorney in a  lawsuit against the neighboring city of Palmdale over the California Voting Rights Act, might be eyeing the state Senate 21st District race, he said Friday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Palmdale’s Mayor Jim Ledford declared his intention to form an exploratory ...

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Saugus Union Names Applicants For Vacant Board Seat

Four potential candidates applied to fill the vacancy of the Saugus Union School District governing board, officials said Tuesday.

Four potential candidates applied to fill the vacancy of the Saugus Union School District governing board, officials said Tuesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Bruce Fox, Julie C. Coate, Mathew Clarke Ferguson and Christopher Trunkey applied for the vacancy created after former board member Doug Bryce announced his plans to resign and ...

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Speculation Begins For Steve Knight’s State Senate Seat

Steve Knight was recently elected to the 25th Congressional District

With state Sen. Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley, to adopt a new title — congressman — speculation has already started over who will be his replacement in the state Senate. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The who is very unclear, regarding Knight’s succession. The how is spelled out in the state’s Election Code, ...

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McKeon To Sell Santa Clarita Valley Home

Roll Call Ranks Lawmakers’ Wealth Worth Through Disclosures

One day after the Nov. 4 election, Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon’s Santa Clarita Valley home showed up for sale on the local Multiple Listing Service. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “My understanding is that he has listed his home for sale,” Morris Thomas, McKeon’s Santa Clarita Valley representative, said Wednesday. The Westridge home on ...

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SCV Voters Pick Assembly Reps, New Congressman

Steve Knight was recently elected to the 25th Congressional District

SCV voters Tuesday chose two legislators for the state Assembly, as well as picking a new congressman. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Challenger: Steve Knight 46,610  Challenger: Tony Strickland 40,491 With 100 percent of district precincts reporting early Wednesday morning, state Sen. Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley, is set to replace Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon ...

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Measure S Vote Deals Defeat To Metro, Santa Clarita

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After years of negotiating and months of campaigning, Santa Clarita voters Tuesday rejected Measure S, prompting discussion about the growing power of social media, the effect of money in elections and what’s next for the City Council and billboards. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “I thought (Measure S) was the right thing ...

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Santa Clarita Valley Votes On Legislators, Bonds, Billboards

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Santa Clarita Valley voters cast ballots Tuesday on billboards, Congress, a school bond and Sacramento, with results being tallied into the early morning hours. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. With 100 percent of district precincts reporting early Wednesday morning, state Sen. Steve Knight, R-Antelope Valley, is going to replace Congressman Howard “Buck” McKeon ...

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CVRA Lawsuit Leads To Contempt Proceedings For Palmdale

A lawsuit over alleged California Voting Rights Act violations prompted a Los Angeles County judge to initiate contempt proceedings against four Palmdale city officials, including a candidate for the 36th Assembly District, officials said Friday.

A lawsuit over alleged California Voting Rights Act violations prompted a Los Angeles County judge to initiate contempt proceedings against four Palmdale city officials, including a candidate for the 36th Assembly District, officials said Friday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Judge Mark V. Mooney’s ruling gives four Palmdale City Council members — ...

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UPDATE: Court Upholds Cumulative Voting In Santa Clarita Lawsuit

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Updates with quote from city attorney A superior court judge again upheld the legality of cumulative voting, which was questioned in a statement by city of Santa Clarita attorneys. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. The move led to speculation in open court Monday that a new lawsuit challenging the legality of cumulative voting ...

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