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Voter Registration Deadline Is Oct. 20

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California residents must register to vote by Monday, Oct. 20 in order to participate in the upcoming Nov. 4 general election, according to California Secretary of State Debra Bowen. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. Voter registration closes 15 days prior to any California election. “Registering to vote is one of the easiest ...

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Los Angeles County Supervisors Extend Sheriff’s ICE Program

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Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an agreement Tuesday to extend an ICE program that focuses on identifying convicted criminals who are in the country illegally. The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, program involves trained custody assistants identifying these criminals prior to their release from county jail. Qualified offenders are then assessed for deportation and/or federal ...

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County To Give $3M To Support New SCV Senior Center

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Los Angeles County plans to set at least $3 million aside for a new SCV Senior Center, a representative for Supervisor Michael Antonovich said Thursday. Supervisors approved $2.5 million in funding at their weekly meeting Tuesday in Los Angeles, said Tony Bell, Antonovich’s spokesman. Another $500,000 is expected to be allocated in January, when budgets are re-evaluated, he said. No deal ...

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County To Give $3M To Support New SCV Senior Center

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Los Angeles County plans to set at least $3 million aside for a new SCV Senior Center, a representative for Supervisor Michael Antonovich said Thursday. Supervisors approved $2.5 million in funding at their weekly meeting Tuesday in Los Angeles, said Tony Bell, Antonovich’s spokesman. Another $500,000 is expected to be allocated in January, when budgets are re-evaluated, he said. No deal ...

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Los Angeles County Officials Begin Mailing Sample Ballot Booklets

Los Angeles County Approves Full Implementation Of Laura's Law

Registered voters from the Santa Clarita Valley can expect to receive their sample ballot booklets for the Los Angeles County Nov 4. general election over the next two weeks. The Los Angeles County registrar-recorder and county clerk began mailing almost 5 million booklets to voters on Sept. 25, and mailings are set to continue through Oct. 14, according to a ...

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Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill To Ban Plastic Bags In California

Gov. Jerry Brown Signs Bill To Ban Plastic Bags In California

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a statewide plastic bag ban into law Tuesday. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. “This bill is a step in the right direction – it reduces the torrent of plastic polluting our beaches, parks and even the vast ocean itself,” Brown wrote in a signing message. “We’re ...

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CORRECTION: Report Suggests AB 109 Lowers Recidivism, L.A. Expected To OK Funds

CORRECTION: Report Suggests AB 109 Lowers Recidivism, L.A. Expected To OK Funds

Los Angeles County supervisors Tuesday are expected to approve a reimbursement of about $337.7 million to pay for AB 109 programs, a controversial jail-prison realignment program. While Supervisor Michael Antonovich has been a vocal opponent of the state’s public safety realignment program, which was aimed at reducing the number of non-serious, non-violent and non-sexual offenders in state prisons due to a Supreme Court order, officials claim early data shows promise. "Realignment continues to pose serious concerns and threatens public safety statewide because we are dealing with repeat offenders,” Antonovich said last week, when the law’s implementation was reviewed. “There are over 32,000 arrests involving the 24,000 (post-supervision probationers) under probation supervision because some are being arrested up to seven or eight times."

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