LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Responding to the United Way's most recent report on homelessness, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich said, "The disinformation created by this study is a step backward in our effort to address the homelessness problem at its core. Fundamental reform of our state's dysfunctional mental health laws must be accomplished to effectively address homelessness.
On Saturday, Oct. 31 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the city of Santa Clarita invites residents of all ages to participate in a "Halloween Trick or Trunk" event.
SCV Mothers of Twins Club is holding their 8th annual holiday boutique on Saturday, Dec. 5 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church.
Elizabeth Yost, a resident of Valencia and vice president of development for the Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movie Channel, will be honored as a recipient of the Distinguished Alumna Award from Southern Connecticut State University.
The Castaic Sports Complex will host a giant community festival with carnival rides, free live entertainment, a Battle of the Bands contest, food booths, arts and crafts booths, a Farmer's Market and a car show from Friday, Oct. 30 to Sunday, Nov. 1.
There is good reason the Hart High School Advanced Placement Program is nationally recognized. The school placed among the top 1,500 schools in the nation, according to "Newsweek" magazine, based on the percentage of students taking AP courses and exams.
One of the 200 bills signed late Sunday night by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger was AB 110, authored by Assemblyman Cameron Smyth and supported by the city of Santa Clarita, to add Elsmere Canyon back into the Rim of the Valley corridor.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich today applauded Governor Schwarzenegger's decision to sign legislation requiring California nursing homes to post their five-star rating issued by the Federal Government's Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
Valencia's Puzzle Zoo will be crawling with critters Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 17 and 18, as the childrens' favorite Calico Critters will make an appearance during the weekend.
Global Career Consulting & Placement will present two Career Clinics in November, one hosted by Rotary International District 5260 in North Hills on Nov. 7 and the second at ITT Technical Institute in Sylmar on Nov. 17.
I have seen first hand the abuse of our health care system. Living in California, where we have a large population of illegal citizens, our hospitals are used as free first-care by an increasing number.
The local 725 Chapter of the California School Employees Association at College of the Canyons has endorsed Michael Berger for election to Seat No. 1 in the Nov. 3 Santa Clarita Community College District election.
It's truly sad that Steve Lunetta's column ("The stench coming from ACORN," The Signal, Oct. 12) is another example of a conservative making up things and passing them off as fact. He then decries the made up situation. His column is both factually incorrect and backed by information provided by an organization that provides "made as instructed" studies.
William S. Hart Union High School District
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VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Marleau scored on a backhand 6:20 into overtime, and the San Jose Sharks moved to the brink of the second round with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Tuesday night to take a 3-0 first-round series lead.
The Hart swim team wasn't wasting any time in moving on from last week's disappointing finishes against Valencia.