LOS ANGELES COUNTY - In his comprehensive integrated services reform package for Los Angeles County's child welfare system, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich establishes "Youth Self-Sufficiency" as a countywide goal to improve outcomes in the areas of permanency/housing, social and emotional health, education and workforce preparedness.
Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital will host a free community health fair from 7:30-10 a.m. Friday at the Santa Clarita Community Center.
Fair Oaks Ranch Community School received a $5,000 grant from the Weyerhaeuser Company Foundation on Wednesday, which will pay for new technology for students in the classroom. Fair Oaks Ranch Community School in Canyon Country opened in 2002 with some computers and other technology. However, funding limitations have not allowed the school to keep up with technological advancements.
Saugus Union School District board members Tuesday night elected Doug Bryce as their 2011 board president. Bryce replaces Paul de la Cerda, who remains on the board. Board member Rose Koscielny was selected as the board clerk.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Frank Ferry remains in critical but stable condition at Providence Holy Cross Medical Center, where he was hospitalized Friday.
Local high school cheer, dance, band and color guard students will perform from 5-9 p.m. tonight at Chick-fil-A as part of a benefit to raise money for substitute teacher Steve Gail's battle with a rare form of cancer.
Due to an editor's error, a front-page story in Tuesday's Signal on a city and county agreement misrepresented the amount of money the city of Santa Clarita will contribute to the Los Angeles County Public Library system for a Canyon Country Jo Anne Darcy Library renovation effort.
McGrath Elementary School is one of 33 California schools nominated Wednesday for the federal Department of Education's Blue Ribbon recognition.
Many of us were disheartened when the last state legislative session failed to approve a plastic-bag ban that even the grocers supported.
The not-so-rich - sometimes called the middle-class, the lower-middle class and the lower-lower-middle class - are between a rock and a hard place.
You know how you wonder about stuff? Like the years we have floods and washed out roads, and just a few months later, we are being warned about a huge water shortage or why those new eco-friendly light bulbs that cost a fortune can't be tossed in the trash because they are dangerous to the environment?
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The Valley Industry Association's monthly business lunch is scheduled for Dec. 21.
FRESNO (AP) - House Speaker John Boehner is scheduled to visit the Central Valley of California on Wednesday, joining three Republican colleagues to propose emergency legislation aimed at drought relief, a congressional aide said Tuesday.
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Members said farewell to an outgoing chairman, and hello to the 2014 chairman of the board of directors at the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce's 90th annual installation ceremonies Friday night.
When you think of California do words like innovative, leading-edge and trendy come to mind? A place where new ideas first take root before they become woven into the very fabric of the national culture and industrial base before becoming recognized around the world as being uniquely "American". If so, you may be surprised to learn that in one area, the critical business process of selecting and hiring new employees, California is lagging behind the rest of the country.
Energizer Bunnies keep going and going and going – and for a time, it looked like Buck McKeon would be equally perpetual in motion to those furry little drumbeaters. The man is after all, 75, and still beating war drums while running circles around most of us. Yet now it seems that both Buck the man, and his underlying message of perpetual militarism may be running down, with time well deserved for some R and R away from the military industrial complex.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - It's been so much fun winning their past seven games, the Columbus Blue Jackets don't want to quit now.
The Hart Indians boys basketball team is tough to beat.
Works of beloved comedian Charley Chase and Betty Compson lead the way with these older films and TV movies now on DVD for the first time. (Available online at warnerarchive.com)
SALT LAKE CITY - When son Lucas Irwin couldn't come home during summer break from college, Susan and Jeff Irwin were disappointed but understanding. But they didn't know it was all part of Irwin's plan to give them an unforgettable Christmas present revealing his 130-pound weight loss.
Recent graduates may not be ready for the workforce for a reason increasingly common in the 21st century: soft skills, or the lack thereof. According to USA Today, businesses say potential employees "lack the proper business skills and other professional abilities that will help make them good employees."
A Saugus woman has turned herself in concerning a hit and run that happened more than a year and a half ago.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three men have been charged in federal court with illegally setting a campfire that erupted into a wildfire and burned five homes in the Southern California mountains.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie sought to turn back the clock as he was sworn into a second term Tuesday, saying voters gave him a mandate in November to "stay the course" and put aside partisan differences, even as Democrats ramped up an investigation into whether his administration abused its power.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Officials with California's health insurance exchange Tuesday said about 625,000 people have signed up for an individual or family policy under the federal health care reforms, but enrollments for Latinos and younger people continue to lag expectations.
More than 72,000 users on Instagram follow one of the latest Internet trends, full of participants who, for the most part, have been able to remain anonymous. "Tips for Jesus" is a campaign that gives generous amounts of money to waiters and waitresses across the country, and on Tuesday night it struck again in San Fransisco.