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?
Thank you so much for your coverage of the Follett family.
The Valley Industry Association's monthly business lunch is scheduled for Dec. 21.
IMPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine Corps official says the military is working on a plan to help three displaced families whose homes were damaged when one of its jets slammed into a neighborhood in the small Southern California desert city of Imperial.
A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
WARREN, Mich. (AP) - General Motors says a pattern of incompetence and neglect, not a larger conspiracy or cover-up, is to blame for a long-delayed recall of defective ignition switches.
MONCTON, New Brunswick (AP) - A man suspected of killing three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers was spotted three times Thursday but has so far eluded a massive manhunt in the normally tranquil east coast city of Moncton, police said.
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) - A dragon fish with intricate, maze-like markings on every scale, a frog with rough, chocolate-colored skin and a ginger plant are among more than two dozen flora and fauna species found in Myanmar since it emerged from a half-century of military rule and isolation.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) - Boko Haram militants dressed as soldiers slaughtered at least 200 civilians in three villages in northeastern Nigeria and the military failed to intervene even though it was warned that an attack was imminent, witnesses said on Thursday.
BRUSSELS (AP) - President Barack Obama said Thursday he "absolutely makes no apologies" for seeking the release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in a prisoner swap with the Taliban, vigorously defending an exchange that has caused a furor in the United States and has dogged the president on his European trip this week.
NEW YORK (AP) - Fire tore through three townhouses on Staten Island early Thursday, injuring 34 people including two young children who were tossed out of a smoke-filled second-floor window into the arms of neighbors below, authorities and witnesses said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - John Danks and three relievers combined on a three-hitter, Leury Garcia hit his first major league home run and the Chicago White Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Wednesday in the rubber game of a three-game series.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Three 14-year-old girls were hospitalized Wednesday after a car crashed into them at a North Hollywood crosswalk.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man who played a dancing hamster in Kia car commercials and was a backup dancer for Madonna has been charged with California disability fraud.
MPERIAL, Calif. (AP) - A Marine jet crashed into a residential area in a Southern California desert community Wednesday, exploding and setting two homes on fire. The pilot ejected safely, and there was no immediate word of any injuries on the ground.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Justin Williams scored 4:36 into overtime after a turnover by Dan Girardi, and the Los Angeles Kings beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Stanley Cup finals opener.
Veterans and their families are invited to apply for affordable housing in a new neighborhood to be located in Santa Clarita.
Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach police chief and former second in command of the Los Angeles Police Department, came very near to winning outright the Los Angeles County sheriff's post in Tuesday's election.