<p>LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- The Board of Supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich to send a five-signature letter to the U.S. Housing and Urban Development Department to include mental illness and substance abuse in its McKinney Vento housing resources funding formula when allocating monies targeting homelessness.
<p>OCEANSIDE, Calif. -- Home energy efficiency is valued by the vast majority of American homeowners, with 89 percent of national survey respondents indicating that making their home more energy efficient is important to them personally.
<p>Author-illustrator Braddon Mendelson will read his recently published children's book, "Have You Seen the Tickle Bug?" to kindergarten classes throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
<p>The Department of Water Resources (DWR), in partnership with Castaic Lake Water Agency, the City of Santa Clarita, C.A.S.T. for Kids Foundation and others will sponsor a "Catch a Special Thrill" for Kids event on Saturday, Oct. 2, at Castaic Lake.
<p>Join the ARTree Community Arts Center for The Big Draw on Thursday, Oct. 7 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Newhall.
<p>The city of Santa Clarita is gearing up for its annual Oaktober celebration. The month-long event is held during the month of October to promote the preservation of and increase resident awareness about Santa Clarita's native oak tree population.
<p> Cleaners working at a home that had been raided for marijuana plants were mistaken for burglars by a neighbor, authorities said Wednesday.
<p> Route 66 Classic Grill will host a fundraiser to benefit a paraplegic teen tonight.
<p>Court officials screened hundreds of potential jurors Wednesday who will rule in the Michael Dean Stephens murder trial. Stephens is accused of murdering Joshua Pipho in a Stevenson Ranch apartment complex parking lot in 2007.
<p>Forget every preconceived notion about the Miss Santa Clarita Valley pageant or its winners.
<p>Soon Santa Clarita residents, along with the rest of California, will have the opportunity to say no to Big Oil and yes to clean energy and clean air, by exercising their right to vote in the November election.
<p>I stood before the Santa Clarita City Council on Aug. 24 and asked the members to postpone their vote on the removal of the city's libraries from the Los Angeles County system. I stood before them knowing my plea for common sense and patience would fall on deaf ears to councilmembers Laurie Ender and Frank Ferry.
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<p>The ball floats high in the air.
<p><em>Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.</em>
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<p>With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
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