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.
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.
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.
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.
Join the ARTree Community Arts Center for The Big Draw on Thursday, Oct. 7 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in Newhall.
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.
Cleaners working at a home that had been raided for marijuana plants were mistaken for burglars by a neighbor, authorities said Wednesday.
Route 66 Classic Grill will host a fundraiser to benefit a paraplegic teen tonight.
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.
Forget every preconceived notion about the Miss Santa Clarita Valley pageant or its winners.
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.
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.
The story's been told before.
The ball floats high in the air.
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.
Autism spectrum disorder is surely prevalent in the United States. In fact, about one in 68 kids have autism in the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
Debt comes in many shapes and sizes. Some types are more easily justified than others. Some are planned and others are a result of giving in to an impulse. One thing is for sure, though. Debt is the enemy. Of course, it wasn't always that way. In the beginning, debt acts like it's a friend, allowing you to buy that extra outfit or a television with just a swipe of a card, or that much-needed SUV down at the car dealership; or a solid education. It isn't difficult to get into debt, but once you want out ...
The days of losing your hotel room key and waiting in a long line to check-out and pay your bill might be over. Hilton Worldwide announced yesterday that they'll be revolutionizing the way its hotel system works in the near future, making your stay much more compatable with your smartphone.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. unemployment rate has plunged since the start of last year to a five-year low of 6.1 percent. And the July jobs report being released Friday will likely show a sixth straight month of healthy 200,000-plus gains.
#SCV Sheriff's "National Night Out" Against Crime 2014. COME JOIN US.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the problem-plagued Veterans Affairs Department and a looming shortfall in highway money. House Republicans sought to win over reluctant, tea party conservatives on a border security bill.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling. Soaked and stained carpets. An athletic track coated in mud.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) - The deadliest recorded Ebola outbreak surpassed 700 deaths across West Africa on Thursday as the World Health Organization announced dozens of new deaths reported in the last several days.
ROZSYPNE, Ukraine (AP) - As fighting raged in eastern Ukraine, an international team of investigators on Thursday reached the crash site of the Malaysia Airline Flight 17 and got a first look at where it was brought down by a missile two weeks ago.
I don't usually write consecutive columns about the same topic, but this situation seems to be careening out of control and our government seems impotent to stop it.
Editor's note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water sources.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern Africa.
BALTIMORE (AP) - There isn't much of a disparity between how Garrett Richards has pitched recently compared to when he won seven straight starts.
A public hearing is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday night at the Castaic Sports Complex to discuss the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion that would double the daily disposal tonnage at the site from 6,000 to 12,000 tons and expand the landfill itself by some 143 acres.
Since its program started just over two years ago, Eternal Valley Memorial Park & Mortuary, with the support of Newhall and surrounding communities, has collected more than 500 cell phones and accessories that provided more than 31,000 minutes of call time to U.S. service men and women.