Job layoffs, bankrupted businesses and countless residential foreclosures are having a negative effect on the teenage population, who will begin their adult lives in a world unlike the one in which they were raised.
When toys are collected for underprivileged kids, those 12 years and older are often left out, though their needs are just as great as their younger siblings.'
The U.S. Postal Service sent holiday cheer to more than 2,500 foster kids through its annual holiday toy drive.
California Democrats integral to the historic 2008 campaign victories are invited to help select delegates for the California Democratic Party Convention held April 24-26 in Sacramento.
Kyle Davis comes back to defeat an opponent during a charity tournament Saturday at the Route 66 Classic Grill in Canyon Country.
Friday night was Kids' Night Out at the community room at Santa Clarita Park.
In support of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the College of the Canyons Social Science and Business Division will host a free "Domestic Violence Awareness Concert" on Oct. 23 to benefit the Santa Clarita Valley's Domestic Violence Center.
A specialist in veterans' affairs will speak tonight at City Hall about resources available to local residents who return from military service overseas.
UPDATE 11 a.m. Thursday:
Committee or commission?
College to host environmental science fair
The long-awaited Castaic high school will be built near the Sterling Gateway industrial complex, Castaic Area Town Council members heard Wednesday night.
Tuesdays and Thursdays are something to cheer about for the young girls at the Newhall Boys & Girls Club.
Newhall's Trinity Classical Academy recently received accreditation from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges for its kindergarten-through-eighth-grade program.
The smoke might not be clear over Southern California by the time the Los Angeles County Fire Department hosts it next fire expo.
Of the eight people arrested during 10 days of signature-gathering at local stores only one has been prosecuted, found guilty and sentenced to three days in jail, according to a spokesman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.
Santa Clarita Valley residents will receive mailed notices within the next few weeks about proposed rate hikes in their sewage fees following a vote by the local Sanitation District board Wednesday night.
Investigators with the county coroner's office have closed their case on 8-year-old Cole Hartman - the Santa Clarita Valley youngster found face-down and submerged in a water-filled washing machine last summer - without declaring the autistic boy's death an accident, suicide or homicide.
Directors for the Santa Clarita Valley Child & Family Center have accepted the retirement of the center's CEO, Darrell Paulk, effective Sept. 1.
A man arrested on Interstate 5 Wednesday on suspicion of transporting drugs kicked out the rear window of the cruiser he was placed in and ran across the entire freeway to escape sheriff's deputies, officials said.
NOTE: The Signal news story about the theft can be seen at http://www.signalscv.com/section/36/article/119064/
An Azusa man initially charged with seven offenses has been sentenced to 38 months in state prison after pleading no contest to just two of the charges - evading an officer and driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
For water company customers who respond "How much is that?" when told to reduce consumption by 20 percent, Valencia Water Company says it has the exact answer.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An analysis finds the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has slipped far behind its schedule to replace aging power poles.
Los Angeles County Deputies Participate In a Journey of Honor:
City officials painted a rosy picture of Santa Clarita's projected budget for the next fiscal year during a meeting Tuesday night, calling it balanced and conservative while also containing funding for a variety of needed projects around the city.
Standing inside a bathroom stall, 7-year-old Setareh Khatibi bathes herself in a bucket of tap water. She's used to the cold water on her skin and doesn't even grimace.
While legislative options to resolve the longstanding Cemex mine issue remain ongoing, two Santa Clarita Valley representatives are urging local Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Santa Clarita, to try a different tactic to halt the mine.
Reports of a student in possession of a gun near Sierra Vista Junior High School Tuesday prompted swift response by local sheriff's deputies, but no weapon was found, school and law enforcement sources said.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined this week to hear an appeal by Los Angeles County contesting a ruling that held it liable for storm water pollution.