County lawmakers want to spend more than $26 million to weed out fraud in a caretaker program meant to help the elderly and disabled live at home.
While many Santa Clarita Valley teachers saw their jobs saved by federal stimulus money, school classified employees - including clerks, instructional aides and custodians - have been hit hard by layoffs and pay cuts, officials said last week.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Invoking the memory of Edward M. Kennedy, Democrats united Saturday night to push historic health care legislation past a key Senate hurdle over the opposition of Republicans eager to inflict a punishing defeat on President Barack Obama. There was not a vote to spare.
The 60-39 vote cleared the way for a bruising, full-scale debate beginning after Thanksgiving on the legislation, which is designed to extend coverage to roughly 31 million who lack it, crack down on insurance company practices that deny or dilute benefits and curtail the growth of spending on medical care nationally.
A motorcycle deputy was injured in a collision Friday afternoon in Newhall that left his bike mangled.
Nine people have applied for one open seat on the Newhall School District board.
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The Festival of Trees held to benefit the SCV Boys & Girls Club features more than 40 decorated trees, wreaths, table-top trees, photos with Santa Claus, a children's craft corner, and a boutique.
Regarding "SCV youth interested in entrepreneurship," (Nov. 9):
Four adults were behind bars and 10 children were in protective custody Friday after sheriff's deputies raided a pair of Castaic houses and seized weapons and drugs, authorities said.
Those arrested included: Midalia Hernandez, 19, of Castaic, on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine; Manuel Arciniega, 35, of Castaic, on suspicion of possessing a fake social security card; Rafael Arciniega, 46, on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine for sale; and James Sterns, 49, of Frazier Park, on suspicion of possessing methamphetamine for sale, officials said.
A former Rio Norte Junior High School teaching assistant arrested twice in the last two months on suspicion of prostitution-related charges took a plea deal in New York earlier this week, officials said.
Texas swing group The Quebe Sisters Band returns to the Santa Clarita Valley to headline the 2010 Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival on the last weekend of April.
With a third state fiscal crisis looming, Santa Clarita Valley agencies are looking to other sources of funding to balance their books.
A team of volunteers from the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center has been making phone calls to local businesses and asking owners to become "Friends of the SCV Senior Center" in support of the center's family-friendly fundraiser, Touch-A-Truck, which will be held June 14, at Central Park.
For more than three decades, the Santa Clarita Valley's Sulphur Springs School District has grown, changed and adapted under the watchful eye of Superintendent Robert Nolet.
The big winner of this year's SCV Magic Cup soccer tournament was, according to the mothers of hungry competing kids, local restaurants in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Outgoing Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley CPO Jim Ventress reflects on his 29 years of service to the club at the organization's annual benefit auction Saturday night. The event's theme was "When in Rome" where many people attending dressed up in costumes of ancient Rome. Photo by Kristine Alfaro/For The Signal
The Newhall School District has filed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District's approval of a charter school from the Albert Einstein Academy for Letters, Arts and Sciences.
As the disco-era hit "YMCA" blared over speakers and Valley Valley View Community School's 5th- and 6th-grade cheerleaders performed on stage, parent Alma Tejeda lost track of her two children, who had quickly disappeared into the crowd of several hundred families enjoying the school's fourth annual Summer Bash party Saturday.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is seeking information on two cases of possible child annoyance that have occurred recent weeks.
Despite progress in some areas, Los Angeles County continues to fail to provide sufficient suicide-prevention practices to protect prisoners from self-harm, a new U.S. Justice Department report concludes.
Students at Academy of the Canyons celebrated their graduation Saturday morning with a ceremony at College of the Canyons in Valencia.
West Ranch High School graduates tossed their caps, cheered on classmates and fanned away tears during graduation ceremonies at College of the Canyons on Friday.
In an achievement that's been years in the making, 29 students at Santa Clarita Valley International Charter School became the first in the school's history to receive their diplomas Friday.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is seeking public assistance to identify two cases of possible child annoyance.
Detectives are investigating a bank robbery attempt Friday at the Valencia Promenade Plaza at one of Santa Clarita Valley's busiest intersections, according to bank and law enforcement sources.
To encourage residents of Castaic/West Ranch to enjoy the surf, sand, and surroundings at Santa Monica Beach, Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will once again sponsor the Summer Beach Bus.
The California Supreme Court has ruled the red-light camera evidence against a Southern California woman, who challenged a traffic ticket based on camera photos and video, was adequately authenticated and there is no need to adopt stricter evidence rules for red-light camera violations.