Homeless task force discusses 2020 point-in-time count
Los Angeles Homeless Services Associate Director of Homeless Services Victor Hinderliter, left, and Jennifer Del Toro of the City of Santa Clarita look at a map of Santa Clarita as they prepare for the 2017 Point-In-Time Homeless Count at The Center at the City of Santa Clarita's Activities Center in Santa Clarita on Tuesday evening. Dan Watson/The Signal

Homeless task force discusses 2020 point-in-time count

The Santa Clarita task force on homelessness took its first steps Wednesday toward generating an action plan that could improve how the city tallies its homeless population, ahead of the…

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County adopts Barger initiative for city homelessness funding
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County adopts Barger initiative for city homelessness funding

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors approved an initiative by supervisors Kathryn Barger and Hilda Solis to create a framework that allows cities, including Santa Clarita, opportunities to address unique…

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Barger forgoes BOS meeting for large-county conference
Kathryn Barger, Los Angeles County 5th District supervisor, and Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean discuss Metro transit and other topics at the City Council special meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

Barger forgoes BOS meeting for large-county conference

L.A. County Supervisor Kathryn Barger missed Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting to attend a National Association of Counties, or NACo, conference in Miami, Florida, to discuss topics like homelessness and…

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County approves Barger motion to fast-track funds to fight homelessness
Kathryn Barger, Los Angeles County 5th District supervisor, and Santa Clarita Mayor Marsha McLean discuss Metro transit and other topics at the City Council special meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019. Gilbert Bernal/The Signal

County approves Barger motion to fast-track funds to fight homelessness

Santa Clarita can continue pursuing its individualized plan in addressing homelessness with its share of $6 million in Measure H funds after county supervisors approved a motion by Supervisor Kathryn…

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Supervisors approve plan to link homeless people to jobs
A homeless encampment that was erected inside private property in the hills behind the 23600 block of Diamond Place. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Supervisors approve plan to link homeless people to jobs

County supervisors have approved a plan to put more jobs and money within reach of the homeless. The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week in favor…

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City Council approves more than $260,000 in contracts, grants to address homelessness
City of Santa Clarita City Hall. Cory Rubin/The Signal

City Council approves more than $260,000 in contracts, grants to address homelessness

The Santa Clarita City Council took a step forward Tuesday on the topic of homelessness after awarding contracts and grants totaling more than $260,000 to address the local issue. Council…

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Supervisors seek to streamline delivery of homeless services
FILE PHOTO. A homeless camp photographed in April 2018 inside private property in the hills behind the 26300 block of Diamond Place. Cory Rubin/The Signal

Supervisors seek to streamline delivery of homeless services

County supervisors have ordered staffers to streamline the process of homelessness relief funds getting to the homeless. On Tuesday, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors directed county staff to…

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