ROBERT, La. (AP) -- As BP labored for a second day Thursday to choke off the leak at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, dire new government estimates showed the disaster has easily eclipsed the Exxon Valdez as the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.
COVINGTON, La. (AP) -- An untested procedure to plug the blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico seemed to be working, officials said Thursday, but new estimates showed the spill has already surpassed the Exxon Valdez as the worst in U.S. history.
A team of scientists trying to determine how much oil has been flowing since the offshore rig Deepwater Horizon exploded April 20 and sank two days later found the rate was more than twice and possibly up to five times as high as previously thought.
At Rituals Colour Salon in Valencia, the Aveda team knows environmental efforts should always be kept in fashion. In honor of Earth month, the salon held its second annual ECOuture Fashion Show "Green with Envy," to show "making a beautiful difference" through caring for the planet will always be in style.
Avoiding probate is one of the major reasons (and often the only reason) that my clients give for wanting to establish an estate plan.
For some 30 years, McBean Parkway has offered an inviting tree-lined welcome into our city, helping to ensure Santa Clarita's long-held "Tree City" status. But apparently not for much longer.
Sorry to break it to you Lois Eisenberg ("Good riddance to bad rubbish," May 14), but Rush Limbaugh is not moving to Costa Rica.
I just wanted everyone to know the Castaic Animal Shelter is open on Sundays; the recording is incorrect.
The mayor of Los Angeles and his liberal colleagues are calling for an economic boycott of Arizona, which will hurt the legal citizens of this sister state, as well as the half-million illegal immigrants among them.
I believe Bill King ("Misusing handicap placards," May 13) needs to think twice before questioning someone using a handicapped placard.
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.
The sense of teamwork is often lost in a sport as driven by individual performances as tennis, but Valencia seniors Tyler Gottshall and Ben Inchalik have shelved that idea by teaming up to gain the Vikings' second-ever appearance in the CIF-Southern Section Division II round of 16 doubles tournament.
The pair of Foothill League individual standouts will enter the round of 16 on Friday at Carpinteria High School.
Authorities on Wednesday were searching for an alleged Newhall gang member on parole who reportedly fled from detectives while carrying a loaded gun.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich called the proposal to divest and boycott Arizona over the state's passage of SB 1070, making illegal federal immigration law a violation of state law Stupid.
Saugus Artist Wins Congressional Contest
Sacramento, Calif. - I Can Afford College issued a statement today in response to questions concerning state budget cuts and how they will affect financial aid opportunities for community college applicants.
As I sit at my desk wondering what to write and what category I fall into, I can't help to think of what it really means to be a dad.
My father was my hero and I am so very proud to tell everyone that.
Have you have ever had an extraordinary moment of any kind that really struck you because of the coincidence or surprise that it presented, or perhaps an unusually realistic dream you experienced, or even an instinct – that little voice in your head – that you listened to and it paid off?
I was 17 and living 120 miles west of London when the Invasion of Europe began.
Valencia High School Choir has been accepted to perform in Europe.
A little bitty tear rolled down her very pretty cheek
Now that the 2014 season is officially over at both the high school and college levels, let's take a look at the highlights and a predictions for the 2015 season.
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 Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station is seeking information on two cases of possible child annoyance that have occurred recent weeks.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators searched Saturday for two men who fatally shot a mother of three outside her home as she returned home with her husband from his birthday celebration.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - If the Los Angeles Kings ever looked down from the tightrope they're walking in the NHL playoffs, they would surely fall.
BAGHDAD (AP) - A series of car bombs exploded across Iraq's capital Saturday night, killing at least 52 people in a day of violence that saw militants storm a university in the country's restive Anbar province and take dozens hostage, authorities said.
MILWAUKEE (AP) - Dozens of gay couples married Saturday at courthouses in Milwaukee and Madison, taking advantage of what most believed would be a small window in which to get hitched before a judge's decision overturning the state's same-sex marriage ban was put on hold.
NEW YORK (AP) - Tonalist sprinted across the finish line first Saturday at the Belmont Stakes, spoiling California Chrome's bid to win the first Triple Crown in 36 years.
TEMPLETON, Calif. (AP) - A spokesman for the San Luis Obisbo County sheriff's office says two people have died in a plane crash at a private airstrip in the town of Templeton.