BARATARIA BAY, La. (AP) -- The BP executive in charge of fighting the Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Monday his company knows people are frustrated by its failure to plug the well that has been gushing for more than a month and is now spreading damage through Louisiana's wetlands. "Everyone is very, very frustrated about why we haven't been able to bring this well to stop flowing so far," said Doug Suttles, chief operating ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The annual lead-into-summer "Click It or Ticket" seat belt enforcement campaign runs today through June 6, with law enforcement across the state offering zero tolerance from extra patrols looking for those not properly buckled in.
PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has ended operations after repeated attempts to contact the spacecraft were unsuccessful.
For Southern California jazz fans, there's no better way to break through Los Angeles' annual June gloom than "Playboy Jazz in Warner Park," which returns to the Lou Bredlow Pavilion in Warner Center Park (5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park 91367) on Sunday, June 6 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Mike Brown won everything in five years coaching the Cleveland Cavaliers. Everything, that is, except an NBA title.
The June 8 primary election is fast approaching, and the ballot includes several statewide initiatives. Here is our take on the five propositions. Proposition 13
J.R.'s Comedy Club has long supported countless charitable organizations with tickets and fundraisers, but on Monday, May 24, the club will host its most ambitious event to date with the first J.R.'s Comedy Club Celebrity Golf Classic at Robinson Ranch in Sand Canyon.
Senior Lunch Menu Available Monday through Friday at the SCV Senior Center in Newhall. Also available when you call one day ahead at Bouquet Canyon Seniors, Monday through Friday, (661) 513-9479, and available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Masonic Lodge in Friendly Valley (661) 299-4595. Monday - Sweet and sour chicken Tuesday - Chili egg puff Wednesday - Salisbury Steak Thursday - Creole chicken Friday - Crabby cakes or knockwurst Note: Menu is subject ...
Maritza de la Cruz, a speech and language pathologist for the Saugus Union School District, was named the district's teacher of the year for 2010-2011.
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.
Blair is enjoying a conversation while his large border collie mix, Gypsy, makes her rounds among the residents at Sunrise Senior Living's Reminiscence Neighborhood in Valencia. Opened on April 1 to serve seniors with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, the 23-room facility, located within the Sunrise at Sterling Canyon campus, has attracted 16 residents to date and provides around-the-clock care.
"Boy, you sure stirred up a hornet's nest with your last column," Uncle Earl told me.
Please, please, every one, read your official voter information guide before voting. You will see we do not need any of these propositions passed. All they do is help the rich and take away from the poor and/or middle class. All it takes is about 30 minutes of your time. You can do that during commercials on TV.
Dear Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger: Stand by. Because of your inactivity at the local, state and national level, pointing fingers and even joking about a very serious issue - illegal immigration - not only is there racial tension when it's not a racial issue, but now cities and states are turning against each other. Wise up now and act in the best interests of the American people, or I'm ...
I just finished reading an article about the governor of Texas and how much public money he seems to be spending on a multi-million dollar spread.
SPECIAL CLOSURE NOTES
LYONS, Colo. (AP) - Heavy rains and scarring from recent wildfires sent walls of water crashing down mountainsides early Thursday in Colorado, cutting off mountain towns, forcing the University of Colorado to cancel classes, and leaving at least three people dead.
NEW YORK (AP) - Christina Aguilera says that although she went to Rwanda to help others, she ended up helping herself.
LONDON (AP) - There will be no more perilous military helicopter missions for Prince William in the rugged mountainous terrain of northern Wales.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California will continue to outpace the nation in job growth over the next few years, narrowing an unemployment rate gap in a slow but uneven economic recovery that will leave unskilled workers behind, according to the UCLA Anderson Forecast released Thursday.
GENEVA (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his team open two days of meetings with their Russian counterparts on Thursday, hoping to emerge with the outlines of a plan for the complex task of safely securing and destroying vast stockpiles of Syrian chemical weapons in the midst of a brutal and unpredictable conflict.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Having health insurance used to hinge on where you worked and what your medical history said. Soon that won't matter, with open-access markets for subsidized coverage coming Oct. 1 under President Barack Obama's overhaul.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Wind energy facilities have killed at least 67 golden and bald eagles in the last five years, but the figure could be much higher, according to a new scientific study by government biologists.
SANTA CLARITA - Teachers, PTA leaders and others affiliated with Santa Clarita Valley's elementary schools are invited to send their school Patriot Day event pictures to The Signal to be considered for publication on the SCV Schools page.
There is a danger in being as glib as Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of several national debating awards in college.
I cannot believe that some people actually think that same-sex marriages ought not to exist. That is just plain brutal.
I became upset when I got word.
The student government at UCLA recently resolved to ban the term "illegal immigrant" because they consider it "racially derogatory language" which has led to "racial profiling practices, punitive policies targeting socially marginalized groups, hate crimes and violence."
In his letter to the editor in the Aug. 29 edition of The Signal, Brian Springer credits "The Butler" movie as truthful. It is not.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.