ON BARATARIA BAY, La. (AP) -- The wildlife apocalypse along the Gulf Coast that everyone has feared for weeks is fast becoming a terrible reality.
Pelicans struggle to free themselves from oil, thick as tar, that gathers in hip-deep pools, while others stretch out useless wings, feathers dripping with crude. Dead birds and dolphins wash ashore, coated in the sludge. Seashells that once glinted pearly white under the hot June sun are stained crimson.
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GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - Dogged for being too calm in crisis, President Barack Obama unleashed frustration for all to see Friday, warning BP it had better do right by the people whose lives it has wrecked.
Memorial services for U.S. Marine Corps Pfc. Jake William Suter are scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. today.
Margot Webb ("Kagan was an excellent choice," May 22) is in awe of Solicitor General Elena Kagan's record.
I just wanted to give my opinion on the Arizona boycott.
Hey tea partiers, sorry for the bad news.
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.
Alex Brown made her way down her staircase in a flowing ivory-color dress. Her hair was curled, her nails were polished and uncommonly; her face was powdered with makeup.
Friendly Valley service
Jeff Jackson became the second-ever individual National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics champion in The Master's College history on Saturday, when he won the men's marathon at the NAIA Outdoor Track and Field championships in Marion, Ind.
Paul Brotzman, Santa Clarita's director of community development, titled his May 20 column "Preserving our community's character is priority one."
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."
The beautiful flower heads of hydrangeas announce the summer season just like strawberries and lemonade. Every year there are tempting new varieties of this well-loved plant to welcome to our gardens, and for many gardeners it's hard to resist planting just one more. You can plant bigleaf hydrangeas (H. macrophylla) in different parts of the garden and enjoy pink flowers on some of the plants and blue on others.
Convenient location and quality designs continue to draw buyers to Fair Oaks Ranch in Santa Clarita, where award-winning Pardee Homes invites shoppers to see its "LivingSmart Homes" neighborhood.
It is going to be yearlong thrills for all ages at Six Flags Magic Mountain and Hurricane Harbor in 2014.
Santa Clarita wasn't even a city when Brent's Carpet One Floor & Home opened 35 years ago in 1979.
PASADENA – The Board of Directors of Community Bank announced that David R. Misch has been appointed as the Bank's Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Community Bank is an independent business bank with 17 business centers located throughout Los Angeles, San Bernardino, Riverside, Ventura and Orange counties.
Begun by their father, Heros Kajberouni in 1988, H.E.R.O.S. Inc. - Helicopter Engine Repair & Overhaul Services Inc. – has so outgrown its space in Glendale that the company is moving to Santa Clarita.
The Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation fills many roles including serving as an information resource as to what's happening in the local economy, and by providing businesses and commercial real estate brokers with an analysis as to whether relocating to the SCV is the right decision for a company.
The Economic Development Division at College of the Canyons understands basic supply and demand.
Practicing a servant leadership business model, American Family Funding built its business by putting Santa Clarita Valley residents' needs first when helping them as a full-service mortgage brokerage firm.
On behalf of Eric Smith, spa owner, and all of the spa staff, we would like to express our gratitude to the Santa Clarita Valley for all of the love and support we have received during our two years of business. Thank you for allowing us to take care of your well being here at The Ivy Day Spa. We owe our success to our patrons and look forward to continuing to serve and grow our list of happy customers for many more years to come.
At Helm Vision Group on Tourney Road, staff focuses on education, innovation and personal care.
Dale and Joan Sheets have been married for 46 years. Together, they have built and maintained a local music business in Valencia for 45 years.
Whether they're new to the community, longtime residents or slowly establishing local roots, three Facey Medical Group doctors share why they are proud to live and work in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Always his passion to work with people in a healthcare related field, Moazzem H. Chowdhury decided when he was young that working as a pharmacist would give him the most direct ties to the community he wanted to serve.
With 22 years in practice, Dr. Linda Chenaur is creating a new standard for helping people in the community solve their back pain problems.
One patient was wheeled down the hallway, stable after an open-heart surgery.