WASHINGTON (AP) - Days after the Gulf Coast oil spill, the Obama administration pledged to keep its "boot on the throat" of BP to make sure the company did all it could to cap the gushing leak and clean up the spill.
But a month after the April 20 explosion, anger is growing about why BP PLC is still in charge of the response.
The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley will host a free electronic-waste collection event at Sierra Vista Junior High School today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Under a proposed rate increase, local residents could pay as much as 50 percent more for sewer-water treatment in four years than they are now.
More people are staying home and enjoying their yards these days, and with that, many are considering putting in a water garden or koi pond.
I am absolutely in awe that once again President Barack Obama has chosen a person such as Elena Kagan to become our new Supreme Court Justice.
Many of your readers may recall during the weekend of March 20 - while walking to Congress to vote, one member of Congress was called the "N-word," one had homophobic epitaphs yelled at him and one member was spat on.
Can someone tell me why the illegal immigrants coming in from Mexico who seem to love their country do not demonstrate for their rights and freedoms in their own country?
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Two years ago, Valencia's doubles team of Jack Zapala and Tyler Gottshall became the program's first ever All-CIF-Southern Section Division II honorees.
On Friday, Gottshall repeated the feat, teaming with Ben Inchalik to advance to the round of 16 at the CIF-SS Division II Individuals in Carpinteria.
The Santa Clarita Valley Photographers Association hosts its annual Spring Print Competition on Saturday, May 22 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bridgeport Lake Club.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday, May 21, beginning at 7 p.m. and ending at 3 a.m. Saturday, May 22.
Emergency preparedness is a universal necessity for families facing any kind of difficulty. Women who are alone during an emergency can help themselves in several ways.
SANTA CLARITA - On May 31, 2014, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will open a new 2,000 square foot Mega Passport Office at the Castaic Branch Post Office, located at the Santa Clarita Processing and Distribution Center, 28201 Franklin Parkway in Santa Clarita. This new unit will have additional staffing and expanded hours to make it easy and convenient to apply for a U.S. passport.
Common wisdom typically paints the home to be a more calming place than the office. That may not be the case.
Americans are confused about what insurers take into account when setting their auto insurance premiums, according to a new study.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) - A dog seen on security camera footage attacking a Central California boy until it is chased off by a cat has been euthanized.
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - When astronaut Scott Kelly embarks on a one-year space station stint next spring, his twin brother will be offering more than his usual moral support.
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) - In a broad defense of his foreign policy, President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that the U.S. remains the world's most indispensable nation, even after a "long season of war," but argued for restraint before embarking on more military adventures.
WASHINGTON (AP) - An outbreak of antibiotic-resistant salmonella linked to a California chicken company hasn't run its course after more than a year, with 50 new illnesses in the past two months and 574 people sickened since March 2013.
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IRWINDALE (AP) - The heat may finally be going out of a confrontation between a chili-sauce maker and a Los Angeles suburb.
NEW YORK (AP) - Maya Angelou was gratified, but not surprised by her extraordinary fortune.
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Rumbling down the runway at New York's JFK airport, American Airlines pilot Bill Elder points the nose of the Boeing 787 skyward and takes off for Denver.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Charting an end to America's longest war, President Barack Obama announced plans Tuesday for keeping nearly 10,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan after this year but then withdrawing virtually all by the close of 2016 and the conclusion of his presidency.
A small brush fire caused by a blazing big rig burned about a quarter acre of the brush along Highway 14 Tuesday evening before firefighters knocked it down, a fire station captain said.
The Valley Industry Association has elected Anna Frutos-Sanchez as its Chair for the Board of Directors in 2015.