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 officer of BP PLC, but he insisted the oil giant has the necessary resources to stop the growing spill.
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.
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.
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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.
Dear Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger: Stand by.
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A half dozen key lawmakers were struggling Wednesday to quickly craft a compromise bill to help veterans facing long appointment waits at VA hospitals and make it easier to fire administrators who covered up the delays.
THE THEATER - May gave us some great flicks in the form of "X-Men: Days of Future Past," and "Maleficent," but June seems to be offering even more.
Following an "extensive investigation," a 27-year-old Canyon Country man was jailed Wednesday on $1.1 million bail after his arrest in connection with a Valentine's Day collision that killed another motorist.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The family of a pregnant American woman who went missing in Afghanistan in late 2012 with her Canadian husband received two videos last year in which the couple asked the U.S. government to help free them and their child from Taliban captors, The Associated Press has learned.
First, we must acknowledge that fighting or arguing exists in most marriages. The couples who don't have any arguments are likely in denial. Or one partner is simply far too submissive and that is not a happy situation for her or him. Let's be clear, there is nothing wrong with a healthy disagreement. However, there are some types of disagreeing that end up in verbal battles that can do serious damage if not dealt with correctly.
WASHINGTON (AP) - A huge new paperwork headache for the government could also be jeopardizing coverage for some of the millions of people who just got health insurance under President Barack Obama'slaw.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The language he once was punished for speaking in school became Chester Nez's primary weapon in World War II.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY - During the month of April, Los Angeles County D.I.S.A.R.M. officers conducted 1,011 searches and confiscated 28 weapons including 13 handguns, 1 assault rifle, 5 shotguns, and over $36 million in illegal drugs and drug money, announced Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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A look back at the crimes reported in the Newhall area last week.
Getting your child ready for college may seem a little bit overwhelming, at first. By taking one step at a time, the process can be more manageable and less stressful for both of you. Here are 11 tips to help you be successful.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Don't call it a comeback.
We all go through times when we feel worn down. As parents, spouses and family members, we're often left feeling like we have too many obligations and not enough of ourselves to go around. When you find yourself needing a pick-me-up, meditation is a great place to turn. However, many people shy away from the idea of meditation thinking that it only involves bendable yogis chanting "om" over and over. You can make meditation work in your life, after learning about what style of meditation will work for you.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari says he will focus on issues that affect middle-class Californians in his longshot campaign to unseat Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown, who is seeking an unprecedented fourth term in November.
A Santa Clarita Valley community meeting to discuss the proposed California high-speed rail system is scheduled for Thursday evening in Newhall.