Leo Salazar, 7, and Andres Salazar, 11, sons of Jennifer Salazar, of Santa Clarita, placed second in the Children's category during the annual Renaissance Pleasure Faire Costume contest on May 16. Andres dressed as an archer, and Leo dressed as a king. They thanked Georgia Logan and Art Lucera at Santa Clarita Sewing Machine Co.
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.
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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.
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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."
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.