ROBERT, La. (AP) -- As BP labored for a second day Thursday to choke off the leak at the bottom of the Gulf of Mexico, dire new government estimates showed the disaster has easily eclipsed the Exxon Valdez as the biggest oil spill in U.S. history.
COVINGTON, La. (AP) -- An untested procedure to plug the blown-out oil well in the Gulf of Mexico seemed to be working, officials said Thursday, but new estimates showed the spill has already surpassed the Exxon Valdez as the worst in U.S. history.
A team of scientists trying to determine how much oil has been flowing since the offshore rig Deepwater Horizon exploded April 20 and sank two days later found the rate was more than twice and possibly up to five times as high as previously thought.
At Rituals Colour Salon in Valencia, the Aveda team knows environmental efforts should always be kept in fashion. In honor of Earth month, the salon held its second annual ECOuture Fashion Show "Green with Envy," to show "making a beautiful difference" through caring for the planet will always be in style.
Avoiding probate is one of the major reasons (and often the only reason) that my clients give for wanting to establish an estate plan.
For some 30 years, McBean Parkway has offered an inviting tree-lined welcome into our city, helping to ensure Santa Clarita's long-held "Tree City" status. But apparently not for much longer.
Sorry to break it to you Lois Eisenberg ("Good riddance to bad rubbish," May 14), but Rush Limbaugh is not moving to Costa Rica.
I just wanted everyone to know the Castaic Animal Shelter is open on Sundays; the recording is incorrect.
The mayor of Los Angeles and his liberal colleagues are calling for an economic boycott of Arizona, which will hurt the legal citizens of this sister state, as well as the half-million illegal immigrants among them.
I believe Bill King ("Misusing handicap placards," May 13) needs to think twice before questioning someone using a handicapped placard.
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.
The sense of teamwork is often lost in a sport as driven by individual performances as tennis, but Valencia seniors Tyler Gottshall and Ben Inchalik have shelved that idea by teaming up to gain the Vikings' second-ever appearance in the CIF-Southern Section Division II round of 16 doubles tournament.
The pair of Foothill League individual standouts will enter the round of 16 on Friday at Carpinteria High School.
Authorities on Wednesday were searching for an alleged Newhall gang member on parole who reportedly fled from detectives while carrying a loaded gun.
LOS ANGELES COUNTY -- Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich called the proposal to divest and boycott Arizona over the state's passage of SB 1070, making illegal federal immigration law a violation of state law Stupid.
Saugus Artist Wins Congressional Contest
Sacramento, Calif. - I Can Afford College issued a statement today in response to questions concerning state budget cuts and how they will affect financial aid opportunities for community college applicants.
Bullying is an increasing problem that affects the lives of students every day. This can happen anywhere from school to the online growing social media. When a person is bullied it affects their everyday life.
Cal Poly went big - 32 students strong - at the recent Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The world's largest gathering of women in technology, the conference challenged attendees to "Think Big, Drive Forward."
The Stevenson Ranch Neighborhood Watch group met Nov. 19 with members of the community and several law enforcement experts including Tim West, retired lieutenant for the Beverly Hills Police Department and resident of Stevenson Ranch.
On a recent morning my son Zachary was watching a news story about the struggles of a homeless family.
It's been two months now since we launched Our Community and the stories Santa Clarita Valley residents have shared with us have exceeded our expectations.
The Santa Clarita Rotary Club planned to "adopt" five families from Single Mothers Outreach this year, providing their children with holiday presents, but Santa apparently had other plans.
This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.
Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.
We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.
With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.
Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.