Carole Lutness set her hair on fire today in a letter about the BP oil spill ("Make them think twice," June 22) in which she accuses BP of "multiple criminal violations of the Clean Water Act ... anti-corruption law violations including criminal neglect, subterfuge, collusion, public lying ... negligent and reckless homicide of many people" among other things.
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When I see the heartbreaking images from this BP oil disaster - ruined beaches, dying wildlife and individuals who are out of work - it makes me realize that it's truly time for us to end our reliance on oil and move toward clean energy.
I love our new Golden Valley Road extension, and driving unimpeded to and fro in the Santa Clarita Valley.
For the past eight weeks or so, to the detriment of other news, prime-time programming has focused on the spill, the spin and the spats that erupted in the wake of the deadly Deepwater Horizon rig explosion.
The Santa Clarita Valley Youth Project celebrated its 10-year anniversary with a fundraiser and party at Six Flags Magic Mountain on May 20.
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.
You bet the sound and the fury drown out the issue.
I recently introduced legislation with Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., to honor Andrea Mead Lawrence, a two-time gold medal winner and dedicated public servant who spent her career working to protect our most valuable lands.
The world moves fast for many investors, and numerous daily responsibilities can often cause some to lose sight of the financial big picture while focusing on the tasks at hand. Nevertheless, having an established and comprehensive long-term financial plan is very important.
A new-look Valencia girls basketball team dealt Saugus a 46-41 loss in its own Saugus Sensation girls basketball tournament on Friday.
With summer in full swing, especially with the fairly mild "heat" we've been enjoying, you've probably moved many of your everyday activities outdoors.
Cameron Smyth hugged cows, petted pigs and buddied up with sheep Friday. One particularly friendly sheep named Stanley even tried to snack on the framed certificate the assemblyman was handing over.
Every Saturday from July 10 to Aug. 28, Central Park will be jam-packed with musicians, families, friends, food vendors and, of course, music lovers for the Santa Clarita tradition that is Concerts in the Park. The Concerts in the Park series is free and takes place at Central Park in Santa Clarita. The concerts are set to begin at 7 p.m.; although, it is wise to arrive early with your lawn chairs, blankets and picnics as the spaces do fill up fast.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A power outage caused by a vehicle accident has caused traffic problems outside Los Angeles International Airport, but the airport itself continues to operate.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's embattled President Viktor Yanukovych on Tuesday promised that some demonstrators arrested in the massive protests sweeping the capital will be released, part of a bid to defuse a political stand-off that is threatening his leadership.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - U.S. President Barack Obama exhorted the world Tuesday to embrace Nelson Mandela's universal message of peace and justice, electrifying tens of thousands of rain-lashed spectators and prompting a standing ovation by scores of heads of state in a South African stadium.
LONDON (AP) - American and British intelligence operations have been spying on gamers across the world, media outlets reported, saying that the world's most powerful espionage agencies sent undercover agents into virtual universes to monitor activity in online fantasy games such as "World of Warcraft."
There is no denying that Barack Obama has had a long and difficult row to hoe. On the night of his inauguration in 2009, 13 Republican House and Senate leaders, plus Newt Gingrich and spinmeister Frank Luntz, met secretly in Washington to coordinate tactics to destroy his presidency.
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.