GRAND ISLE, La. (AP) - The financial toll of the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico escalated Wednesday as BP's stock plummeted to a 14-year low and fishermen, businesses and property owners who have filed damage claims with the company angrily complained of delays, excessive paperwork and skimpy payments that have put them on the verge of going under.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two media outlets are reporting the NCAA has decided to ban USC's football team from the postseason for two years and strip the program of scholarships.
Washington, D.C.- Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Calif.), the senior Republican on the U.S. House Armed Services Committee released the following statement today after the United Nations Security Council approved sanctions against Iran:
Starting in 2010, more people should be eligible to convert a traditional IRA to a Roth IRA - and take advantage of potential tax benefits. A provision of the Tax Increase Prevention and Reconciliation Act (TIPRA) of 2005 will accompish several things.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blaming political parties for California's dysfunction, voters dumped the state's partisan primary but got no guarantee it would change government.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California GOP voters on Tuesday sent politically inexperienced billionaire businesswoman Meg Whitman to challenge Attorney General Jerry Brown, the aging heir to a Democratic dynasty, in what's shaping up to be an expensive race for governor.
COSTA MESA, Calif., June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sublime with Rome will perform at the Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre as part of the 2010 Orange County Fair and will feature special guests The Dirty Heads.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - BP plans to bring in an oil-burning device and a tanker from the North Sea as it tries to contain the crude spewing into the Gulf of Mexico, a disaster creating headaches for people who make money off the sea and those processing their claims of financial loss.
IRENE, South Africa (AP) - American soccer players have been on magazine covers and the nightly news shows in ever increasing numbers. The World Cup is receiving unprecedented promotion in the United States.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - California voters fed up with politics as usual scrapped their partisan primary system Tuesday in favor of an open one in which voters can cast ballots for any candidate.
Editor's note: Today, June 9, 2010, would have been Les Paul's 95th birthday.
VENICE, La. (AP) - Professor Peter Lutz is listed in BP's 2009 response plan for a Gulf of Mexico oil spill as a national wildlife expert. He died in 2005.
The Rim of the Valley, including portions of the mountains surrounding Santa Clarita Valley, could soon receive federal assistance and protection.
On Saturday, May 1, at 4:30 a.m., seven very sleepy, yet dedicated dental-assisting students in the William S. Hart Union School District's Regional Occupational Program met with me to travel to the Los Angeles Sports Arena to volunteer our time at the Remote Access Medical (RAM) Free Clinic.
NEW YORK (AP) - Will broadband providers start charging Internet services such as Netflix to deliver the massive amounts of data that streaming video and other content require?
WASHINGTON (AP) - Rounding out his Cabinet, President Barack Obama intends to nominate Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of a Latino-owned community bank in Los Angeles and a former California cabinet secretary, to be head of the Small Business Administration.
NEW DELHI (AP) - A 51-year-old Danish tourist was gang-raped near a popular shopping area in New Delhi after she got lost and approached a group of men for directions back to her hotel, police said Wednesday.
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Behind the facade of pristine ski slopes, craft beer, quaint village greens and one of the lowest unemployment rates in the country, Vermont is grappling with painkiller and heroin abuse, a challenge leaders say is fueling crime and wrecking lives and families disproportionately in this tiny state.
ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) - Students escaping chilly winter temperatures in southeastern New Mexico were congregated in the Berrendo Middle School gym, waiting for classes to start when they heard a loud pop.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world - but not in the United States - that allows the U.S. to conduct surveillance on those machines, The New York Times reported Tuesday.
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Federal rules that went into effect Friday, Jan. 10, provide homeowners and consumers shopping for a home mortgage new rights and greater protection from harmful lending practices, while also probably slowing the pace of home price increases and forging a stronger, more stable housing market.
Santa Clarita Realtors installed incoming president Nancy Starczyk as President of the Southland Regional Association of Realtors, SCV Division, on Friday night.
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.