NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A bolt of lightning struck the ship capturing oil from a blown-out BP well in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, igniting a fire that halted containment efforts in another setback for the embattled company in its nearly two-month struggle to stop the spill, the company said.
First place I don't know what I'm going to do this summer, but I know what I want to do. Since I haven't gone to Hawaii yet, it'd be cool to go there with my cousins. They're really fun to just hang out with. This place I will probably go because I have season passes. Six Flags Magic Mountain is my all-time favorite amusement park. When I go to Disneyland, it's fun, but the rides ...
High school graduations recently took place in the Santa Clarita Valley, and it's a time for celebration among our youth.
I'm hopeful that maybe somewhere, someday soon here in California, a legislator, a representative or a judge will show the same intestinal fortitude as Gov. Jan Brewer, of Arizona.
Santa Clarita voters, pay close attention to a city council member who was just re-elected to "serve us" - Frank Ferry.
Republican Women Federated meeting What: Monthly meeting of Republican Women Federated When: 10:30 a.m. Where: IHOP, 24737 Pico Canyon Road, Stevenson Ranch Contact: (661) 299-1834 June VIA luncheon What: The Valley Industrial Association hosts its monthly luncheon focusing on the Castaic Lake Water Agency. When: 11:45 a.m. Where: Valencia Country Club, 27330 Tourney Road, Valencia Contact: www.via.org/networking/lunch/rsvp.htm Enterprise Zone orientation What: A free orientation about the Enterprise Zone and how it may help ...
A moderate earthquake was felt by Santa Clarita Valley residents at 9:26:58 p.m. The U.S. Geological Survey centered the magnitude-5.7 quake about five miles southeast of Ocotillo, Calif., in Imperial County along Interstate 8 north of the U.S.-Mexico border and about midway between San Diego on the west and Yuma, Ariz., on the east. Locally, there are no immediate reports of damage or injuries from the quake. SCV residents 230 or so miles north of the epicenter ...
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) - Masters champion Phil Mickelson has another chance to replace Tiger Woods at No. 1 in the world this week at the U.S. Open, and this might be his best chance yet.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - The White House said Monday BP appears willing to set up a massive victims compensation fund, as President Barack Obama set out on a fact-finding tour in the stricken Gulf Coast that he said would help him get tough with the oil company's leaders.
A 4-year-old boy is being treated in hospital today after he was viciously attacked by a pitbull in Newhall on the weekend, according to a sergeant with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station.
The city of Santa Clarita's Arts and Events Office will host an art reception on Tuesday, June 15, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Santa Clarita Aquatics Center.
The Canyon Country Advisory Committee will host a meeting on Wednesday, June 16, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room at the Santa Clarita Sports Complex.
Senior Lunch Menu Available Monday through Friday at the SCV Senior Center in Newhall. Meals are also available when you call one day ahead at Bouquet Canyon Seniors, Monday through Friday, (661) 513-9479, and available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at the Masonic Lodge in Friendly Valley (661) 299-4595. Monday – Swiss steak Tuesday – Beef taco or chicken burrito Wednesday – Pork chop Thursday – Hawaiian chicken Friday – Baked fish Note: Menu is subject ...
"Did you see what that Obama did?" Uncle Earl asked. "He spilled all that oil into the Gulf of Me-Hee-Co."
With Memorial Day behind us and the Fourth of July on the horizon, I got to thinking about the great sacrifices others have made for my freedom - my ability to grill outside without looking up or listening for air raid sirens.
A young, idealistic rebel from a desert planet seeks to fight an unjust, tyrannical emperor with a space station capable of destroying planets.
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama gained ground Tuesday in his drive for congressional backing of a military strike against Syria, winning critical support from House Speaker John Boehner while key Senate Democrats and Republicans agreed to back a no-combat-troops-on-the-ground action in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack.
The Signal asked Santa Clarita emergency management Supervisor Donna Nuzzi and Los Angeles County Office of Emergency Management Director Jeff Reeb what they consider the six most important things to do to prepare for disaster. Here's what they said.
Princess Cruises has appointed Stuart Hawkins as senior vice president of Health, Environment, Safety, and Security Compliance.
If you question New York City's Stop and Frisk policies, you might consider the constitutionality of Santa Clarita's DUI checkpoints. What justification is there for stopping over a thousand cars when there is absolutely no reasonable cause? Just because we have a federal grant, Do we have to spend taxpayer money to cite a single DUI? Some may argue that it takes just one drunk to run over a child, but I'd ask what percentage ...
Our President Barack Obama is asking the Congress' vote. It's legitimate. If we have the proof that Syria killed children and adults with chemical weapons don't we have to intervene? I understand this time France would be our ally if we decide to save lives.
Junior and Missy's parents are driving them 12 hours away from their hometown to The University of Getting Out of My Parents' House. Sure, there are plenty of local community colleges and state schools they could have attended, but then they would have to come home every night to live with those stupid cash machines who raised them.
When I drive by the construction area of what will soon become the downtown Newhall roundabout - not to be confused with any medical-related term that shares the DNR acronym - I am reminded of the words of our illustrious Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.
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.