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ROBERT, La. (AP) -- BP admitted defeat Saturday in its attempt to plug the Gulf of Mexico oil leak by pumping mud into a busted well, but said it's readying yet another approach to fight the spill after a series of failures.
Washington, D.C.- By a vote of 282-131, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a measure offered by Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) to block the transfer into the United States of 9-11 co-conspirator Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and the other detainees housed at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
On Thursday, June 3, Congressman Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) will hold an "America Speaking Out" Town Hall meeting from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. from Santa Clarita City Hall, to be broadcast to multiple locations in the district using interactive video technology.
Washington, D.C.-Upon final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 today, the senior Republican on the House Armed Services Committee criticized the White House and House Democratic leaders for pushing to repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" in the face of Pentagon opposition and before America's military personnel have had an opportunity to voice their opinions on the controversial plan.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sanitation District public meeting formerly set for Thursday, May 27 was rescheduled to Wednesday, June 2, at 6:30 p.m. in the Santa Clarita City Council Chambers.
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Join us for a very special episode of SCV Moms Blog on SCVtv as we celebrate the launch of our new site, SCV-Dads.com on Monday, May 31 at 2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. from the comfort of your own home or office; TV or watch live on the web.
Join us for the next Art Walk on June 3 from 5 p.m. to 9 pm.
WASHINGTON, D.C - U.S. Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita), the Ranking Member of the House Armed Services Committee, released the following statement after the House of Representatives voted to condemn North Korea for sinking the Republic of Korea Navy ship, the Cheonan:
NASA's Space Shuttle program is running out of fuel, with just two more manned shuttles scheduled to take flight before the program is indefinitely grounded.
A small grass fire by the side of Highway 14 Friday morning prompted quick action by firefighters of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Do you really know your banker? Many people who are asked this question often respond by naming their bank, not their banker.
The green flag hasn't even dropped for the Indianapolis 500 and Bryan Herta Autosport has already gained a spot.
Valencia's stellar doubles team of Tyler Gottshall and Ben Inchalik saw their run through to the CIF-Southern Section Division II individual playoffs come to an end on Friday, losing to Brentwood's T.J. Dura and Chris Lord, 3-6, 4-6 at Seal Beach Tennis Center in Seal Beach.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - Advocates for the gray wolf in California will have to wait 90 days before learning if the animal will be listed as endangered, a state board decided Wednesday. Ranchers and state wildlife officials oppose granting the species legal protections.
BOSTON (AP) - Police stepped up patrols near the Boston Marathon finish line after a masked man walked in the street with a rice cooker in his backpack only hours after the city marked the anniversary of last year's deadly bombing.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Even after every momentum swing, dramatic hit and terrible relief performance in an 11-inning game, the Oakland Athletics still were unshakably confident somebody would pull them through.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Hector Sanchez had his wife and young daughter waiting in the parking lot. He had to do something to end the game.
BEIJING (AP) - Since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing, some lawyers have claimed they can get several millions of dollars in damages for each lost passenger by taking the cases to the United States. But past lawsuits show U.S. federal courts are more likely to throw such cases out if the crashes happened overseas.
BRIDGETON, N.J. (AP) - At least one prospective juror in New Jersey could take a bite out of crime.
EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) - They're called leggings - popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Anxious students - not to mention their parents - can get a heads-up for how the redesigned SAT might look in two years.
BOSTON (AP) - A federal judge has blocked Massachusetts from banning the powerful new painkiller Zohydro.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Two parolees raped and killed at least four women while wearing GPS trackers, and there may be more victims, a California police chief alleged Monday.
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Under a canopy of trees on the edge of a large field, soldiers from Bravo Battery are lying in a circle as they pore over targeting charts. Nearby, others are preparing the howitzer cannons as helicopters swoop overhead. At the edge of the circle, the platoon leader watches as the field artillerymen go through their training exercise.
Robert Burton wants to ban motorcycles from public streets because of the many accidents and even fatalities involving motorcycles, and because he saw a rider riding on the back wheel only, and because motorcycle riders cost our state many dollars in hospital bills.
On a recent bus trip to a remote area of Mexico, we were asked to buy basic school supplies for a remote village school.
The blue/red strobe lights flashed against the sides of the seemingly quiet single family home in upscale Valencia.
While codes aren't going to change for Santa Clarita business owners making tenant improvements at their place of business, the process doesn't have to be fraught with headaches, according to officials with the city's Building & Safety division.