WASHINGTON (AP) - Days after the Gulf Coast oil spill, the Obama administration pledged to keep its "boot on the throat" of BP to make sure the company did all it could to cap the gushing leak and clean up the spill.
But a month after the April 20 explosion, anger is growing about why BP PLC is still in charge of the response.
The Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley will host a free electronic-waste collection event at Sierra Vista Junior High School today from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Under a proposed rate increase, local residents could pay as much as 50 percent more for sewer-water treatment in four years than they are now.
More people are staying home and enjoying their yards these days, and with that, many are considering putting in a water garden or koi pond.
I am absolutely in awe that once again President Barack Obama has chosen a person such as Elena Kagan to become our new Supreme Court Justice.
Many of your readers may recall during the weekend of March 20 - while walking to Congress to vote, one member of Congress was called the "N-word," one had homophobic epitaphs yelled at him and one member was spat on.
Can someone tell me why the illegal immigrants coming in from Mexico who seem to love their country do not demonstrate for their rights and freedoms in their own country?
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Two years ago, Valencia's doubles team of Jack Zapala and Tyler Gottshall became the program's first ever All-CIF-Southern Section Division II honorees.
On Friday, Gottshall repeated the feat, teaming with Ben Inchalik to advance to the round of 16 at the CIF-SS Division II Individuals in Carpinteria.
The Santa Clarita Valley Photographers Association hosts its annual Spring Print Competition on Saturday, May 22 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bridgeport Lake Club.
Deputies from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will conduct a DUI checkpoint Friday, May 21, beginning at 7 p.m. and ending at 3 a.m. Saturday, May 22.
Once the pink frills and princess themes are outgrown, how can you make a teen girl's birthday special? Much of her enjoyment comes as she plans her party herself, down to the littlest details, so ask your daughter how she wants to celebrate and get her involved. My oldest daughter loves planning her birthdays. She even likes to bake and decorate her own cake with gobs of colors, swirls and sprinkles.
With August being over half way done, many people are making their way back to places of learning. For those that are heading back to school in the near future, here are three family movies to help you soak up the last few days of summer.
There's no doubt body art has become increasingly popular over the years - but just because something is popular doesn't mean it's not dangerous. Within a few minutes you could become the proud owner of a great looking tattoo and a lifetime of health issues.
The boss may be more likely to grant a request from dad to work from home so he can care for kids than a similar request from mom, according to new research that refers to the bias as the "fatherhood bonus."
There is a war going on right now, and it pits anti-family forces against parents.
Parenting takes on a new level of stress as "mommy bloggers" take over the Internet and Facebook becomes stocked with perfect pictures of parents with their children at the park.
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama pledged Wednesday to continue to confront Islamic State militants despite the beheading of an American journalist in Iraq, standing firm in the face of the militants' threats to kill another hostage unless the U.S. military changes course.
Truth be told, we're both perplexed about which Emmy nominees will carry trophies home from Monday's ceremony.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Liberian security forces sealed off a seaside slum in the capital Wednesday in the latest effort to stop the spread of Ebola, setting off protests by angry residents.
HARVEY, Ill. (AP) - About two dozen heavily armed law enforcement officers stormed a home in Chicago's southern suburbs Wednesday to free four remaining hostages and capture two suspects, ending a standoff that lasted more than 20 hours.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - A Ukrainian official says government troops have taken control of a large part of Luhansk - a besieged rebel stronghold in eastern Ukraine - after days of street battles.
OAKHURST (AP) - Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.