BARATARIA BAY, La. (AP) -- The BP executive in charge of fighting the Gulf of Mexico oil spill said Monday his company knows people are frustrated by its failure to plug the well that has been gushing for more than a month and is now spreading damage through Louisiana's wetlands. "Everyone is very, very frustrated about why we haven't been able to bring this well to stop flowing so far," said Doug Suttles, chief operating ...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- The annual lead-into-summer "Click It or Ticket" seat belt enforcement campaign runs today through June 6, with law enforcement across the state offering zero tolerance from extra patrols looking for those not properly buckled in.
PASADENA, Calif. -- NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has ended operations after repeated attempts to contact the spacecraft were unsuccessful.
For Southern California jazz fans, there's no better way to break through Los Angeles' annual June gloom than "Playboy Jazz in Warner Park," which returns to the Lou Bredlow Pavilion in Warner Center Park (5800 Topanga Canyon Blvd., Canoga Park 91367) on Sunday, June 6 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Mike Brown won everything in five years coaching the Cleveland Cavaliers. Everything, that is, except an NBA title.
The June 8 primary election is fast approaching, and the ballot includes several statewide initiatives. Here is our take on the five propositions. Proposition 13
J.R.'s Comedy Club has long supported countless charitable organizations with tickets and fundraisers, but on Monday, May 24, the club will host its most ambitious event to date with the first J.R.'s Comedy Club Celebrity Golf Classic at Robinson Ranch in Sand Canyon.
Senior Lunch Menu Available Monday through Friday at the SCV Senior Center in Newhall. 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 - Sweet and sour chicken Tuesday - Chili egg puff Wednesday - Salisbury Steak Thursday - Creole chicken Friday - Crabby cakes or knockwurst Note: Menu is subject ...
Maritza de la Cruz, a speech and language pathologist for the Saugus Union School District, was named the district's teacher of the year for 2010-2011.
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.
Blair is enjoying a conversation while his large border collie mix, Gypsy, makes her rounds among the residents at Sunrise Senior Living's Reminiscence Neighborhood in Valencia. Opened on April 1 to serve seniors with Alzheimer's disease or dementia, the 23-room facility, located within the Sunrise at Sterling Canyon campus, has attracted 16 residents to date and provides around-the-clock care.
"Boy, you sure stirred up a hornet's nest with your last column," Uncle Earl told me.
Please, please, every one, read your official voter information guide before voting. You will see we do not need any of these propositions passed. All they do is help the rich and take away from the poor and/or middle class. All it takes is about 30 minutes of your time. You can do that during commercials on TV.
Dear Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger: Stand by. Because of your inactivity at the local, state and national level, pointing fingers and even joking about a very serious issue - illegal immigration - not only is there racial tension when it's not a racial issue, but now cities and states are turning against each other. Wise up now and act in the best interests of the American people, or I'm ...
I just finished reading an article about the governor of Texas and how much public money he seems to be spending on a multi-million dollar spread.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Goran Dragic scored 31 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Lakers 114-108 Tuesday night, keeping Los Angeles winless with Kobe Bryant back in the lineup.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Shedding gridlock, key members of Congress reached a modest budget agreement Tuesday to restore about $63 billion in automatic spending cuts from programs ranging from parks to the Pentagon and eliminate the threat of another partial government shutdown early next year.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - An avalanche that was caught on video dragged a backcountry skier into a Utah ravine and buried her in snow, but the woman survived because she deployed a special air bag and other skiers were able to quickly dig her out, witnesses said Tuesday.
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Two adults and four children who were stranded in sub-zero temperatures in a Nevada mountain range for nearly 48 hours were found alive and well on Tuesday by search crews, authorities said.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Kaiser Permanente has warned 49,000 patients that a computer flash drive containing some of their private details has gone missing from the Anaheim Medical Center.
DETROIT (AP) - Mary Barra has spent the past three years as General Motors' product chief, making cars that drive better, last longer and look good in showrooms.
California water officials have released a draft of a $24.7 billion plan to restore the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, in part by building two 30-mile underground tunnels to ensure stable water delivery to millions of Californians.
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) - Where does Santa Claus learn to chortle "Ho, ho, ho!" and listen to the wishes of children all over the world?
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - President Barack Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro Tuesday at a memorial service for Nelson Mandela, a simple gesture that signaled possible thawing between the leaders of two Cold War foes.
This holiday season, Police, Sheriff and CHP will be out in force
BANGKOK (AP) - The head of Thailand's protest movement on Tuesday extended his extraordinary claims to holding power over government activities, issuing orders to officials over whom he has no legal or actual authority.
GENEVA (AP) - Armed conflicts killed at least 95,000 people and wounded hundreds of thousands more last year but few of them led to any punishment for war crimes because the laws are unclear, a Swiss-based think tank said Tuesday.
MOORPARK (AP) - Crews are dealing with an onslaught of Santa Ana Winds as they work to keep flames from a wildfire away from homes in Ventura County.
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.