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.
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
A moderate earthquake was felt by Santa Clarita Valley residents at 9:26:58 p.m.
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.
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"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.
The deadline for filing taxes is midnight tonight. Here are five things to consider as the deadline nears.
LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) - A man has pleaded not guilty to killing his girlfriend with a sword in front of her four children in Lancaster nearly six years ago.
ALHAMBRA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have not found the source of a reported gas smell that prompted the evacuation of Alhambra High School.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - In its prime, a massive steam locomotive known as Big Boy No. 4014 was a moving eruption of smoke and vapor, a 6,300-horsepower brute dragging heavy freight trains over the mountains of Wyoming and Utah.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man convicted in the murder and attempted murder of transients in the Hollywood area five years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
BOSTON (AP) - A surveillance video shows a man prosecutors say is Dzhokhar Tsarnaev placing a bomb near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, just yards from where an 8-year-old boy was killed when it exploded.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House on Monday said there was "overwhelming evidence" that Russia is fomenting unrest in eastern Ukraine, but suggested that President Barack Obama has not yet concluded that Russian President Vladimir Putin's actions warrant broader sanctions on key Russian economic sectors.
April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year's theme is "Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow."
I consider every election an important election. Presidential elections deservedly get a lot of attention, but presidents can only do so much on their own, despite the opposition wailing and whining otherwise.
ANAHEIM (AP) - Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - Nick Young scored a season-high 41 points and helped the Los Angeles Lakers snap a seven-game losing streak with a 119-104 victory against the Utah Jazz on Monday night.
Opponents of the City Council's vote to locate three electronic billboards on Santa Clarita Valley freeways in exchange for removing aging billboards on city thoroughfares have launched a drive to get the decision reversed.
Nearly 1,000 more ballots for the Santa Clarita City Council election held last Tuesday will be counted this Tuesday - and they are expected to determine the council's newest member.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Social Security Administration is suspending a program in which thousands of people were having their tax refunds seized to recoup overpayments that happened more than a decade ago.
As Lance Armstrong stood on the podium after winning his seventh Tour de France title in 2005, he was exultant.