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.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Nearly eight months after Kobe Bryant limped off the Lakers' home court with a torn Achilles tendon and a career in doubt, he struggled to keep his composure when he finally stepped back onto the same hardwood.
CARY, N.C. (AP) - Kodi Lavrusky gave UCLA its first NCAA women's soccer title Sunday, scoring in the 97th minute to lift the Bruins past Florida State 1-0 in overtime in cold and rainy conditions.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Nearly everything had to go right for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots to pull off their latest comeback.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians rallied Sunday in Kiev, denouncing President Viktor Yanukovych's decision to turn away from Europe and move toward Russia. It was the country's biggest protest since its pro-democracy Orange Revolution in 2004.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Nelson Mandela wasn't on life support and had many family members and doctors close by in his final hours, a family friend who was at his bedside said Sunday.
Santa Clarita city officials are urging residents to stay away from the Rye Canyon Business Park Sunday, where potentially thousands of car enthusiasts are expected for a memorial event for actor Paul Walker and local businessman Roger Rodas.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain began to glaze most of the Mid-Atlantic on Sunday, with officials urging people to stay off the roads, as North Texas and other states shook off the early remnants of the powerful storm.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Happy or sad? Content or bored? And how many times did you smile yesterday? A panel of experts thinks Uncle Sam should be more in touch with our feelings.
Local residents in the north Valencia housing communities near the Paul Walker crash site are bracing for heavy traffic today as a memorial for Paul Walker and Roger Rodas gets underway from noon- 5 p.m.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The California health exchange says it's been giving the names of tens of thousands of consumers to insurance agents without their permission or knowledge in an effort to hit deadlines for coverage.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - A magnitude-4.5 earthquake in central Oklahoma shook residents Saturday, just weeks after the two-year anniversary of the strongest earthquake ever recorded in the Sooner state, and was followed by two smaller temblors later in the day.
Please let Meghan Blair know how much I applaud and support her for discussing the stigma of depression and Bipolar conditions in Our Community on Dec. 1, 2013.
Bullying is an increasing problem that affects the lives of students every day. This can happen anywhere from school to the online growing social media. When a person is bullied it affects their everyday life.
Cal Poly went big - 32 students strong - at the recent Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing. The world's largest gathering of women in technology, the conference challenged attendees to "Think Big, Drive Forward."
The Stevenson Ranch Neighborhood Watch group met Nov. 19 with members of the community and several law enforcement experts including Tim West, retired lieutenant for the Beverly Hills Police Department and resident of Stevenson Ranch.