UPDATED SUNDAY: Ali Hajimohamed, 14, returned to his Valencia home about 11 this morning, his father said. Aziz Hajimohamed said his son, Ali, did not reveal his whereabouts upon his return. It marked the second such incident involving a 14-year-old boy in less than a week. Both boys returned safely. ++++++++++++++++++++ Original post, Friday: Valencia father Aziz Hajimohamed said his son has been missing since Thursday evening. Ali Hajimohamed, 14, was not at the ...
Darlene D'Amico of Newhall took this photo of Venice on a bright March morning in 2009. "I'm standing on the Rialto Bridge looking over the Grand Canal, and was impressed not only with the beautiful day, but with the numerous methods of water transportation, all clearly visible from my perch," said D'Amico. To submit your best vacation photo e-mail a jpg photo, full size, at least 7 inches wide or 300 resolution and 3 inches ...
Dates to Watch Wednesday Canyon Country Advisory Committee's February meeting offers a chance to meet City Council candidates David Gauny, Daniel Henriquez, and Marsha McLean. 7 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 17, George A. Caravalho Activity Center Banquet Room, 20880 Centre Point Parkway, Saugus. Info: email@example.com. Thursday The Marvin Silver Adult Educational program presents a talk with Southern California newspaper columnist Dennis McCarthy, 7 p.m., Temple Beth Ami, 23023 Hilse Lane, Santa Clarita. $7 adults/students ...
When one hears Chinese new year, it refers to Chinese Lunar New Year, heralded by the Spring Festival, which is marked by the second new moon after the winter solstice, usually falling somewhere between late January and early February. This year the Chinese new year falls on Feb. 14 (coincidentally, Valentine's Day).
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In light of Bob Kellar's wonderful stance bringing the illegal-immigration issue to the forefront in our city, it would be most timely for all of our local elected office holders to come forth and clearly present each of his or her views on illegal immigration.
City officials are planning to appeal $20 million in lawsuit judgments that forced Santa Clarita to take out a bond using its City Hall building. Residents could be paying off the bond for decades.
"God grant me the serenity to accept things I cannot change, the courage to change things I can and the wisdom to know the difference." - The Serenity Prayer
I understand the passion and frustration with the illegal immigration issue, especially in these hard economic times.
I'm a little upset with Sunday's front-page story ("Facing the border: A day laborer's story," Feb. 7) glorifying illegal immigration.
In response to Sunday's article "Facing the border: A day laborer's story" (Feb. 7):
Regarding "Facing the border: A day laborer's story" (The Signal, Feb. 7): What were you thinking? Even if you believe the biased propaganda in this article, it is horrible journalism and not fit to print. Regarding this article's final sentence - pure over-the-top drivel: "It's funny how you see people cry over a dog being rescued when we are treated like animals if we're caught." No, that's not funny. What is funny is that this ...
Regarding "Facing the border: A day laborer's story" (The Signal, Feb. 7): Why are we patronizing and having sympathy for illegal immigrants? Aberto Lopez is an illegal immigrant. Yes, the American Dream is only a dream if you are illegal. He has been here 10 years and still has not learned English. According to him he pays taxes. Does he use someone else's Social Security number or does he mean sales taxes? He said he ...
Regarding "Facing the border: A day laborer's story" (The Signal, Feb. 7): If I wanted to read "bleeding heart" stories about the plight of illegal immigrant day laborers, I would have subscribed to the Los Angeles Times, not The Signal. This article was not worthy of the front page.
It's time for the City Council and those wanting to run for the office, along with our other local politicians - Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon, Assemblyman Cameron Smyth, etc. - to take a stand and go on the record with their community on exactly what their individual position is on the illegal immigration issue.
TORONTO (AP) - Four games, four wins, two shutouts and three goals allowed. Martin Jones is off to quite a start in the NHL.
BOSTON (AP) - Doc Rivers picked up another win in Boston.
RENO, Nevada (AP) - A mother and her youngest child were discharged Wednesday from a Nevada hospital a day after being rescued with four other group members who were stranded for two days in a bitter cold mountain wilderness when their Jeep rolled over.
NEW DELHI (AP) - India's Supreme Court struck down a 2009 lower court decision to decriminalize homosexual conduct, dealing a blow Wednesday to gay activists who have fought for years for the chance to live openly in India's deeply conservative society.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - More than 107,000 Californians have enrolled for coverage through Nov. 30 under the state's health insurance exchange, according to figures released Wednesday by the federal Health and Human Services Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave" topped the nominations list for the 20th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Wednesday, cementing it as a solid Academy Awards prospect with four nominations.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
A 40-year-old Valencia woman was one of 20 people arrested Tuesday by the FBI and identified as either MS-13 gang members or associates for their roles in a drug trafficking network and extortion scheme.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Opposition protesters in Ukraine have rejected President Viktor Yanukovych's offer of talks, saying they will not sit down with him until he fires his government and releases all arrested demonstrators.
NEW YORK (AP) - Time magazine selected Pope Francis as its Person of the Year on Wednesday, saying the Catholic Church's new leader has changed the perception of the 2,000-year-old institution in an extraordinary way in a short time.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) - World leaders and thousands of South Africans on Wednesday filed past the flag-draped casket containing the body of Nelson Mandela, having a final look at the anti-apartheid icon in the amphitheater where he was sworn in 19 years earlier as the country's first black president.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told investigators he was "very concerned" about attempting a visual approach because the runway's automatic landing aids were out of service due to construction, according to an investigative report released Wednesday.
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) - Despite a year of setbacks, the parents of children lost in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre insist they won't lose the fight to reduce gun violence.
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.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The parents of a Marine sergeant who died while stationed in Greece say that they discovered weeks after his funeral that his body had been sent home without a heart - and that the Department of Defense later gave them somebody else's heart in its place.