I discovered the Santa Clarita City Council meeting (Jan. 26) too late.
In these times of political correctness, it is refreshing to see one of our local politicians has the guts to take a bold stance and stand up for something that others may consider too risky on which to take a public position.
While I fully support legal immigration, I am appalled by Bob Kellar's recent comment regarding immigration.
Mayor Laurene Weste; City Council members Frank Ferry, Marsha McLean and Laurie Ender, I am ashamed of you all for your cowardly lack of support for Bob Kellar.
Two somewhat concerted items appeared in The Signal's Jan. 27 edition.
Bob Kellar said it like it is. He ought to run for governor.
Thank you, Bob Kellar, for telling the truth.
I am the chair of the Santa Clarita Valley Fair Elections committee, formerly known as SCV Clean Money for Better Government. Recently at a City Council meeting, I addressed my concerns over remarks that Councilman Bob Kellar made at a Minuteman Rally about being a "proud racist."
Accusing Bob Kellar of being racist is as ridiculous as calling Canadians racist because they restrict immigration to occupations and professions Canada needs. The U.S. could use a policy like that.
"It does not take a majority to prevail ... but rather an irate, tireless minority, keen on setting brushfires of freedom in the minds of men." - Samuel Adams (1722-1803)
Illegal immigration seems to be the topic of the day.
CALABASAS, Calif., (PRNewswire-USNewswire) -- The Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences (AIAS) announced the finalists for the 13th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards Thursday.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 694 votes from late afternoon Friday, Jan. 22 to afternoon Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010.
The campaign of California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman released a statement Saturday disavowing Santa Clarita Councilman Bob Kellar.
Kellar's recent remarks about illegal immigration were deemed "unacceptable" in the statement e-mailed Saturday by a campaign spokeswoman.
The GRANDS (Giving Respect & Nurturing to Deserving Seniors) group of volunteers will hold a free E-Waste Recycling Day at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Sunday, Jan. 31 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - The family of a 13-year-old California girl who was declared brain-dead after suffering complications from sleep apnea surgery says she will receive an honorary diploma during her school's eighth grade graduation.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A truck driver pleaded not guilty Wednesday in the fatal New Jersey Turnpike crash that also injured comedian Tracy Morgan as investigators look into what role his long commute to work played in the accident.
SAO PAULO (AP) - American fans decked out in red, white and blue watched their team's lone public training session in Brazil, cheering and seeking autographs.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A 55-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday and was immediately sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for the stabbing death of his estranged wife as she worked at a Southern California supermarket.
NEW YORK (AP) - The champagne the Los Angeles Kings had ready for a coronation stayed in boxes. The New York Rangers suddenly have some life in the Stanley Cup finals.
Repairs may be needed on the Interstate 5 overpass where highly corrosive acid spilled from an overturned tanker truck Tuesday, a spokesman for Caltrans said Wednesday.
NEW YORK (AP) - O.J. TV was a national pastime.
The worsening California drought has dropped levels so low in Castaic Lake that water has to be pumped uphill to get it to the treatment plant, officials said Wednesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Tuna, the hound so homely he's irresistible, peeks out from beneath his blanket, baring his row of buck teeth in a slapstick smile for the camera.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard says a man is lucky to be alive after he was rescued 11 days into an attempted kayak voyage from California to Hawaii.
It's time to talk about Disney going back in time.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Law enforcement officers would be required to check state firearms records as part of routine welfare checks under legislation proposed Wednesday in the wake of the deadly rampage last month near the University of California, Santa Barbara.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A trial will be held next month to determine whether Donald Sterling, who opposes his estranged wife's planned sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, was properly removed as an administrator for the family trust that owns the team.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Democrats in the Legislature want the state corrections budget to spend tens of millions of dollars more on mental health services as a way to improve treatment and increase rehabilitation options.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Repudiated at the polls, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor intends to resign his leadership post at the end of next month, officials said Wednesday, clearing the way for a potentially disruptive Republican shake-up just before midterm elections with control of Congress at stake.