Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon pacifying the politically correct crowd is more than a huge disappointment ("McKeon: Kellar should offer an apology," Feb. 3). He reportedly said: "It was an unfortunate statement. ... I'd encourage it to be clarified, cleared up, apologized for and moved on from."
Regarding "McKeon: Kellar should offer an apology" (The Signal, Feb. 3):
To whom is Bob Kellar supposed to apologize?
I applaud Bob Kellar for the stand he's taken on illegal immigration.
Take the emotions out of the equation and you have the almighty dollar.
Santa Clarita City Councilman Bob Kellar is being vilified and is anything but a racist.
Bob Kellar should not apologize for his remarks at the rally against amnesty for illegal immigrants.
Bob Kellar has my vote and my respect.
If nothing else, working in the news business quickly teaches one to develop a thick skin. We've gotten used to name-calling, accusations and death threats - and we don't obsess too much over them, because it comes with the territory.
The-Signal.com, the No. 1 online source for news in the Santa Clarita Valley, has added a new widget to its home page, providing links to continuously updated Associated Press multimedia coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
Here are the results of The-Signal.com's latest Reader Meter poll.
The-Signal.com visitors cast a total of 548 votes from late afternoon Friday, Feb. 5 to afternoon Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010.
Wana Iguana Mexican Grill will host a fundraising event to benefit Walk MS 2010 at its Valencia location Saturday, Feb. 13, from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
I've heard of all-star casts, but "Valentine's Day" has a complete star cast. What did other movies do for talent when this one was filming? It has 21 actors who can be considered stars, and some are very big stars indeed. It's like the famous poster for "It's a Mad Mad Mad Mad World," with a traffic jam of famous faces.
Many of our Santa Clarita clients are still trying to recover lost retirement funds from the recent economic downturn.
A Los Angeles court rejected a local environmentalist group's lawsuit against the city over the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital's planned expansion, hospital officials said Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Patrick Kane scored the tiebreaking goal with 3:45 to play, and the Chicago Blackhawks forced a decisive seventh game in the Western Conference finals with a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Kings on Friday night.
During the past week, the criminal incidents reported in Valencia included grand theft autos, vehicle burglaries, theft from an unlocked vehicle, and numerous shoplifting reports from local businesses.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The NBA has called off a hearing to oust embattled Los Angeles Clippers co-owner Donald Sterling in advance of a vote on a potentially record-breaking deal negotiated by his wife Shelly Sterling to sell the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.
It's nearly time to break out that outrageously tall Uncle Sam hat, find the garish red-white-and-blue sunglasses for the family dog and locate the zaniest vehicle possible to decorate - the Fourth of July Parade in the Santa Clarita Valley is right around the corner.
"Sleeping Beauty" took almost a decade to reach theaters and cost $6 million to produce, far and away the most expensive Disney animated feature at the time.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Medicare can no longer automatically deny coverage requests for sex reassignment surgeries, a federal board ruled Friday in a groundbreaking decision that recognizes the procedures are medically necessary for some people who don't identify with their biological sex.
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) - A Salvation Army worker in California is being rewarded for his decision to return a bag containing $125,000 that fell from an armored truck.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - CBS Television Distribution says "The Arsenio Hall Show" is going off the air.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A person close to the Sterling family says Donald Sterling was stripped of his ability to act as a trustee of the family's fortunes, including the Los Angeles Clippers, after two neurologists determined he was suffering from dementia.
R.D. Plasschaert credits one main thing for pulling her out of homelessness: Twitter.
You know the term "jack of all trades?" My wife would say I'm a "jack of all jobs." She's still waiting for me to find a career that sticks. I've been a school bus driver, a retail employee, a congressional staffer in Washington, D.C., a pharmacy school student and pharmacist intern, I've worked in call centers, and I had a job offer in Hawaii as a mortgage loan officer (I even passed all the licensing tests).
ST. LOUIS (AP) - The growing suspicions surrounding where states obtain lethal injections have motivated the Missouri attorney general to propose something never previously tried - establishing a lab where the state can make its own execution drugs.
DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) - The scruffy rebels who normally wander about the headquarters of the separatist Donetsk People's Republic were mostly out of view on Friday, replaced by a disciplined new faction who showed up a day earlier with an armored personnel carrier and anti-aircraft gun.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - An 11-mile stretch of the Los Angeles River would see restored wildlife habitats, new wetlands and longer bike trails under a $1 billion proposal that has received a key boost.