I am disgusted with the people who claim Bob Kellar said he was a proud racist. Period. They either did not take the time to read what he really said or they are misquoting him intentionally, some for political reasons. First, anyone who knows Kellar, knows he is not a racist. He is one of the most decent people you could ever meet. Second, Kellar did not introduce the word "racist" during the discussion at ...
Our president recently announced the termination of the Manned Space Flight program (Constellation) while supporting the continued funding of AIG with billions of taxpayer dollars that are unlikely to ever be paid back.
David Gauny's letter to the editor, "Hospital chose its own fate" (Letters to the editor, Jan. 31, 2009) is right on the mark.
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 ...
JOHANNESBURG (AP) - Richard Van As, a South African carpenter, lost four fingers from his right hand to a circular saw two years ago.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Apple is expected to unveil its latest take on the iPhone Tuesday during an annual ritual that will probably cast a spotlight on the gadget maker's drive to regain market share and its sluggish pace of innovation.
I am noted for my exclamation marks in ending a sentence when I submit a letter to the editor to the SCV Signal, which seems to annoy some posters.
Today, President Obama will address the nation and try to convince a skeptical American public why it's important to take limited military action in Syria as retaliation for President Bashar al-Assad last month allowing chemical weapons to be used against civilians, killing nearly 1,500 people, including more than 400 children, with sarin gas.
Does any American believe that Army 1st Lt. Clint Lorance, 28, should remain in a military prison for the next 20 years for "murder" after giving a legitimate order to his soldiers to fire at three Afghan men on motorcycles, killing two in the process?
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Juan Uribe homered in each of his first three trips to the plate, and the Los Angeles Dodgers connected six times Monday night in an 8-1 romp over the Arizona Diamondbacks that reduced their magic number for clinching the NL West title to eight.
For the third time in eight months, a man dubbed the "e-dater" for allegedly stealing from women he meets online and dupes into trusting him has been arrested, deputies with the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station said Monday.
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NEW YORK (AP) - Hard to believe this is the same Rafael Nadal who was at home during the U.S. Open a year ago, nursing a bad left knee.
SANTA CLARITA - About a dozen searchers combed an area of Castaic Lake's shoreline Monday pinpointed by a psychic who said she had a vision of missing teen Bryce Laspisa related to that area.
SANTA CLARITA - A former Los Angeles Police Department officer who was arrested in May for molesting two young girls in his Castaic home has pleaded no contest to two felony charges and been sentenced to three years in state prison.
A 20-year-old man who led law-enforcement officers on a chase from Palmdale through the Santa Clarita Valley and into Simi Valley last July has pleaded no contest to carjacking, a District Attorney's office spokeswoman said Monday.
A Newhall man arrested in connection with the theft of a purse from a car parked at a Santa Clarita shopping center in June pleaded no contest Monday to one count of receiving known stolen property, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said.
LAKE MARY, Fla. (AP) - The sobbing wife of George Zimmerman called 911 Monday to report that her estranged husband was threatening her with a gun and had punched her father in the nose, but hours later decided not to press charges against the man acquitted of all charges for fatally shooting Trayvon Martin.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey said today that her office has completed evaluations of approximately 40 percent of the 1,078 cases filed in Los Angeles County under Proposition 36, California's recently revised Three Strikes Law.