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.
The city of Santa Clarita's Human Relations Forum and ENCOMPASS will present the compassion play "Wheels" on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at the Rancho Pico Junior High School's auditorium.
The Saugus Centurions' pitching staff continues to deal, and its bats continue to heat up.
Valencia's depth probably wouldn't have allowed it to have much of a let down on Wednesday, but Vikings head coach Chris Stroh still preached to his team that last week's girls' victory and boys' tie against Hart didn't mean they could relax Wednesday against West Ranch.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - On the night of Oct. 11, 1962, Pope John XXIII did something so natural that it's astonishing it was so revolutionary at the time. He came to the window of the Vatican's Apostolic Palace and spoke to thousands of candle-bearing faithful below - not in the arcane, scripted words of pontiffs past but in those of a father and pastor looking out for his flock.
Driving Under the Influence / Driver's License (DUI/CDL) Checkpoints are conducted by deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on a regular basis.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jodie Foster is a married woman.
LATHROP, Calif. (AP) - Electric car maker Tesla Motors is expanding its footprint in California.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected a plea to make it easier for victims of child pornography to collect money from people who view their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices said Congress should change the law to benefit victims.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - State senators were scheduled to receive a refresher course in ethics on Wednesday, the fallout from a series of legal cases involving Democratic lawmakers this year.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of a 17-year-old honors student who was among 10 people killed in a fiery Northern California bus crash sued FedEx on Tuesday, alleging that its trucks have a history of catching fire.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Smokers are increasingly turning to battery-powered electronic cigarettes to get their nicotine fix. They're about to find out what federal regulators have to say about the popular devices.
Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage."
When it comes to buying or renting a home, bias too often still appears in all shapes and sizes - because of religion, age, race, sexual orientation, a handicap, a partner from a different race, a different nationality, or simply the presence of kids.
Aristotle, the ancient philosopher, is right on the money when he considers the nature of racism. A person's skin color is nothing but an accidental occurrence.
Realtors gathered last week to ask federal, state, county and local officials and a transportation consultant, to review a number of issues affecting local residents and the community, said a spokesman for the Santa Clarita Valley
In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worked at the county's economic trade council and had now moved on to greener pastures.