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Steve and Julie Sturgeon of Santa Clarita are pleased to announce the engagement of their son Adam Patrick Sturgeon to Kristi Lorraine Carlson of Fontana.
Tristan L. Wittmann
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If you lasted through the more-than-hour-long State of the Union speech last week, you heard President Barack Obama put a high priority on supporting small businesses and creating jobs.
Illegal immigration is illegal. I've got nothing but admiration for those who come here legally and become citizens. I've got a real problem with folks who come illegally, want to fly a flag other than the Stars and Stripes, use benefits that they've never contributed to, and won't learn the language.
Shame on Bruce McFarland, Laurie Ender and Frank Ferry for coming out against Kellar for stating what he feels to be true.
With California's water supply at a well-publicized crossroads, the past year has posed significant challenges to water professionals statewide, and the coming year promises a continuation of those challenges as well as a potential major turning point in the way our state manages this essential resource.
I would like to address the accusations made against Santa Clarita City Councilman Bob Kellar. At a Jan. 16 public meeting he said there should be only one flag flying over this country. I agree, the Stars and Stripes is the only flag that should represent the United States.
Bob Kellar's one man's opinion is guaranteed under the First Amendment of the Constitution.
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.
When director Jonathan Demme was approached to show support for all victims of the conflict in Gaza, he didn't hesitate to sign on. Actor Wallace Shawn is willing to put up with jeers on the street for his opinions about the violence. And Mark Ruffalo is determined to air his views about the fighting on Twitter, no matter the cost to his social media numbers.
Two people were transported to the hospital Friday following a crash involving a big rig on Interstate 5 near Quail Lake Road.
ALTURAS, Calif. (AP) - Firefighters in Northern California are getting little rest after lightning sparked dozens of new wildfires, including a blaze in rural Modoc County that has forced the evacuation of about 120 people.
WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought here illegally as kids and address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - One of the most prolific killers in Los Angeles history was given an additional death sentence Friday.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) - A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled Friday as violence erupted in a southern town in the war-ravaged strip, killing at least 44 Palestinians. The Israeli military said two soldiers were killed and an infantry officer was feared captured during fighting.
From multimillion dollar construction projects to adding a room on a single-family home, submitting building plans to LA County Public Works is now just a click away.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Repair crews on Thursday were shoring up a giant hole in the middle of Sunset Boulevard caused by a ruptured pipe, as officials at the water-logged University of California, Los Angeles, continued to assess damage from the 20 million gallons that inundated the campus.
WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery.
I believe all Californians are environmentalists. Who doesn't want clean air and clean water?
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clayton Kershaw scattered nine hits and struck out nine while tying his career-best winning streak of 10 games, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Atlanta Braves 2-1 Thursday night to complete the three-game sweep.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A man who worked for years as a Northern California helicopter news pilot without a legal pilot's license has pleaded guilty to aggravated identity theft.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - A state appellate court on Thursday overturned two lower court rulings that had stalled funding for California's $68 billion bullet train, handing a big win to Gov. Jerry Brown's signature project and allowing the state to resume selling bonds to pay for it.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A former mayor of the scandal-ridden city of Bell was sentenced to serve a year in Los Angeles County jail and five years of probation.
The Jewish congregations of the Santa Clarita Valley are inviting all local residents to join them Sunday for an informational meeting on Israel and the situation in Gaza.