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.
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - Officials say a 16-year-old Southern California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Fourth-liners Mike Brown and Raffi Torres scored second-period goals to spark a San Jose comeback and lead the Sharks to a 7-2 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Kings and a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.
The Master's College baseball team looks to a strong regular season finish as it faces its final series before entering the postseason, while the women's track team posted quality marks over the weekend at the Soka Peace Invitational in Aliso Viejo.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Yasiel Puig hit a three-run homer and threw out a runner at second base, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-1 Sunday.
DENVER (AP) - Denver police say they have issued 28 citations for public consumption of marijuana and arrested one person accused of attempting to distribute the drug so far this weekend as revelers celebrate the traditional pot holiday of April 20.
TORONTO (AP) - Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the boxer whose wrongful murder conviction became an international symbol of racial injustice, died Sunday. He was 76.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - Marking Christianity's most hopeful day, Pope Francis made an Easter Sunday plea for peace and dialogue in Ukraine and Syria, for an end to terrorist attacks against Christians in Nigeria and for more attention to the hungry and neediest close to home.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) - No one can say precisely when the mountainside collapsing into this Wyoming resort town will give way. But it appears increasingly likely that when it does, it's going to take a piece of Jackson with it.
WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) - The body of a small boy apparently cast off the side of a highway has been confirmed as a missing 5-year-old, authorities said Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A man suspected of making threatening statements about a shooting and forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building was being held Saturday for a mental health evaluation, police said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly visiting California counties since the start of the year to see how they are faring under his 3-year-old realignment law that dramatically altered the state's criminal justice system by increasing the burden on local governments.
Plum Canyon Elementary continued its kindness journey during their recent Penny Wars fundraiser.
In light of Easter Sunday, pivotal events in history – and in our personal lives – often impact us in ways we never imagined.