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Regarding "Candidates clash at forum" (The Signal, April 7):
Election day is nearly upon is. Many ballots - probably most - are already in via mail, and on Tuesday the polls will be open for remaining voters to select three members of the Santa Clarita City Council.
The most expensive solution possible based on bad science. That is what our currently agreed-to "chloride solution" is.
My name is Henry Schultz and I am a candidate for the City Council.
Reduce, reuse, recycle. We're all familiar with the three Rs of the waste-reduction hierarchy, and here at Castaic Lake Water Agency we take our role in living up to this environmentally minded mantra seriously.
Our City Council election is Tuesday. Many of you will vote before that day by absentee ballot. By all means, please vote - and make your vote an "informed vote."
A phone call came to my home today from a man who quickly spoke with such programmed precision, I thought it was a robo-call.
Complacency by the citizens and funding from large, Los Angeles special-interest groups are what allowed the City Council to pass the no-hospital hospital project, to build strip malls instead of attracting companies with higher-paying jobs and to have no plan for growth, which will cause a Santa Clarita urban nightmare.
TimBen Boydston won my vote one Tuesday evening at a City Council meeting when he took some of his allotted time on a different issue to express our neighborhood frustration with the current council's favoritism toward developers over individuals and neighborhoods.
I must say the April Fools' headline article ("Elected for life," April 1) certainly should have jolted the community into "high alarm mode."
I have known Marsha McLean for more than 20 years and have always appreciated her dedication to the well-being of Santa Clarita - from her leadership in the fight to defeat the proposed world's largest landfill at the gateway to our city, to her active participation in smart planning for our community.
It is hard to believe that it was more than four years ago when most Santa Clarita residents, including myself, did not know much about TimBen Boydston.
The purpose of this letter is to let you know about my wonderful experience at Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital and make your readers aware of an excellent breast surgeon in the area.
Welcome to The-Signal.com's "2day in the SCV," a compendium of today's events and a quick journey through the past, present and future.
Safeway has agreed to be acquired by an investment group led by Cerberus Capital Management, the owner several supermarket chains.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Google's mystery barge floated Thursday to its new home in the California delta after the Internet company was ordered to move it from San Francisco.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine lurched toward breakup Thursday as lawmakers in Crimea unanimously declared they wanted to join Russia and would put the decision to voters in 10 days. President Barack Obama condemned the move and the West answered with the first real sanctions against Russia.
Congress missed another opportunity to curb the outrageous spending that is taking place in Washington. The tense political climate prevented a prolonged but necessary debate on the debt ceiling.
Years ago, city leaders pushed to pass the open space initiative, buying land around our city to prevent development and maintain scenery.
As a longtime Santa Clarita resident and a real estate professional, I know the importance of community. Santa Clarita is home to several vibrant neighborhoods, each with its own identity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 20 points and 11 rebounds during three thunderous quarters by the Los Angeles Clippers, who routed the Lakers again 142-94 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to a season-best six games.
It took two overtime periods for the seventh-seeded The Master's College men's basketball team to take down second-seeded Arizona Christian 80-77 in the first round of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday.
Central Park in Saugus has been identified as one of the recipients of the "Heart Your Park" fundraising program, a partnership between Macy's and the National Recreation and Park Association to raise funds for parks across the country.
College of the Canyons officials warned students Thursday about two separate attacks on female students on or near the school's Valencia campus.
Recent remarks made by President Barack Obama highlight how important fathers are in this country. He said even he would be better off with his dad in his life.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
A national organization is working to rid people of the use of what they refer to as the "r-word."
Many health experts agree that whole grains are an important part of a healthy diet. Whole grains include the well-known wheat, corn, oats, rice, barley and rye. There are many whole grains with impressive health benefits that you may not have heard of, including quinoa, spelt, sorghum and kamut.
Jamie Dever was alone at the hospital with a nurse and midwife when she went into labor. The baby boy was big, almost nine pounds, he was face-down and she arrived too late for an epidural. The pain was terrific; the midwife held her hand and repeated "Be brave, be brave" with each wave of contractions. Dever was unattached to the child's father, and she labored without kin or partner. But she didn't feel lonely - she felt like it was an experience between her and her newborn child.