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Tim Myers - The happy warriors in the CSU system

During the lean times of the Great Recession we get used to certain images: The sad sign of the foreclosure notice on the vacant house. A closure notice on a factory that once made cars. The dejected and somewhat caged looks of recently laid off workers in an unemployment line. These images make us sad.

October 25, 2009 | Myers' Musings | Columnists


It was reasonable for parents to opt out

Regarding ("Opt-out disbelief," Sept. 20) Linda Storli-Koontz's not being able to "imagine parents opting their high school students out of hearing" President Barack Obama's speech to students: It wouldn't have happened if Obama's Department of Education hadn't sent a "lesson plan" directly to schools asking students to write an essay on "how can I help President Obama."

October 25, 2009 | Matt Diederich Santa Clarita | Letters to the Editor


The defense bill was a bad idea for U.S.

President Barack Obama promised our veterans: "If Congress sends me a defense bill loaded with ... waste, I will veto it."

October 25, 2009 | Gary Curtis Santa Clarita | Letters to the Editor


Who does the work in a hippie culture

In a letter by Lois Eisenberg ("Maybe we need a 'Messiah,'" Oct. 19) she suggests "thinking outside the box" and extols the virtues of the "hippie/yippie culture," whatever that is. At the end she asks the question "what is so wrong with being taken care of for the rest of your life"?

October 25, 2009 | Jeff Miladin Santa Clarita | Letters to the Editor


Joel Miller, D.M.D. receives prestigious LLSR award

Joel S. Miller, D.M.D. of Valencia Aesthetic Dentistry was honored witht he prestigious 2009 Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition award by the Academy of General Dentistry on July 11.

October 25, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Signal Lifestyle


Leon Worden - Local control is within your reach

Eleven million dollars.

October 25, 2009 | SCV Voices | Columnists


Your Community: Dates to Watch and Upcoming Events

Dates to Watch

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Signal Lifestyle


UPDATED: McKeon joins fight for long-term solutions in transportation

LOS ANGELES COUNTY - U.S. Congressman Howard "Buck" McKeon (R-Santa Clarita) has joined the bipartisan coalition of federal, state and local officials urging the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) to develop an inclusive, regional and longer-term strategy to maximize federal funding for new projects, announced MTA Director, Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich.

October 24, 2009 | Source: Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Fifth District | SCV Raw


Man arrested after car chase

A man is in custody after he allegedly led deputies on a short chase in a stolen car in Canyon Country earlier this week, officials said.

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Hart district forum set for Wednesday

The Democratic Club of Santa Clarita Valley and the Democratic Alliance for Action will host a joint candidates forum for the William S. Hart Union High School District school board race at 7 p.m. on Wednesday at Vincenzo's Pizza in Newhall.

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


UPDATED: The 'dead' donated more than a half ton of food to living

On Saturday, Oct. 17, 625 zombies terrorized Main Street in Newhall, all in the support of the local Newhall Food Pantry.

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff & Brave New World | SCV Raw


Messina endorsed by 3 COC board members

William S. Hart Union High School District board candidate Joe Messina has been endorsed by College of the Canyons board members Scott Wilk, Michele Jenkins and Joan MacGregor.

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Moberg receives endorsements

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


President declares swine flu a national emergency

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency and empowered his health secretary to suspend federal requirements and speed treatment for thousands of infected people.

The declaration that Obama signed late Friday authorized Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to bypass federal rules so health officials can respond more quickly to the outbreak, which has killed more than 1,000 people in the United States.

October 24, 2009 | By Phillip Elliott Associated Press Writer | Santa Clarita Valley News


Hart exec job opens up

Robert Gapper, the Hart district's chief operations officer, is leaving his position to replace Rochelle Neal, assistant superintendent of human resources and student services, who is retiring in January.

October 24, 2009 | By Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


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Affordable Care Act: A success story

I am one of those folks who signed up for the Affordable Care Act. It was my first time on the open health care market, since I always had health care provided from employment, either mine or my spouse's.

January 17, 2014 | By Nanette A. Meister Newhall | Letters to the Editor


Did burglaries really rise?

Regarding The Signal's Jan. 6 front-page article, "Burglaries on the rise in SCV this past year," I would like to point out that all is not necessarily as it appears.

January 17, 2014 | By Richard Myers Valencia | Letters to the Editor


USA can fall due to greed

I honestly don't believe that Democrats and Republicans will ever sit down and compromise on anything. The simple act of governing for all of the people seems to be impossible.

January 17, 2014 | By Dana L. Stern Sr. Canyon Country | Letters to the Editor


In your words: The day of the quake

Editor's note: We asked our newspaper, website and Facebook readers to tell us about their experiences in the Jan. 17, 1994, Northridge earthquake. Here's what they said.

January 17, 2014 | Signal Staff | Santa Clarita Valley News


Alice Khosravy: Role of government on display

Recently, the community of Santa Clarita has been buzzing over potential billboard removals and the possibility of sign ordinance changes. It began when the Metro Group, who owns the land on which the billboards in question reside, approached the city with a proposal to remove every billboard in the Metro (railroad) right-of-way, within the Soledad Canyon Road and Railroad Avenue corridors, in the center of the city. This amounts to the permanent removal of 118 billboards on 62 structures along the Metro right-of-way in exchange for a change to the current sign ordinance that would allow them to build three ...

January 17, 2014 | By Alice Khosravy Right here right now | Columnists


Marsha McLean:Santa Clarita transit is your ticket to better transportation

The demand for public transportation continues to increase as Americans enjoy the freedoms provided by commuter buses and railways.

January 17, 2014 | By Marsha McLean Live from city hall | Columnists


SCV Chamber honors local heroes

This summer, the Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce will host the third annual Patriot Luncheon on July 11 at the Hyatt Regency Valencia.

March 31, 2013 | By Terri Crain President, Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce | Business & Real Estate


County supervisor to speak at SCV Chamber State of the County luncheon

Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich will address the Santa Clarita Valley business and community leaders on May 1 at the fifth annual State of the County Luncheon.

March 31, 2013 | By Terri Crain President, Santa Clarita Valley Chamber of Commerce | Business & Real Estate


Busting misconceptions about investor perceptions

We all know that perception often influences our decisions, yet we catch ourselves and become reminded that what we perceive isn't always what's really going on. With the constant barrage of information available in today's 24/7 world, it's important to not get caught up in the day-to-day market volatility and news headlines. That daily hype doesn't always dovetail with what Wells Fargo Advisors top strategists are observing in the financial marketplace.

March 31, 2013 | By LuzAnna Malec Senior Vice President, Wells Fargo Advisors | Banking & Finance


Bayless leads community in industry, growth

Bayless is…

March 31, 2013 | By Andrea McAfee Controller, Bayless Engineering | Industry


Hart School District aims to make every graduate’s post-secondary dream a reality

With everything from nationally ranked academic programs to effective career education opportunities and college placement services, Hart district students are afforded every opportunity to excel in an increasingly competitive academic environment.

March 31, 2013 | For The Signal | Education


Santa Clarita homebuyers find many advantages with Pardee Homes and Fair Oaks Ranch

Whether priorities are schools, recreation or convenience and friendly neighborhoods, home buyers are finding that Fair Oaks Ranch by Pardee Homes fills the bill.

March 31, 2013 | For The Signal | Business & Real Estate


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