Brian Charles' front page article (April 1) regarding the "tossed paper controversy" at Canyon High School raises more questions than the incident itself.
In a front page article on April 1, ("Tossed paper causes incident at Canyon") Signal Staff Writer Brian Charles has wrongly convicted teacher Michael Motherspaw by grossly misrepresenting a Canyon High classroom incident without researching or representing the facts.
Regarding the "Tossed paper causes incident at Canyon" story in The Signal April 1: This is just one more example of the parenting-induced and encouraged hypersensitivity to even the least of the "slings and arrows of outrageous fortune."
Editor's note: The following letter was addressed to Signal Publisher Ian Lamont.
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Sequoia Students Visit School's Namesakes
"Dancing with Our Stars," a Santa Clarita ballroom dance competition inspired by the TV show "Dancing with the Stars," is set for Saturday, April 18 at the Hyatt Valencia.
Sheriff's deputies who stopped to help a motorist with a smoking car soon found themselves arresting the driver, a Sylmar man, for possession of methamphetamines.
You can tell a great deal about a wine store from the labels it carries. Some stores strive to carry big name brands that consumers easily recognize, while others embrace the challenge of stocking their racks with lesser-known labels.
The most charitable thing we can say about the otherwise insufferable "Observe and Report" is that it shows Seth Rogen has some range.
"Hannah Montana: The Movie" just shouldn't be analyzed from an adult perspective - which, frankly, is irrelevant.
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The article "Deputies arrest accused tagger" (April 2) revealed the arrest of a 16-year-old tagging suspect in Canyon Country at 4 a.m. He was released to his parents. Where were they in the first place?
Steve Lunetta, loved your "Torn over teachers" column (March 30). I read The Signal daily but rarely respond. I want to thank your for such a well-informed commentary. I was also a victim of a layoff, in my 60s, (and) can't possibly absorb additional tax increases.
When Bryan Herta is asked why he decided to start his own auto racing team, he readily admits that it's one of the craziest moves he has ever made.
HALF MOON BAY, Calif. (AP) - A young man died after a hole he dug on a Northern California beach collapsed and trapped him in the sand for at least five minutes, authorities said Tuesday.
Adding to the growing number of new pizza restaurants opening in Santa Clarita, Pieology on Newhall Ranch Road is introducing itself to the community by donating 25 percent of the day's sales to a good cause and giving away 50 free pizzas on July 29.
Star date: 55367 (I have no idea where they come up with that number), nearing the Galaxy LitigationRus, home to those much worse than the dreaded Romulans or the detestable Kardassians. This is the home of one of the most feared races in the Universe – the PlanNot-ians.
I am a new subscriber to The Signal. I missed your satirical editorial piece on July 13, which Michelle Boehm responded to in the July 20 issue of The Signal.
Katie sat anxiously in the salon chair this past Tuesday afternoon. We were in Seattle visiting Katie - it was our first visit to see her since she left Southern California after recuperating from a traumatic brain injury she suffered in India.
Another week, another opening of fine films.
There have been a great many suggestions about how this country should handle the crisis posed by the thousands of children invading our country.
In my humble opinion, the most straightforward, simplest answer to the William S. Hart Union High School District going to board member representation by areas/districts would be to add two board positions.
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Miguel Gonzalez took a two-hit shutout into the eighth inning, Jonathan Schoop homered and J.J. Hardy hit two RBI doubles to lead the Baltimore Orioles to a 4-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The interim CEO of the Los Angeles Clippers testified Tuesday that coach Doc Rivers told him he will quit if Donald Sterling remains the owner of the team.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Clint Hurdle watched rookie Gregory Polanco scuffle for the better part of two weeks before giving the talented but raw right fielder a needed night off on Monday.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene Tuesday night in Acton after a vehicle slammed into a pole on the northbound Highway 14 at Soledad Canyon Road and Sierra Highway, a California Highway Patrol officer confirmed.
One person was transported to the hospital with what appeared to be non-serious injuries after a vehicle crashed into a building in Newhall on Tuesday, according to an official.
Two elementary-school-aged entrepreneurs set up shop Tuesday on a Newhall street corner, enjoying an age-old summer custom: operating a lemonade stand.
U.S. and European airlines canceled flights to Israel Tuesday, but Santa Clarita Valley representatives of two faiths that consider Israel the holy land said they're not worried about pilgrims' safety.