This is in repose to your "Our View - Kudos to council for Laemmle deal" editorial published in the Feb. 13 edition of The Signal.
The Santa Clarita City Council's move this week to go forward with a plan to further develop downtown Newhall with a mixed-use project that includes a Laemmle Theatre is a milestone for our city. It is sure to boost the area's economy as well as our image as a progressive community.'
One can only imagine what was going through the mind of Edward H. Brown when he founded The Newhall Signal on Feb. 7, 1919. What might you think were his aspirations for this fledgling newspaper?
Two major water agencies in the Santa Clarita Valley are floating a tentative plan to merge - a development that would forever change the way the increasingly precious resource of water is managed here.
Early this year, we expect, the Santa Clarita City Council will have the option to take a giant leap forward in terms of residents' desires, the city's revenue stream, and its status as the entertainment draw that most current council members imagine it.
What is the Santa Clarita City Council doing?
Congratulations on the sale of the newspaper. As a long-time subscriber, I sincerely hope you will return to a seven-day-a-week paper rather than a part-time edition.
Over the years, as the left has moved farther left and the right has moved farther right, we voters have watched in dismay as discussions of serious issues in national politics have devolved into junior high school-worthy name-calling sessions, as presidential debates have turned into knock-offs of "Family Feud," as hosting "Saturday Night Live" has become more newsworthy than a thoughtful position paper on a national issue.
There's finally a focus now in our community on the issue of domestic and family violence.
It's hard to imagine two more pressing issues in the Santa Clarita Valley than the education of our children - our future - and that increasingly scarce resource - water - during this fourth year of a Western drought.
Election season is upon us again. There are a few local races for school board and a water district to be decided by voters this November. And, of course, the national elections and races for Santa Clarita City Council are slated for next year.
It was the worst man-made disaster in California history, yet its remnants lie neglected and crumbling in a Santa Clarita Valley canyon.
We're doing well so far.
The Santa Clarita Valley prides itself on its high school sports. And our high school sports teams never let us down in bringing pride to our valley. Their strong competitive spirit, talent and pure love of the sports they are competing in bring awe to those who watch year after year.
Memorial Day's arrival every year for many across the country means the unofficial start of summer. It's a long weekend where you relax and enjoy the nice weather, maybe go to a parade.
Many of Santa Clarita residents' complaints about their City Council members were on full display Tuesday night at the latest council meeting.
We believe one of the tougher decisions facing Santa Clarita Valley voters on June 7 will be the "yes" or "no" question for Measure E ...
The California Legislature appears poised to lead an attack on the First Amendment with a set of bills currently moving their way through the capitol.
Santa Clarita prides itself on being home to many veterans and we are proud that they are our neighbors.
Four months ago on Jan. 1, this paper announced it had changed hands and that a new group was stepping into the stewardship role of ...
Conflict of interest. It's a huge problem for a public official, public agency or business official.
At a time when nationwide voters are using a flamboyant reality-TV actor to signal that politics as usual won't be tolerated, a little politics-as-usual ...
It's true that an argument can be made that on a daily basis we have a responsibility to act in the best interest of ...
Most Signal readers subscribe to our publication to stay informed about local issues. On the opinion page, they want to hear from as many local ...
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