Santa Clarita City Council members have a $219.6 million budget before them, which they are expected to approve at Tuesday's council meeting.
In what feels at times like an avalanche of social problems facing us all, one has emerged demanding more and more attention: homelessness.
Out of Sunday's outrage, shock and grief over the bloody attack at an Orlando gay nightclub, we heard rhetoric from our nation's leaders that made us proud.
In this day of near-instantaneous communication, we find it surprising - yes, even perturbing - that we're being told by Los Angeles County election officials we must wait until next month to find out the results of some important races on last Tuesday's ballot.
There has been much discussion over College of the Canyons' Measure E bond proposal on Tuesday's ballot. Passions are strong on both sides to the point of reaching a fever pitch in recent days.
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 $230 million bond that would provide College of the Canyons with permanent structures for its Canyon Country campus, modernize some of its Valencia campus buildings and provide much-needed parking for the swell of students that have pushed our community college from one of the smaller in the state to one of the larger.
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 The Signal.
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 drama has been played out right here on the Santa Clarita Valley's small stage.
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 our republic. That proposition can be taken further: That as citizens within a community we owe a debt of fidelity to our neighbors, and the payment of that debt is that we participate in all things that could help our communities thrive.
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This is in repose to your "Our View - Kudos to council for Laemmle deal" editorial published in the Feb. 13 edition of The Signal.
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Wanted: Innovative leaders with good intentions and the willingness to work hard for nothing, or next to nothing.
We need to do more.
The California Legislature is at it again, trying to curb your First Amendment rights.
We are thankful that our Santa Clarita Valley water retailers have officially lifted the yard-watering schedule they said was unnecessary two years ago when the ...
Last weekend we could only marvel at the expertise shown by firefighters from around Southern California as they battled one of the worst fires in ...
Santa Clarita, which has long declared itself a business-friendly city, took a positive step last week in addressing an obstacle local business owners have complained ...
Today, just two days before we celebrate America's Independence Day, we salute the courage of those 56 men who boldly and unanimously signed their ...
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