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.
October 10, 2015|
By Signal Staff
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.
September 05, 2015|
The Signal Staff
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.
Unfortunately, Californians are accustomed to dealing with a state bureaucracy that doesn't work as well as it should. We put up with it and chalk it up to living in the most populous state in the country.
We have to pause this beautiful Sunday morning and remark upon the great news received last week: The Bureau of Land Management, which issued a contract 15 years ago to turn Soledad Canyon into a gigantic open-pit mine, more or less yanked the rug out from under the holder of that contract, telling mining giant Cemex that "canceling the contract is now legally viable."
It's a disappointment that only one person filed to run in the special election to replace Congressman Steve Knight, R-Palmdale, in the California Senate district that takes in most of the Santa Clarita Valley.