"Trust, but verify."
You almost certainly know the tune. You might even know the opening line: "Should old acquaintance be forgot. ..." After that things may be hazy.
We are disappointed.
It's likely many residents of the Santa Clarita Valley can't relate to the charm of fresh-fallen holiday snow, but we beg your indulgence.
Cemex. The name used to strike fear into the hearts of politically conscious Santa Clarita Valley residents.
Van Thomas Barfoot's story reads like a lost scene from "Saving Private Ryan."
The city of Santa Clarita says it could mean the death of the local movie industry as we know it.
Since Santa Clarita's incorporation in December 1987, our city has seen much change, and that will continue.
Consider this a Thanksgiving postcript.
"In ordinary life we hardly realize that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich."
The good news is, the Hart district took a step Wednesday toward making a Castaic high school a reality.
It took more than 10 years of advocacy, but Santa Clarita is finally on track to get something it sorely needs: a new county courthouse.
On Wednesday, the Hart district board is scheduled to officially pick one, two or maybe three pieces of property as potential sites for a high school in Castaic.
Tuesday's election reminded us of a recent letter to the editor which asked, in essence, "Do you mean to say I need to read The Signal to know what's going on in the Santa Clarita Valley?"
We are a nation built upon the sacrifices of soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines.
The city of Santa Clarita's recent decision and announcement of a settlement with plaintiffs' attorneys over alleged violations of the California Voting Rights Act begs the question: Is this decision the result of an admission that there is a barrier in the city of Santa Clarita to racial and ethnic diversity being reflected in the community's City Council makeup?
Believing this year's election to be a crucial one for the Santa Clarita City Council, The Signal conducted one-on-one interviews with all candidates who agreed and weighed the 13 choices carefully.
We find ourselves troubled by the entire city-billboard issue resolved at a ridiculously long City Council meeting last week.
In a little over three weeks, registered voters in Santa Clarita will go to the polls - if they haven't already mailed in their ballots - to select as many as three new members of the five-member Santa Clarita City Council.
Pay attention, folks. This is getting serious.
Today is The Signal's 95th birthday, making us one of the oldest businesses in the Santa Clarita Valley.
The campaigns for the Santa Clarita City Council and the 25th Congressional District are kicking into a higher gear.
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