"How often misused words generate misleading thoughts."
The Santa Clarita City Council has no term limits. The feeling is that folks will vote council members out of office if they don't like what's going on in the city.
Should Santa Clarita homeowners pay $100 more in taxes every year to suck salt out of the water before we flush it down the drain?
The 18-year-old Marine from Stevenson Ranch marched off to war, bristling with hopefulness and promise.
Last Wednesday, a packed house heard Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich pull no punches when he lambasted the state for its $20 billion deficit, and voiced the serious need for significant reform now.
The June 8 primary election is fast approaching, and the ballot includes several statewide initiatives. Here is our take on the five propositions.
There's one thing you can safely say about the Santa Clarita Valley: When tragedy strikes, we are quick to come to the aid of our fellow residents.
It's time to get serious.
Founded in 1927, Los Angeles Baptist College made the Santa Clarita Valley home in the early 1960s, when it purchased the former Happy Jack's Dude Ranch in Placerita Canyon.
When it comes to reasons people settle in the Santa Clarita Valley, our schools are usually at, or near, the top of the list.
The City Council election is finally done with - sort of. Residents are awaiting the final tally on votes to see who will get the third seat. Who will join re-elected council members Laurene Weste and Marsha McLean behind the dais? Incumbent Frank Ferry, currently ahead by only 69 votes, with more than 600 votes still to count, or challenger David Gauny?
Election day is nearly upon is. Many ballots - probably most - are already in via mail, and on Tuesday the polls will be open for remaining voters to select three members of the Santa Clarita City Council.
Editor's note: This editorial originally appeared in the April 7, 2008, edition of The Signal. With Tuesday marking the 40th anniversary of the Newhall Incident, we thought these words were worth repeating.
They were just four men. Four men who went to work like they did every day, never expecting it would be their last.
The community was abuzz last week over the decision to eliminate eighth-grade promotion ceremonies in the Hart district.
There is strength in numbers, and Santa Clarita's movers, shakers and decision-makers stood side-by-side in Sacramento last week to flex their muscles.
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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