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.
Voters across the Santa Clarita Valley go to the polls Tuesday to decide which candidates will steer their schools into the next decade.
When it comes to the Castaic Union School District election, there's one 800-pound gorilla in the room.
Voters in West Ranch, Castaic and Tesoro del Valle will make an important decision Nov. 3, perhaps the most important decision anyone in the Santa Clarita Valley has been asked to make since 1987, when local residents formed their own city.
Rarely is a decision so difficult as the one facing voters in the Santa Clarita Community College District.
Voters in the William S. Hart Union High School District face a tough choice Nov. 3. They must select from an enthusiastic group of five hard-running candidates to fill three open seats.
It's almost time to cast your vote
Local voters have a mixed bag of decisions to make Nov. 3. Some will be easy, others not so easy.
The destruction of a 100-year-old former Newhall school building has caused quite a stir within the historic preservation community in Santa Clarita.
It seems as though Californians have finally awakened to the hoodwinking they took over the bullet train ballot trick of 2008 that would have them believe a train could actually be built in California for $68 billion that would carry huge streams of people from San Francisco to Los Angeles in two hours and 40 minutes with no government subsidies.
It's pretty basic. Public governmental agencies in this country should be accountable to the public they serve. They are funded by taxpayer money, and the bureaucrats who staff these agencies should consider taxpayers their bosses.
The brouhaha over billboards in the city of Santa Clarita - a controversy that divided residents in the spring and threatens to continue doing so through the rest of this year - is among the more unnecessary to face Santa Clarita Valley residents in the city's 27 years of existence.
The Signal urges a YES vote on Proposition 42, the measure dealing with public records, open meetings and state reimbursement to local agencies.
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