I don't know Nicole Pyburn of Castaic who wrote the Letter to the Editor on Oct. 24 ("Don't we Christians eat pork?") but I know she's my new hero.
Since recorded history began, human society has used marriage as a means to create families which can procreate and protect and train the offspring.
I recently moved to the SCV from Oklahoma, and I was not sure what to expect out here on the left coast.
We at PFLAG do not have the money to run a full-page ad, but here are some things I would like you to know: Prop. 8 is simple. It changes the state Constitution, preventing marriage for gays.
The big question is: If the educators in their TV ads, mail, etc., are saying that a "yes" vote on Prop. 8 will not affect the schools, why are they spending more than $1 million in union dues to fight it?
What most people fail to take into consideration in the Prop. 8 debate is that it was God who initiated and defined marriage, not man.
The question is whether we as a society are going to radically redefine the institution of marriage. It's not about my personal marriage, but the effects on our children, nation, and future generations.
Why is it that people are always against gays? They do nothing to you at all. They are just like you and me and they just want to live their lives and be with the people they love.
Recently at Central Park my civil rights were violated by someone opposed to Proposition 8. I parked my car in the parking lot and went off to watch my kids practice.
God himself created the institution of marriage in the book of Genesis.
Those attending the William S. Hart High School District's Disaster Preparedness Summit on Tuesday took the time out of their busy schedules to ensure they and their families are ready for the next earthquake, flood and wildfire.
If you're curious about the Todd and Sarah Palin decade-long involvement in the Alaska Independence Party, here's a sampling from the AIP's Web site:
A new "no texting while driving" law took effect Jan. 1? So what?
As a Jew, a Holocaust survivor, a journalist and a former press officer at the Consulate General of Israel in New York, I vehemently condemn and decry the slaughter of innocent civilians in Gaza by the Israeli Defense Forces.
I believe that we need to withdraw troops in Iraq now. It is a mistake for any troops to be there, and they are there in great peril.
On July 3, The Signal published a column by Tina Dupuy titled "Freedom for Hobby Lobby's religious rights."
First of all, I am absolutely against all of the billboards in the Santa Clarita Valley - including the ones along the Metro right-of-way. I am also against the digital sign boards along the freeways.
Brian Baker's column published in The Signal June 30 ("The IRS is far from earning back our trust") is spot on!
A recent letter writer complimented Santa Clarita's trail system and inquired as to whether the city will be adding more trails, specifically near the Newhall Ranch Road underpass.
Speeding, cellphone calling, texting, tail-gating arrogance, complete disregard for the other motorist and other numerous unsafe practices while driving that cause accidents - these have been my contention in many letters to the editor that I have submitted to The Signal.
The city of Santa Clarita's response to my letter (June 23, "When will the city water medians responsibly?") regarding watering, the saving of water and new landscaping was full of details.
Correction: The following letter to the editor is being repeated because the wrong name of the writer was printed at the bottom of the letter when it was originally published on Wednesday. Albert Bigelow did not write this letter. The correct letter writer's name appears today.
Did anyone else note the TV newscast showing insurgents in Iraq opening the old bunker?
There's nothing wrong with Mr. Lunetta questioning and challenging the assertions of the REMI report that a revenue-neutral carbon fee would have positive economic benefits as well as reduce greenhouse gas emissions (June 26, "The carbon tax has flaws").
The State of Islam has been declared by ISIS or ISIL. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is the leader of ISIS.
I want to give big kudos to the Santa Clarita City Council past and present, the city manager and everyone involved in making the city bike/walking/running trails the fantastic network they are today.
It's nice to see a positive article on the front page of The Signal about Shane Vereen ("Vereen brings it back," June 22).
Once again, Councilman Bob Kellar slams his constituents by saying that many who signed the petitions to overturn the council's decision to permit digital billboard on our freeways were not fully aware of the full details of the proposal ("Billboard matter will be put to a vote," www.signalscv.com).
Our city and local school districts should sue Shenkman & Hughes to force the Malibu-based law firm to stop its suits alleging bias in our election process unless they can prove discrimination against minorities.