At first, I was outraged that I should have to shut my trap at my child's soccer game. Indignant, I wondered "what's next?"
Regarding the front-page story entitled "School bond hits a roadblock," I have a few questions.
My wife and I moved from Burbank to the Hasley Canyon area five years ago. We had horses in our backyard in Burbank, Griffith Park with its equestrian trails and some deer and coyotes.
The tragedy (student suicide) at Vasquez High School filled me with sadness and anger. Anger because we don't simply have to watch as kids are brutalized day after day.
The following is a copy of a letter sent to Ken Pulskamp, Santa Clarita city manager:|
Santa Clarita is well-known for its fires. We have the Santa Ana winds that make the canyons and passes a big risk.
The mainstream media's slant on Gov. Sarah Palin is worse than shameful. The lady showed up for a job and was immediately debased and vulgarized beyond belief.
Churches are more involved in politics every election. It seems that a line continues to be crossed in the separation of church and state, much more so in the battle of Proposition 8.
Tom Pedersen's letter to the editor and cartoon (Nov. 16) were right on the mark. The Signal's editorial is a misguided encouragement of a master plan that is based upon erroneous assumptions. Mr. Seaver's pronouncement "that it is now or never" is an outright scare tactic with no basis in fact.
We woke up on Nov. 15 and were shocked to see a front-page photo of young man skating at the skate park without a helmet.
Regarding Proposition 8 and the lawsuits, if the minority is allowed to overrule the majority, then I want to start a "impeach Obama" campaign today.
I do not wish to take much of your time other than to inform you of the consequences if Proposition 8 fails.
I have noticed over the past couple of months spotlight articles of the West Ranch Marching Band and Color Guard.
I am writing in response to the letter written by Matthew Brayman and printed in the Sept. 16, 2008, edition of The Signal. Mr. Brayman asserts that Barack Obama's tax proposals will result in a $21,000 tax increase for a family making $75,000.
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.
I just wanted to point out the need to overturn the Citizens United decision of the United States Supreme Court in 2010.
On the rare occasion I see a sheriff's car in the area and can access the deputy, I thank them for their service and for driving my street, West Del Monte Drive.
During the recent Board of Trustees meeting at College of the Canyons, several board members expressed their surprise at the landslide "no" vote on the proposed full-time faculty contract.
Regarding the battle that is being fought on College of the Canyons' campus, I would like to take the opportunity to explain what the full-time faculty is seeking: equity and respect.