On Nov. 4, 2008, American voters cast their ballots for Barack Obama based on image and promises.
Last week I received a call from The Signal asking me if I wished to renew my subscription to the paper.
Many people feel daunted and overwhelmed by economics. We've been apparently successful as a nation for so long that the average citizen hasn't felt compelled to understand what is happening to the economy.
This cartoon sums up my concern that G&L Realty is just using Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital as a front to build office buildings and parking structures for its own gain.
I am writing to express my dissatisfaction regarding the construction of the huge lattice-type towers by Edison Co.
It's heartbreaking. To see a beautiful, sprawling community ruined before our eyes in just a few days' time is devastating.
For many years I lived in an upscale area in the Westside of Los Angeles. Retirement was in my near future, so I started looking at retirement communities.
As you are probably aware by now, my community, Belcaro, in Valencia has a big problem with Edison.
We hear the Chamber of Commerce urge us to "shop local," and I wanted to mention a local business that went the extra mile in my eye in terms of service.
Recently I went through my daughter's trick-or-treat candy, and she had received a piece of candy that was recalled by the FDA.
David Kirschner justifies his action of "flipping the bird" at "Yes on 8" supporters by saying that his actions are protected by free speech laws.
On page C2 of the sports section on Oct. 25, the story begins, "Several key games took place Friday evening as Valencia, Saugus, and Canyon picked up Foothill League victories."
I have read the letters that have been written to the editor about the Valencia Library and have to say that Nancy Chaffin ("Valencia Library is fine just as it is," Nov. 8), who wrote that the library is fine the way it is, is completely correct.
Regarding "Alleged 2007 ax attacker acquitted," Nov. 12: I am very disappointed to see no follow up regarding verdict. Your story was very one-sided and exaggerated.
Regarding The Signal editorial "Cooperation needed during water crisis" published in the Aug. 3 issue of the paper: Where in this cooperation do the state, county and city responsibilities come into play?
Recently a mob in Pakistan burned down eight Ahmadi Muslim homes, which resulted in the deaths of three children and a 55-year old grandmother.
Regarding the Michael Reagan column "Hollywood liberals are standing down for Israel" published Aug. 4 in The Signal: My thoughts exactly!
An article in The Signal July 3, 2014, quoted the proposed ballot language for the billboard referendum on November's ballot: "Shall Ordinance No. 14-02 adopting a Development Agreement with Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) for the removal of 62 advertisement structures, within the city, by Metro or any other means, and construction and operation of three digital billboards, adjacent to Interstate 5 and State Route 14 freeways, and the dedication to the city of revenue received from digital billboards, which creates an ongoing revenue stream, be adopted?"
Recently I was privileged to hear a presentation on the water crisis in our state, and also our problems here in Santa Clarita, regarding a shortage of water and an over-abundance of salt in our discharge into the Santa Clara River.
"Following the water rules" (Thursday's Signal) expresses a legitimate concern of SCV HOA residents - they are concerned about penalties for letting their lawns go brown as they cut back water use - landscaping accounts for some 60 percent of residential water use - because associations have rules about care and upkeep of homes, landscape and lawns.
Editor's note: About 50 percent of the water consumed in the Santa Clarita Valley comes from underground water sources.
The relatively small country of Italy (compared to the USA) has managed to take in more than 70,000 illegal immigrants (refugees) fleeing poverty, war and oppression in Northern Africa.
There is no doubt that the legalization of marijuana is gaining favor throughout the country, and I have to say that I am for it - but with some very strong reservations.
I have been agonizing over our water shortage issues for some time now, and am worried at the impact of having neighbor snitching against water using neighbors, and the hard feelings it may cause.
I am a new subscriber to The Signal. I missed your satirical editorial piece on July 13, which Michelle Boehm responded to in the July 20 issue of The Signal.
Another week, another opening of fine films.
There have been a great many suggestions about how this country should handle the crisis posed by the thousands of children invading our country.
In my humble opinion, the most straightforward, simplest answer to the William S. Hart Union High School District going to board member representation by areas/districts would be to add two board positions.
It seems incomprehensible that with the great shortage of water for this state, trillions of gallons of water lie off the cost and remains unused by those affected most.