It's always a blessing when Tim Myers writes a column for The Signal. Since the Sears catalog went out of print there's been a shortage of paper appropriate for use in the bathroom, but then Myers' column comes along and the Santa Clarita Valley is all set for another week. What a pile of garbage.
As I try to enjoy a barbecue in my backyard, I can't help but sense that a huge, monstrous obstruction is peering down at me.
The barricade that was erected at the intersection of Alaminos and Benz roads is another example of individuals who want the government to bail them out when they make poor decisions.
I am writing to voice my strong support of the Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital master plan. As a member of the nursing leadership at the hospital, I've seen the results of a growing Santa Clarita Valley population and the limited resources and space at the community's only hospital.
I read your article about silent soccer games (Nov. 25) and would like to speak for those of us in favor of this move.
As Roman Catholics, we were appalled and offended by the comments made by Rev. Jay Scott Newman (of St. Mary's Catholic Church in Greenville, S.C., who said parishioners who voted for Barack Obama should perform penance for backing a candidate who supports "pro-abortion" policies). The 61 percent of
McCain's comment, "The fundamentals of our economy are strong," shows just how out of touch with middle-class voters he is. Home foreclosures are occurring at an incredible rate. Merrill Lynch was just bought by Bank of America. Lehman Brothers was just acquired by Barclay's.
I read with interest the article "Can't afford to live" in the SCV, which basically was about a meeting of the Valencia Industrial Association.
There we were again, completely cut off from going south on the Interstate 5 and Highway 14 freeways and side roads due to a closure because of a fire. And who can forget the same scenario during the 1994 earthquake?
Since I am one of those "faithful Democrats" John Castagna describes with such disdain in his letter to the editor on Nov. 7, I feel that I must respond to his diatribe.
I wonder how many people are aware of McSame's role in the savings and loan debacle of the '90s and his censure by the Senate?
It's time to get a few things straight regarding the Wall Street bailout. After two years of listening to George W. Bush telling us "the economy is fine, there is nothing to worry about," which was echoed a scant week and a half ago by John McCain when he cited "the economy is fundamentally sound," now Bush and Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson place a gun to Congress' collective head saying they need a blank check ...
Amazing - my childhood keyboard hero Elton John comes to the rescue and in a few simple words puts the whole issue of Proposition 8 into focus.
I would like to comment on the Nov. 19 letter to the editor regarding the anti-8 rally at the corner of McBean Parkway and Valencia Boulevard on Nov. 2.
On Saturday, Nov. 15 at about 6 p.m., my husband and I were waiting to turn right onto Valencia Boulevard from McBean Parkway.
We have just had another mass shooting and gun control advocates are all over it but maybe it would never have happened if someone in the Navy had done their job.
Be not influenced by our horrific experiences in Iraq, for they were the result of a lie. A lie to Congress, its citizens and our allies.
I just saw an ad for a new television comedy this fall. Since it is to be about the "family," I focused in.
In the past few weeks The Signal has printed two front-page articles that, when considered together, reveal some interesting things about our City Council.
Those on the left, center, and right all think they know best - in fact, that may be the only thing they do agree upon.
Lots of people are familiar with the reality TV show "Say Yes to the Dress," in which a bride to be allows an entourage to help pick out her wedding dress.
Regarding "Council votes down bag ban," Sept. 12, The Signal article contains the statement "Some council members spoke in favor of banning plastic bags but bristled at the implication that customers would be required to pay five or 10 cents a bag for the paper counterparts."
There can be only one memorialized statue at the entrance to Newhall: William S. Hart, the cowboy, actor, rancher and humanitarian who made the community and contributed his legacy for all to enjoy forever.
Health care definitely needs reform, but Obamacare, the so-called Affordable Care Act, is a travesty - as evidenced by the AFL-CIO now asking to be exempted.
Gary Horton's (no relation) column about war is very revealing in that it delves into the short-sightedness of liberal thinking.
I cannot believe that some people actually think that same-sex marriages ought not to exist. That is just plain brutal.
The student government at UCLA recently resolved to ban the term "illegal immigrant" because they consider it "racially derogatory language" which has led to "racial profiling practices, punitive policies targeting socially marginalized groups, hate crimes and violence."
In his letter to the editor in the Aug. 29 edition of The Signal, Brian Springer credits "The Butler" movie as truthful. It is not.