I wholeheartedly endorse Diane for City Council. I have never met anyone who does the homework necessary to make important decisions like Diane. She reads background material and actually listens to perspectives of those who will be impacted by her decisions. Only then does she take a position, and actually follows through with actions necessary to support her decision. Currently a planning commissioner, she demonstrated her knowledge about the problems confronting this community during the ...
There are two openings on the City Council. It is time to fill Bob Kellar's opening with a qualified candidate such as Diane Trautman.
To The Editor: I met City Council candidate Laurie Ender 25 years ago at Pepperdine University. We were both freshmen, and Laurie was hanging up political posters for her run for student council. I'm pretty sure the first thing she said to me was, "May I count on your vote?" She did get my vote, and has been a close friend ever since. It is absolutely no surprise to me, or any of her college ...
To The Editor: I am writing today on behalf of Diane Trautman, a highly qualified candidate who will make a great addition to the Santa Clarita City Council. I met Diane back in 1998 at James Foster Elementary School. She was heavily involved with PTA and the school, and her commitment and dedication to Foster helped make the school a great place for our kids and a great place for parents to become involved. Over ...
To The Editor: The city of Santa Clarita has evolved over the past two decades with worthy expansion and development. As we move toward the future, though, the viability of our infrastructure will depend on those who recognize balance between our social and economic needs. Until now, the needs of our senior population have largely been ignored.
To The Editor: It seems "fashionable" for some members of Santa Clarita's City Council to claim stupidity when they get caught with their hand in the cookie jar. It appears as though all a person has to say when they get caught is: "I'm sorry, I didn't know the law," or "I may have violated state law."
The Signal's recent reporting of Mayor Bob Kellar's omissions on state disclosure forms is unnecessarily slanted to suggest these omissions are nefarious, versus mistakes or oversights.
To The Editor: Your vote on April 8, for the City Council election is important. It is the opportunity to support leaders who carry your vision, share your values, reflect your ideas and thoughts about the needs of the city of Santa Clarita, and demonstrate a willingness to listen to constituents.
To The Editor: After reading recent Signal articles about our esteemed city councilman Bob Kellar (regarding Form 700 income disclosure) and Frank Ferry (regarding campaign mailers for Bob Keller and Laurie Ender), I am forced to come to one of two possible conclusions:
To The Editor: Diane Trautman is my choice for City Council. I had known of Diane for years and was impressed with her performance as a planning commissioner. She had obviously done her homework before she came to the meetings, had studied the issues, was able to ask probing questions and reach decisions which were good for the entire community. A year ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Diane when we were both involved ...
To The Editor: I have known Bob Spierer for about 30 years. He is one of the most conscientious persons that I have known. He is a passionate advocate for the things that we as citizens of the city of Santa Clarita demand of our city and government officials: honesty, intelligence, political skill and our shared values. During my career as a deputy sheriff I was selected to be the narcotic enforcement supervisor for the ...
To The Editor: What struck me while reading a recent article about Las Lomas was a quote from our own Lisa Hardy. Lisa is one of many who "rightfully" oppose this proposed development. Her quote in the article was, "It is so grossly incompatible with its surroundings, it violates every principle of urban planning."
To the Editor: We are writing in response to the Gates-King industrial project. We read this morning that this project, which has been approved, will mean the removal of 1,400 oak trees. If even half that number are removed, it is entirely too much. Recently, we the voters approved raising our taxes in order to create open space around our city. Now our council chooses to support a project that will destroy many oaks within ...
To The Editor: I am writing in support of Laurie Ender for City Council. The citizens of Santa Clarita will benefit greatly by electing Laurie Ender to the City Council on April 8.
To The Editor: :In Ms. Wright's letter ("Republicans: Foes of Education," March 14, 2008) she insinuates that the Hart School District budget deficit was caused by the Republicans' reluctance to do away with the so-called "Yacht Tax." It would be best to know exactly what this tax really is.
Here is what gets me: The Republicans are always asking, where are the jobs? Well as of March 1, 2013, they are going to let thousands of people get laid off.
The toll roads are great for the young people but how about us older ones that still like to get out and see things. ? How about making it free for older people?
Have you ever seen the Investigation Discovery shows such as "Solved", "Disappeared", or "Extreme Forensics"?
I was upset hearing that Rick Perry traveled to California on a "job-poaching mission."
In a Feb. 22 Letter to the Editor in The Signal, Brian Baker claims that President Obama is a "socialist."
The recent movie "Lincoln" was highly acclaimed in this year's Oscar-considerations.
A key difference between Left and Right is that when the Right transgresses the freedom of others, it violates its own tenets.
Regarding Alice Khosravy's column "California is at bottom for business," (Feb. 22), Khosravy's excellent commentary was so clear and so factual citing a huge - if not t-h-e huge - problem that is at the core of California being on life support as a state, a once-thriving, enviable state.
The Boy Scouts of America need to allow gays into their organization because that is the moral imperative, if you will, toward "a more perfect union."
Leftists of late have become very defensive about being called socialist in their ideology, as typified by Kevin Buck's column (Feb. 19, "Straw men live in glass houses").