Not only am I disturbed by this article, but I'm more disturbed that The Signal would actually publish the article titled "Flag mistake fuels anger" (Dec. 11, 2008). All this does is encourage the ignorant to voice their quick-mouthed, half-witted opinions.
I may be only 22 years of age, but when my parents raised me, they taught me how to respect another human being.
I am appalled by your coverage of the upside-down flag incident in the Dec. 11, 2008 issue.
The Congressional Budget Office reports 40 percent of wage earners pay no federal income tax.
With the grave importance of the upcoming election, I find myself discussing the political situation with others more often.
For many years, the city of Santa Clarita ranked within the top-five safest cities in the country for its size.
With California state government spending reportedly jumping some $20 billion in the past four years, Democrats in the Legislature are reportedly seeking to triple automobile registration fees that could cost $1,000 per family.
I just read that State Senate candidate Tony Strickland received the endorsement of the Ventura Chamber of Commerce. The article included the California Chamber ratings for both Strickland and his opponent, Hannah-Beth Jackson. During their final year in the legislature, Strickland received a 100 percent rating from the chamber and Jackson had an abysmal 6.67 percent. At a time when local businesses struggle to survive and keep people employed, how can we afford to elect someone with such a poor record of supporting local businesses? We need someone who will put our state back on the right track and ...
Cam Noltemeyer's "Environmentally Speaking" column in the Oct. 2 edition contained several inaccurate and misleading statements regarding the Santa Clarita Valley's water supply.
Dick Shaw's letter Dec. 1, 2008, reminded me that, in case of major local disasters, we live in an area for which there are too few ways to escape.
Every year, the Santa Clarita Chapter of Pet Assistance Foundation of California holds two December "Pet Photos with Santa" events.
Thanks for bringing Leon Worden back on board.
Regarding "Teenager with gun removed from bus" (Oct. 2) by Melissa Gasca, Staff Writer: I don't know why it bothered me, but I feel compelled to ask why Ms. Gasca felt the father's attire (red 7-11 shirt and jeans) was important or necessary for this story?
I have one question for John McCain: If Sarah Palin is "absolutely ready," as you claim, to be vice president or president right now, then why has she been hiding from American voters?
I read yet another article in The Signal about the "Benz neighborhood" and how the traffic problems have "pitted neighbors against each other."
Even during the original ratifications, implementation of procedures and policies in our government faced changes to the Constitution (or Articles of Confederation, March 1, 1781).
Rocket Collins, 13 seasons as boys head basket coach at Valencia High School, has been relieved of his position.
Gary Horton's June 4 column "Embracing a fire that still burns us today" is his most articulate column yet, and is so right on!
The entire liberal edifice rests upon the premise that the unrestrained free market doesn't work in meeting certain essential societal needs.
It was just so exciting to read how the White House and EPA will save the planet despite those nasty and ridiculous global warming and climate change deniers.
Regarding Bowe Bergdahl's release in exchange for five terrorists, when this soldier enlisted in the Army, he knew the challenges ahead of him in military life, and one of those challenges was the possibility of capture by the enemy.
Let's stipulate that both sides of the political spectrum want the best for others (a fair assumption, especially since both sides insist that is so).
As Hillary Clinton prepares for her Democratic coronation as the next Democratic presidential candidate, she's decided to try dealing with the inconvenience of the Benghazi tragedy through her new book.
Recently on my daily walk with the dogs I really noticed how much trash is being discarded on our streets and in the gutters.
Perhaps the most difficult task to make a financial living at is that of being a poet. Yet, if one is great enough and has a measure of luck - like Maya Angelou - it is not impossible.
I read with interest the article in the May 26 issue of The Signal ("Pavley's bill would change charter school law") about the bill introduced by California Sen. Fran Pavley regarding charter schools.
Historically we are a violent people and mankind's history throughout the world demonstrates that we are violent. Laws passed protect us all from violence. But laws alone can't eliminate violence.
In Charlie Vignola's column ("Sensible about gun control," May 20) Vignola is basically making the intellectually flaccid argument that guns cause their own misuse.
Why do we not get fine films out here in SCV?