CNN news anchor Deb Feyerick recently asked "The Science Guy" Bill Nye if global warming caused the latest asteroid.
"Marriage" is shorthand for a specific legal arrangement between a man and a woman, just as "corporation" or "limited partnership" is a specific legal arrangement between shareholders, business partners, etc.
I was annoyed and saddened by a comment demeaning the Signal: "The Signal is biased, ignorant and often inept at reporting news."
On Feb. 12, the president delivers his State of the Union address, and he is followed almost immediately by a GOP spokesman who says, "Oh, no, that's not the way it is.
Get the cars that have expired tags 30-180 days late. Get the drivers driving with headlights off when it is getting dark. Get those driving while talking on cell phones.
If Mr.Gandelman ("Can the Republican Party rebrand itself?" Jan. 31) feels obligated to criticize the Republican Party, he should look at the behavior of the Democrat Party as well.
The computer age - that age we all now live under - causes stupidity to reign in high fashion throughout all of America. Indeed, one no longer needs to be intelligent nor learned to land a well-paying job, not these days.
On Monday afternoon, Feb. 11, I had the honor of attending Congressman Buck McKeon's 2nd Amendment Conference at Valencia's Salt Creek Restaurant.
Anyone who is following the gun debate quickly sees that both sides have some reasonable positions, but what also seems clear and perhaps most significant is that we have some cowardly congressmen serving in Washington.
Driving west on Creekside Road in the right-hand lane approaching McBean Parkway, there is a warning traffic sign that reads "Right Lane Must Turn Right," which I always felt was confusing.
Reader Ted Aquaro (Signal, Jan. 29, 2013) seems alarmed that the president may issue an executive order taking away our guns.
In response to "An open letter to Sen. Dianne Feinstein" (Jan. 31): I wonder how concerned Mr. Ladouceur would be about losing his Second Amendment rights if one of his own family members happened to be shot and killed with an assault weapon - a weapon no one needs for hunting purposes. Wake up, Mr. Ladouceur.
On Friday, Jan. 25, approximately 500,000 people marched on Washington to support the sanctity of life.
In response to Charlie Vignola's column "If you can't beat 'em, cheat 'em" (Jan. 29):
Democrats, 150 years ago: "I wouldn't personally own a slave, but it's a slaveowner's right to decide that for themselves."
Kevin Buck believes "Jesus would be a liberal Democrat".
With a heavy heart I am compelled to write this letter to the editor on the anniversary date of the Iraqi War.
Yes, many cars in Europe of the same make and model have higher mpg ratings than their U.S. counterparts. The U.S. and Euro testing standards differ, as do the tuning specifications (such as fuel/air and ignition timing, computer mapping).
In my humble opinion, the only way the U.S. Postal Service will survive is to STOP service one day a week. The question we all should be asking is not whether to stop service one day a week, but which day of the week.
I would like to respond to Kevin Buck's column "Jesus Would Be a Liberal Democrat" (March 20, 2013).
Can anyone explain to me why it takes a minimum of five sheriff's deputies to greet Lindsay Lohan at curbside and escort her to the courtroom?
Charlie Vignola takes a page from Stephanie Cutter's playbook in blaming Republicans for the bad health and eventual deaths of his parents.
Editor's note: On March 19, The Signal published a story about a woman whose wallet was stolen by someone hiding beneath the racks of a clothing store while another person distracted the victim. Following is an edited version of readers' postings on the online version of the story.
In response to the column "Jesus would be a liberal Democrat" (March 19), it's always easy to use, or misuse, Jesus to make a political point, although good taste dictates against it.
In Mr. Patton's piece "Red states should be careful what they wish for" (March 22), his conservative critique of liberalism is as fact-free and unsupported as nearly all conservative points seem to be today.
After a great many conversations and debates about gun control, there are still a great many members of Congress bowing to the NRA lobby because they want to protect their political futures more than they want to protect us against gun violence.
While driving in Santa Clarita I have noticed some techniques that appear to be unique to the culture here.
I used to live in Santa Clarita. I moved to the Bay Area about nine years ago but still check in on The Signal occasionally.
Compulsion against peaceful citizens is immoral. Likewise, extracting taxes for activities that benefit some citizens, but not others, is also immoral.