What a shame that the Encinitas Union School District faces a possible lawsuit from the parents of the children there.
Friday night on Dec. 21, we had one of our annual candy cane giveaways for the homeless shelter.
I know there were reasons that "Follow the Star" was canceled this year by the church. You referred to plans in the recent Signal article for saving it in the future.
With his usual vitriol and high dudgeon, Charlie Vignola's anti-gun tirade ("What's needed to pass gun control laws?" Dec. 20) flies wide of the mark.
With the "Academy Awards" show fast approaching, I thought you fellow movie aficionados would be interested in knowing which movies we will have to leave our valley to see:
The (Santa Clarita Valley) Sanitation District and a coalition of upstream and downstream water users made an agreement in 2008 that reduced the cost of chloride treatment by 50 percent.
It was written online recently that the attack on our consulate in Benghazi was not an attack on our sovereign soil.
Well, here we go again - the 98 percent will get their Bush tax cuts made permanent. Why, you ask? Well, 20 years ago, Grover Norquist had all Republicans sign a pledge never to raise taxes on anyone. If you did, he would make sure you never got re-elected. So if the Republicans let us go off the fiscal cliff, that means their "no" vote turns out to be a vote to raise taxes on ...
I would like to speak out about the controversy concerning Christmas. There are individuals who want it banned and do not want crèches or Christmas trees and to say "Happy Holidays" instead of "Merry Christmas."
It seems the Dec. 5 column submitted by Steve Lunetta, "Modification affects many properties," has several erroneous statements.
On a weekday, my 5,000-pound truck and I were making the turn from David Way, then left on Bouquet Canyon Road. Near Camp Scudder, I noticed a group of bicyclists on my right. They were in the bike lane and also on the roadway. I slowed and passed them.
In response to "Property owners face likely vote on new pollution fees," Dec. 5:
"A date which will live in infamy": Apparently, The Signal didn't agree! Not a mention on the front page? Nothing about the thousands of lives lost on that fateful day and the thousands lost during World War II.
You recently published the letter "Insurance freebies not so free" (Dec. 5) in which the writer closed with, "I guess those 'freebies' that were promised in the new health care law are not so free after all."
Although the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center is typically closed on Saturdays, it was the place to be on Dec. 8 as the Santa Clarita Shakespeare Festival performed its interpretation of a Dickens classic for Santa Clarita Valley residents.
We use words and rhetoric to express ourselves, our opinion. But in today's politics, there's such a spin that you can no longer take words at face value.
In December, The Signal reported that I had won an "extreme makeover" of the landscaping at my home in Saugus sponsored by the Castaic Lake Water Agency and Stay Green Inc.
The California Board of Equalization has just approved a 9.7 percent increase in the excise tax on gasoline, raising the total excise tax to 39.5 cents per gallon. This added to all the other taxes on gasoline sales will have us paying over 70 cents per gallon in tax. On top of this we pay license fees on our vehicles which are a tax as well and like many people I thought all of this money was for roads.
I want to commend Tammy Messina for her excellent column discussing the true purpose of the Second Amendment.
Let's stop the blame game and who's idea it was about the sequestration.
Tired of the debate on gun control and sick of hearing about global warming?
Liberalism allows the less charitable to feel better about themselves by giving away other people's money and freedom.
Regarding the column from Tim Myers published March 2, "Does the election date change favor the incumbent?":
This sequester panic is government fraud and misdirection at its best.
The sequester seems to be the only way that the rate at which we grow the budget is slowed down.
I quote a recent editorial contribution by a Santa Clarita City Council member: "Public participation is an essential way ... to influence the decision-making process."
I read with interest the article on the effects of the Canada – U.S. pipeline and its relationship to climate change.
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"?