It's heartbreaking. To see a beautiful, sprawling community ruined before our eyes in just a few days' time is devastating.
For many years I lived in an upscale area in the Westside of Los Angeles. Retirement was in my near future, so I started looking at retirement communities.
As you are probably aware by now, my community, Belcaro, in Valencia has a big problem with Edison.
I was overjoyed to read in the Nov. 7 Signal that the greatest of all SCV writers, John Boston, will be returning to the paper.
We hear the Chamber of Commerce urge us to "shop local," and I wanted to mention a local business that went the extra mile in my eye in terms of service.
Recently I went through my daughter's trick-or-treat candy, and she had received a piece of candy that was recalled by the FDA.
David Kirschner justifies his action of "flipping the bird" at "Yes on 8" supporters by saying that his actions are protected by free speech laws.
On page C2 of the sports section on Oct. 25, the story begins, "Several key games took place Friday evening as Valencia, Saugus, and Canyon picked up Foothill League victories."
I have read the letters that have been written to the editor about the Valencia Library and have to say that Nancy Chaffin ("Valencia Library is fine just as it is," Nov. 8), who wrote that the library is fine the way it is, is completely correct.
Regarding "Alleged 2007 ax attacker acquitted," Nov. 12: I am very disappointed to see no follow up regarding verdict. Your story was very one-sided and exaggerated.
Recently, questions have come up about the city's efforts to expand public parkland and how this effort is related to the One Valley, One Vision joint city/county general plan update.
The protest violence that has erupted has been instigated by supporters of Proposition 8. Two of my friends were arrested Thursday afternoon after they tried to help a protester who was punched in the face by a Proposition 8 supporter. They weren't fighting back; they were simply trying to stop the bloodied nose of the protester and were wrongfully arrested. What happened to them is wrong, and I'm very upset that some of these letters ...
Rush Limbaugh has already directed his usual vocal diarrhea outbursts toward our president-elect, while Sean Hannity is frantically looking for the next "big" Republican he can suck up to.
It's reality-check time for "We're finally getting our country back" (Nov. 11).
I voted "yes" on Proposition 8 because I believe in the sanctity of marriage that is the design of God, our creator.
In response to Gary Morrison's comments on Sept. 15, I will give you a fact. When my daughter was over on deployment in Iraq with the U.S. Army, she and her company came upon numerous IEDs that contained chemical weapons, multiple times, and that was later on in the war. That is a fact.
I follow the Signal Opinion Column, on the days the Democrats have their say, I wonder where I have been? Their writer makes their leaders sound like he is invincible. Also they make it sound like the Republicans are at fault for everything. I read this, and I say why am I a Republican. Then comes another day and I get to read the Republican Opinion, then I begin to realize why I am a ...
As a frequent driver of the Hasley Canyon roundabout, I have observed that 90 percent of drivers have no idea of the rules or etiquette involved in roundabout usage. Installing one of the proposed pieces of artwork in the center of the Newhall Roundabout is an invitation to disaster, as drivers try to figure out what it represents, rather than paying attention to their driving.
A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to visit the Simi Valley Senior Center. This center is state of the art, with modern architecture, and large carpeted meeting rooms. I saw a room filled with computers offering all levels of training. It seemed to go on and on as one hallway led into another. My understanding is this center is owned by the city of Simi Valley. Funds come from the city. Additional funding comes from holding events, including weddings.
Again, I have to thank Kevin Buck for an entertaining, if rabidly partisan, column today. It's always fun to read how we conservatives are such ogres. Now that they're done with their Toy Story series, maybe Pixar can fire up a new one called Tea Party. Get Tim Burton to direct. Wouldn't that be fun?
In his September 16th letter, "Only one answer to the roundabout art dilemma," Kevin Eliason suggests that the city council should make a statue of the late William S. Hart the centerpiece for our new roundabout but I think I have a better idea:
In response to Jim Horton's Sept. 13 letter to the editor "Pacifism has never proved to be the answer": Have you ever served in the military in a war zone?
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.