I am writing in response to the letter written by Matthew Brayman and printed in the Sept. 16, 2008, edition of The Signal. Mr. Brayman asserts that Barack Obama's tax proposals will result in a $21,000 tax increase for a family making $75,000.
The Los Angeles City Council has gone on record in support of new federal legislation that would eliminate language defining marriage as a union between a man and a woman.
I find it inconceivable that anyone, female or male, would give Sarah Palin the election nod. I am disheartened and dismayed to think that a major political party would support a candidate who could take women's hard-won rights back to the 19th century. This is not progress.
With all the people out there who can do commentary without being so offensive and showing so much hatred toward those that have a different view, I don't know why The Signal still runs this Mr. (Reg) Henry.
It is laughable that the former teacher who obviously continues to support Bush and his failed policies would publicly flaunt his continued support after a landslide election in which his vision of America lost.
To everyone who voted "yes" on Proposition 8: Please take off your blinders and open your eyes to what you have just passed.
Even though Proposition 8 may have won out at the polls, long-term trends all point in a positive direction for the eventual acceptance of gay marriage in California.
Benefits to short sale negative equity home I am writing in response to the Aug. 15th column penned by attorney Hale Antico regarding the options homeowners have when needing to sell a home that has negative equity.
I am an old guy 75 - soon to be 76. I have found that I can change! When I was a kid in L.A. (yes, I'm a native) in the pre-Sam Yorty years we used to separate the garbage (i.e. veggies and organics) from the trash. There was a special way of lining the small galvanized garbage can with newspaper. This was my job. My parents taught me to line the bottom of our ...
Note to my old friend, Keenan Warner: Do you honestly think anything, absolutely anything, could be worse than the last eight years of a secretive, dishonest (to put it politely), war-mongering, torture-sanctioning, divisive, hateful government the Bush administration has put this country through?
Signal right in real estate article In response to Steve Lawenda's letter regarding The Signal's "unfair" reporting on the real estate market, I would like to give some insight into that market.
On Nov. 4, 2008, American voters cast their ballots for Barack Obama based on image and promises.
Last week I received a call from The Signal asking me if I wished to renew my subscription to the paper.
Many people feel daunted and overwhelmed by economics. We've been apparently successful as a nation for so long that the average citizen hasn't felt compelled to understand what is happening to the economy.
This cartoon sums up my concern that G&L Realty is just using Henry Mayo Newhall Memorial Hospital as a front to build office buildings and parking structures for its own gain.
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.
Health care definitely needs reform, but Obamacare, the so-called Affordable Care Act, is a travesty - as evidenced by the AFL-CIO now asking to be exempted.
Gary Horton's (no relation) column about war is very revealing in that it delves into the short-sightedness of liberal thinking.
I cannot believe that some people actually think that same-sex marriages ought not to exist. That is just plain brutal.
The student government at UCLA recently resolved to ban the term "illegal immigrant" because they consider it "racially derogatory language" which has led to "racial profiling practices, punitive policies targeting socially marginalized groups, hate crimes and violence."
In his letter to the editor in the Aug. 29 edition of The Signal, Brian Springer credits "The Butler" movie as truthful. It is not.