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Educators must have a voice in matters

In response to the article "Mixed emotions over charter idea" (Dec. 1), the Board of Supervisors in its zeal to install charter schools has simply dismissed the highly professional education staff of the Los Angeles County Office of Education.

December 11, 2008 | By Mark Lewis President, L.A. County Education Association, Norwalk | Letters to the Editor


Hey! We found your missing monkey

This is to the dad who was looking for his daughter's toy brown monkey at The Habit restaurant Thursday night.

December 11, 2008 | By Sue Watson Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Rape and punishment

If an American citizen is convicted of rape, his punishment is severe, possibly even life in prison. Why, then, should alleged rapist Adrian Arriano be deported (for the third time) if he is convicted?

December 10, 2008 | By Don Gately Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Love that TV image

Neil Postman, author of "Amusing Ourselves to Death," offers a prophetic voice when he says that television politics offers its viewers a compelling image of themselves in a particular candidate.

December 10, 2008 | By Christopher A. Guzman Santa Clarita | Letters to the Editor


Thanks so much for John Boston

I join wholeheartedly with John Boston's prayer, "Dear Lord, save me from the politically correct sub-committee of The Always Victimized."

December 10, 2008 | By Peter Beers Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Hey, Detroit, how about some creativity?

Instead of a total bailout for the Detroit Three, what about making it attractive for prospective car buyers to buy an American-made vehicle?

December 10, 2008 | By Sue Prout Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Great political cartoons

At first, when I viewed the two political cartoons on the opinion page of the Sunday Signal (Nov. 16), I reacted to them with anger.

December 10, 2008 | Terry Bonnell Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Go, Team Signal!

I wanted to thank The Signal and Mr. Collier for their recent coverage of the Saugus High School Band and Color Guard.

December 10, 2008 | By Lauren Piper Valencia | Letters to the Editor


The health care threat

Lack of creativity, not lack of money, is threatening health care coverage for more than 160,000 children. Like most of the state's health-care safety net, California's Healthy Families program for uninsured children in low-income families is facing the budget ax.

December 10, 2008 | By Sam Aanestad Santa Clarita | Letters to the Editor


Take time to do the bailout right

Isn't it interesting that regulation and oversight were fighting words for the investment houses, until they stopped making huge profits. Then, when the marketplace started working and their short-sighted risky business practices caught up with their bottom line, they want to be bailed out even before they straighten out their own shops!

December 09, 2008 | By Gordon Uppman Santa Clarita | Letters to the Editor


Health care threat

Lack of creativity, not lack of money, is threatening health care coverage for more than 160,000 children.

December 09, 2008 | By Sam Aanestad Santa Clarita | Letters to the Editor


Palin in 2012

In the far-right's non-reality-based universe - in which logic was entirely abandoned in lieu of whatever reality the Rovian twisters deemed essential - they are already attacking a popularly elected president-elect before he has spent a minute in the Oval Office.

December 09, 2008 | By Paul Sibek Newhall | Letters to the Editor


McCain is not our man

I've followed the presidential campaign from the beginning, riding its roller coaster of events. I've had a hard time putting my finger on exactly what it was that bothered me about John McCain and the prospect of facing four or eight more years with Republicans in the White House.

December 08, 2008 | By Karen Ratliff Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Blame for McCain

Let me get this straight. John McCain says that the failure of the Wall Street bailout is Barack Obama's fault? Let's backtrack to 1980 and the beginning of the Reagan era.

December 08, 2008 | By Mitch Russell Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Squirrel poisoning

I live in the American Beauty Classic housing tract in Canyon Country. Recently I received a letter informing my family and me that our board members - seven homeowners - decided to kill off our squirrel population by poisoning them due to burrowing problems.

December 08, 2008 | By Cori Leffler Canyon Country | Letters to the Editor


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Promote self-sufficiency and strong marriages

Fifty years ago, President Lyndon B. Johnson delivered his famous "War on Poverty" speech, purposing "to cure it and, above all, to prevent it." Unfortunately, like our other wars in the last half-century, this one has not lived up to its noble ideals.

January 23, 2014 | By Gary Curtis Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Remember those who lost their health care plans

This letter is in response to the letter of Nancy A. Meister ("Affordable Care Act: A success story," The Signal Jan. 17.)

January 23, 2014 | By Phyllis Grekin Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Is climate a hoax?

I believe in Gary Morrison's passion, but not his facts ("Fiddling while climate change damages the Earth" Jan 12 Signal).

January 23, 2014 | By Richard La Motte Valencia | Letters to the Editor


Affordable Care Act: A success story

I am one of those folks who signed up for the Affordable Care Act. It was my first time on the open health care market, since I always had health care provided from employment, either mine or my spouse's.

January 17, 2014 | By Nanette A. Meister Newhall | Letters to the Editor


Did burglaries really rise?

Regarding The Signal's Jan. 6 front-page article, "Burglaries on the rise in SCV this past year," I would like to point out that all is not necessarily as it appears.

January 17, 2014 | By Richard Myers Valencia | Letters to the Editor


USA can fall due to greed

I honestly don't believe that Democrats and Republicans will ever sit down and compromise on anything. The simple act of governing for all of the people seems to be impossible.

January 17, 2014 | By Dana L. Stern Sr. Canyon Country | Letters to the Editor


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