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Gary Horton: You can save lives now in the SCV

I almost can't stand opening The Signal anymore out of empathy pain. » Read More
Posted: oct. 01, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: You can save lives now in the SCV Comments 15 Comments
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SCV goes international

Foreign investment into the United States is nothing new. Recent media coverage shows that such investments take many forms: purchases of hotels in Studio City, starti... » Read More
Posted: oct. 01, 2014 2:00 a.m. | SCV goes international Comments 0 Comments
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Kevin Buck: Six of one­– half dozen of the other

I have been writing these diatribes for a long, long time, and for the most part they have been hyper partisan political opinions, which purposefully rile the oppositi... » Read More
Posted: sep. 30, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: Six of one­– half dozen of the other Comments 40 Comments
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Hussein Rashid: More than a military response required to beat ISIS

As ISIS appears to be gaining ground in Iraq, there seems to be a lack of a grand strategy coming out of the White House. The low hum of drone warfare, as opposed to c... » Read More
Posted: sep. 28, 2014 11:13 p.m. | Hussein Rashid: More than a military response required to beat ISIS Comments 18 Comments
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Gene Lyons: Cotton's claims about Obama

Tell your Mama. » Read More
Posted: sep. 28, 2014 11:12 p.m. | Gene Lyons: Cotton's claims about Obama Comments 5 Comments
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Donna Brazile: Reforming our party system

John Heaney was a political reporter for United Press when he was allowed to accompany the governor of Oklahoma, Raymond Gary, to a meeting with President Harry Truman... » Read More
Posted: sep. 28, 2014 11:11 p.m. | Donna Brazile: Reforming our party system Comments 16 Comments
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David Hegg: Let’s not waste our minds in nonsense

Years ago a slogan became popular exhorting us to support college education because "a mind is a terrible thing to waste." The assumed bias behind this advertising cam... » Read More
Posted: sep. 28, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: Let’s not waste our minds in nonsense Comments 5 Comments
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Steve Knight: Preparing our youth for the future

The youth of today need to be prepared for the world of tomorrow, on this I think we can all agree. » Read More
Posted: sep. 26, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Steve Knight: Preparing our youth for the future Comments 6 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: NFL drops the ball

I am very torn by the current scandals rocking the National Football League. Besides the incredibly stupid rules change that makes every kickoff go out the back of the... » Read More
Posted: sep. 25, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: NFL drops the ball Comments 7 Comments
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Richard Myers: An endangered species

There is no doubt that television and the Internet have made the children of today more knowledgeable than the children of yesteryear, but this has come at a price. » Read More
Posted: sep. 25, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Richard Myers: An endangered species Comments 7 Comments
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Gary Horton: We’re marching off to war again

Don't you know we got smart bombs? » Read More
Posted: sep. 24, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: We’re marching off to war again Comments 47 Comments
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Charlie Vignola: Putting the blame on government

On Facebook last week, I happened upon a post in the SCV Forum that triggered a lively debate over the "threat" big government poses to American business. » Read More
Posted: sep. 23, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Charlie Vignola: Putting the blame on government Comments 87 Comments
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David Hegg: Model courtesy and generosity

Growing up, I heard my parents talk often about certain actions being "common courtesy." » Read More
Posted: sep. 21, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: Model courtesy and generosity  Comments 1 Comment
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Scott Wilk: A missed opportunity

Gov. Jerry Brown keeps declaring the "California Comeback." Whether I talk to small business owners, students or seniors, no one else shares that view. » Read More
Posted: sep. 19, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Scott Wilk: A missed opportunity Comments 10 Comments
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Jonathan Kraut: A well-funded government

It is with great concern that I am writing about the demands the tea party, Libertarians, and the conservative wing of the Republican Party call "ending big government... » Read More
Posted: sep. 16, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: A well-funded government Comments 56 Comments
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Fix for global warming is not either/or

For several decades, climate scientists have been amassing a vast amount of evidence that we are in an unprecedented period of global warming, all life forms on this p... » Read More
Posted: sep. 15, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Fix for global warming is not either/or  Comments 197 Comments
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David Hegg: Leaders who put their fingers in the wind

We've all heard of leaders who put their fingers in the wind to determine which way the political breeze is blowing before deciding what to do. And while this smacks o... » Read More
Posted: sep. 14, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: Leaders who put their fingers in the wind Comments 0 Comments
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Amer Aziz: Honoring the lives we lost

On this anniversary of 9/11, it seems there is more to be concerned about now than to alleviate us from the wounds inflicted 13 years ago. » Read More
Posted: sep. 11, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Amer Aziz: Honoring the lives we lost Comments 42 Comments
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Gary Horton: The coolness of “And then what?”

It so happened that this last Friday, Carrie and I had a chance to visit the Stonehenge site in England. Stonehenge is, of course, that ancient collection of giant sto... » Read More
Posted: sep. 10, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: The coolness of “And then what?” Comments 92 Comments
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Dilyse Diaz: I could have done something differently

This week is National Suicide Prevention Week. Locally, suicide has been a prevalent topic in Santa Clarita for several months now, and with good reason. » Read More
Posted: sep. 10, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Dilyse Diaz: I could have done something differently Comments 4 Comments
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Kevin Buck: A tale of two cities

We have recently seen illustrative reactions to behavior by Americans with perceived grievances against the government, first in the aptly named Bunkerville, Nevada, a... » Read More
Posted: sep. 09, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: A tale of two cities Comments 115 Comments
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David Hegg: Picking up pennies and letting dollars float by

There is an old statement that goes like this: "He's picking up pennies and letting the dollars float by." It refers to the tendency of some to pay attention to little... » Read More
Posted: sep. 07, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: Picking up pennies and letting dollars float by Comments 107 Comments
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Maria Gutzeit: Nature: teacher extraordinaire

Did you get out this summer? "Out" as in outside in some of the great natural areas in the West. » Read More
Posted: sep. 05, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Maria Gutzeit: Nature: teacher extraordinaire Comments 8 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: A European history lesson

Last Sunday, our pastor asked members of the congregation to raise their hands if they were interested in history. » Read More
Posted: sep. 04, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: A European history lesson Comments 74 Comments
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David Hegg: Get ready, elections are coming!

With just over two months until the mid-term elections in November, it's time to talk about voting choices. No, I won't be endorsing candidates, issues, or parties. Wh... » Read More
Posted: aug. 31, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: Get ready, elections are coming! Comments 40 Comments
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Tammy Messina: Not a state problem

Three million dollars. It's a drop in the bucket for a $100-plus-billion budget. » Read More
Posted: aug. 29, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Tammy Messina: Not a state problem Comments 66 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: How to deal with police per Earl

"I just don't get it!" Being on the receiving end of many of my Uncle Earl's tirades, I am now familiar with the lead-in to one of his standard diatribes. » Read More
Posted: aug. 28, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: How to deal with police per Earl Comments 45 Comments
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Gary Horton: Plight of Iraqi Christians

"Oops!" Gov. Rick Perry infamously uttered during the 2012 Republican primaries. » Read More
Posted: aug. 27, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Plight of Iraqi Christians Comments 39 Comments
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Scott Wilk: Be sure your voice is heard

I have opposed the high-speed rail project since its inception and am troubled by Gov. Jerry Brown's single-minded pursuit of it since he took office in 2011. » Read More
Posted: aug. 27, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Scott Wilk: Be sure your voice is heard Comments 35 Comments
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Ferguson events raise troubling concerns

Smoke slinks across pavement in the darkness, cries from gassed citizens fill the air, people break into a McDonald's to provide milk-based relief to a person hit with... » Read More
Posted: aug. 25, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Ferguson events raise troubling concerns Comments 137 Comments
 

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