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David W. Hegg: The nature of trust

Few character qualities rank with being trustworthy. Competency without moral consistency is often the definition of a wasted life. » Read More
Posted: feb. 05, 2016 5:04 p.m. | Updated: feb. 06, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: The nature of trust Comments 1 Comment
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Cameron Smyth: Busy election season on all levels

Well, so far the 2016 political season is living up to the hype. Let's just hope the Super Bowl does the same! » Read More
Posted: feb. 03, 2016 2:51 p.m. | Updated: feb. 04, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Cameron Smyth: Busy election season on all levels Comments 1 Comment
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Gary Horton: Slow down, you’re moving too fast

Slow down, you move too fast » Read More
Posted: feb. 02, 2016 12:46 p.m. | Updated: feb. 03, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Slow down, you’re moving too fast Comments 9 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Corruptio optimi est pessima

Lest any think I know Latin, let me first admit to hearing this phrase - Corruptio optimi est pessima - while watching old episodes of "The West ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 29, 2016 3:31 p.m. | Updated: jan. 30, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Corruptio optimi est pessima Comments 2 Comments
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Sharon Runner: Let’s ditch single-candidate ballots

In March 2015 I was elected to my current state Senate term in a special election to replace Steve Knight after he was elected to ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 28, 2016 4:48 p.m. | Updated: jan. 29, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Sharon Runner: Let’s ditch single-candidate ballots Comments 14 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: Appliance purgatory

As many of you know, my wonderful bride of 30 years and I moved into a fixer-upper house on Meadview Avenue over in Newhall about ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2016 2:54 p.m. | Updated: jan. 28, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: Appliance purgatory Comments 37 Comments
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Charles Vignola: Hillary: Scandal queen

Ever since gaining national prominence back in the 1990s, Bill and Hillary Clinton have been the targets of a well-financed, well-organized and well-documented conserv... » Read More
Posted: jan. 25, 2016 2:39 p.m. | Updated: jan. 27, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Charles Vignola: Hillary: Scandal queen Comments 24 Comments
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Gary Horton: It’s the mama, not Obama

The day before Sarah Palin returned to the "Lame Street Media" endorsing Donald Trump, Palin's son Track went on a drunken tear, beating up ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 26, 2016 4:35 p.m. | Updated: jan. 27, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: It’s the mama, not Obama Comments 36 Comments
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Dennis Fuerst: Let the moviegoers underwrite Laemmle

Much has recently been written on the pages of the Mighty Signal about how great it would be for our community if the city would ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 25, 2016 5:16 p.m. | Updated: jan. 26, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Dennis Fuerst: Let the moviegoers underwrite Laemmle Comments 13 Comments
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Betty Arenson: Our upside-down America

A couple of poignant topics come to mind when recognizing that America's downside continues to get more remarkable. » Read More
Posted: jan. 25, 2016 9:15 a.m. | Betty Arenson: Our upside-down America Comments 4 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Disarming the army of outrage

If America were a pot of water we would say we're steaming, if not already beginning to boil. Anger is everywhere, and – at times ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 22, 2016 6:07 p.m. | Updated: jan. 23, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Disarming the army of outrage Comments 9 Comments
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Tom Campbell: Looking Ahead: Still saving water

As 2016 gets under way, Santa Clarita Valley residents and, indeed, the rest of the state have been looking at the weather reports with great ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 22, 2016 6:15 p.m. | Updated: jan. 23, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Tom Campbell: Looking Ahead: Still saving water Comments 3 Comments
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B.J. Atkins & Tom Campbell: The future of water governance in the SCV

During the past year, representatives of Newhall County Water District (NCWD) and Castaic Lake Water Agency (CLWA) have been meeting to settle ongoing litigation and ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 21, 2016 5:07 p.m. | Updated: jan. 22, 2016 2:00 a.m. | B.J. Atkins & Tom Campbell: The future of water governance in the SCV Comments 0 Comments
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Steve Petzold: Boydston deserves seat on SCV San District

At the upcoming Santa Clarita City Council meeting Jan. 26, when appointments for city committees are made, a co-director will be selected to serve on ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 19, 2016 3:50 p.m. | Updated: jan. 20, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Steve Petzold: Boydston deserves seat on SCV San District Comments 5 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Some ethical New Year’s resolutions

I almost titled this column "Things I Wish I Knew When Young," but the fact is, these are all things my parents infused into me ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 15, 2016 5:37 p.m. | Updated: jan. 16, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Some ethical New Year’s resolutions Comments 6 Comments
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Tom Campbell: Looking back: Water-wise, 2015 takes the cake

Sometimes the end of a year arrives and you reflect and think, "All in all, it was relatively uneventful." » Read More
Posted: jan. 15, 2016 5:38 p.m. | Updated: jan. 16, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Tom Campbell: Looking back: Water-wise, 2015 takes the cake Comments 0 Comments
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Scott Wilk & Tom Lackey: It’s time to keep the Lanterman promise

Growing up, parents teach their children at a very young age the importance of keeping a promise. As elected representatives in the California State Assembly ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 14, 2016 2:49 p.m. | Updated: jan. 15, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Scott Wilk & Tom Lackey: It’s time to keep the Lanterman promise Comments 0 Comments
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Gary Horton: Gov. Brown: Tear down these prices

If you ever plan to motor west, » Read More
Posted: jan. 12, 2016 2:13 p.m. | Updated: jan. 13, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Gov. Brown: Tear down these prices Comments 34 Comments
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Kevin Buck: Nothing endures but change

The Greek philosopher Heraclitus thought that change is a constant in all human life, writing that "no man steps into the same river twice." Ditto ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 11, 2016 12:50 p.m. | Updated: jan. 12, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: Nothing endures but change Comments 31 Comments
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Gary Horton: Biased justice and religious distortion

"I'm Captain Moroni, from Utah." So responded a "militiaman" holed up with Ammon Bundy's revolutionary army at the remote Malheur National Wildlife Refuge ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 05, 2016 4:28 p.m. | Updated: jan. 06, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Biased justice and religious distortion Comments 89 Comments
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Charles Vignola: New year, old solutions

A new year is always an occasion to reflect on the year that was and to look ahead to the year that will be. » Read More
Posted: jan. 04, 2016 5:29 p.m. | Updated: jan. 05, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Charles Vignola: New year, old solutions Comments 32 Comments
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Let’s make it personal this new year

With each new year comes the hope that the future will be better than the past. But if you've been surveying the social landscape ... » Read More
Posted: dec. 31, 2015 4:21 p.m. | Let’s make it personal this new year Comments 75 Comments
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Resolve the impasse in Newhall Pass

In November 2008, the voters of Los Angeles County approved Measure R, which raised the sales tax in L.A. County by a half cent ... » Read More
Posted: dec. 31, 2015 4:17 p.m. | Resolve the impasse in Newhall Pass Comments 8 Comments
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Choosing a new path to the future

End-of-year-columns usually focus on the future, the sobering "what next?" To tell the truth, they are fruitcake columns -- sugary and basically indigestible because t... » Read More
Posted: dec. 31, 2015 4:13 p.m. | Choosing a new path to the future Comments 1 Comment
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Steve Lunetta: Predictions for 2016

This year, the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy decided to have our office party a day early on the 30th. So I sit here alone, as ... » Read More
Posted: dec. 30, 2015 1:17 p.m. | Updated: dec. 31, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: Predictions for 2016 Comments 9 Comments
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Gary Horton: Enjoy the gas ride, then get off

We've been hearing that our oil giant "friend," Saudi Arabia, has declared war on American oil producers who have, through the oil fracking bonanza ... » Read More
Posted: dec. 29, 2015 3:21 p.m. | Updated: dec. 30, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Enjoy the gas ride, then get off Comments 94 Comments
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CLWA: SCV water success stories

Part 2 of 2 » Read More
Posted: dec. 24, 2015 2:01 p.m. | Updated: dec. 26, 2015 2:00 a.m. | CLWA: SCV water success stories Comments 11 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Putting realism into resolution

Okay, here we go again! A new year is staring us in the face, and we are bound and determined to change some things, quit ... » Read More
Posted: dec. 24, 2015 2:03 p.m. | Updated: dec. 26, 2015 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Putting realism into resolution Comments 1 Comment
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Gary Horton: Joyous Christmas futures

The vast majority of Americans have great cause for hope and good cheer this holiday season. The economy has been on a reasonable tear for ... » Read More
Posted: dec. 22, 2015 4:08 p.m. | Updated: dec. 23, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Joyous Christmas futures Comments 31 Comments
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Kevin Buck: A House divided

This has been the most entertaining presidential campaign that I can recall, and we have not yet had a single vote cast. While I wish ... » Read More
Posted: dec. 21, 2015 3:44 p.m. | Updated: dec. 22, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: A House divided Comments 14 Comments
 

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