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Jonathan Kraut: No matter what party, we face earthquake dangers

It starts just west of the Salton Sea moving northwest all the way up to Pasadena. Almost completely unseen, it then snakes up the valley ... » Read More
Posted: may. 02, 2016 5:09 p.m. | Updated: may. 03, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: No matter what party, we face earthquake dangers Comments 13 Comments
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David W. Hegg; It’s too early to quit

If you look closely you can see a fog of despair descending on our national psyche. There are many reasons for the incremental downturn in ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 29, 2016 5:37 p.m. | Updated: apr. 30, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg; It’s too early  to quit Comments 97 Comments
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Ethan Jewell: What we expect from our representatives

It's funny what you can come to expect from certain people. You wouldn't think naturally that if a person decided they'd had ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 28, 2016 4:47 p.m. | Updated: apr. 29, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Ethan Jewell: What we expect from our representatives Comments 7 Comments
Roger Gitlin: In loving memory of Deputy David March
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Roger Gitlin: In loving memory of Deputy David March

Friday marks the 14th anniversary of the death of Santa Clarita native son and Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy David William March. The years ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 27, 2016 3:20 p.m. | Updated: apr. 28, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Roger Gitlin: In loving memory of Deputy David March Comments 3 Comments
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Gary Horton: Rome lasted 1,000 years

Carrie and I have been vacationing in the Seattle area visiting our daughter, Katie. » Read More
Posted: apr. 27, 2016 6:11 p.m. | Gary Horton: Rome lasted 1,000 years Comments 34 Comments
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Kevin Buck: Irreconcilable differences

The irrational, hyper-partisan Republican response to a Democratic presidency began in 1992 when the country elected Bill Clinton, sometimes referred to as "the first ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 25, 2016 5:21 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: Irreconcilable differences Comments 102 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Confessions of a columnist

If my count is correct I'm closing in on my 300th column for The Signal. From time to time I'm asked what it ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 22, 2016 5:26 p.m. | Updated: apr. 23, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Confessions of a columnist Comments 9 Comments
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Cher Gilmore: An Earth Day wish for the SCV

It would be a wonderful gift to Mother Earth on Earth Day if Congressman Steve Knight would make a commitment to working on a legislative ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 22, 2016 4:18 p.m. | Updated: apr. 22, 2016 4:18 p.m. | Cher Gilmore: An Earth Day wish for the SCV  Comments 40 Comments
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Terri Lovell: American workers are being sold out

Where have all the middle class jobs gone? That subject has been one of the main issues resonating through the 2016 presidential campaign. » Read More
Posted: apr. 21, 2016 5:43 p.m. | Updated: apr. 22, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Terri Lovell: American workers are being sold out Comments 6 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: Because it matters

In this political season when partisan politics ravage our serene news landscape, most every communication channel is filled with "which politician accused which oppon... » Read More
Posted: apr. 20, 2016 2:46 p.m. | Updated: apr. 21, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: Because it matters Comments 29 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Communicate and trust abounds

During my years in the corporate world I learned a very good lesson: Communication breeds trust. Lack of communication tends to breed suspicion. » Read More
Posted: apr. 15, 2016 6:07 p.m. | Updated: apr. 16, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Communicate and trust abounds Comments 3 Comments
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James P. de Bree: Taxes are part of our history

Next Monday is the day individual income taxes are due, so I thought this would be a good time to reflect on taxes from a ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 14, 2016 4:07 p.m. | Updated: apr. 15, 2016 2:00 a.m. | James P. de Bree: Taxes are part of our history Comments 77 Comments
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Scott Wilk: Options for individuals with disabilities

We often talk about how important democracy is because all are allowed to have their voices heard and concerns taken seriously. » Read More
Posted: apr. 14, 2016 4:10 p.m. | Updated: apr. 15, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Scott Wilk: Options for individuals with disabilities  Comments 2 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: Present day fairy tale

Once upon a time in the Land of Gold, there lived a mighty king named Jerry. Well, he wasn't so mighty in the common ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 13, 2016 2:52 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: Present day fairy tale Comments 14 Comments
Brian Baker: Put KIA memorial in Veterans Historical Plaza
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Brian Baker: Put KIA memorial in Veterans Historical Plaza

On the evening of April 7 I attended the meeting of the city's Parks and Recreation and Community Services Commission. » Read More
Posted: apr. 13, 2016 2:56 p.m. | Updated: apr. 14, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Brian Baker: Put KIA memorial in Veterans Historical Plaza Comments 7 Comments
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Gary Horton: Vision and courage are required

Last week, Signal contributor James de Bree penned an excellent column arguing against raising the minimum wage. » Read More
Posted: apr. 12, 2016 4:53 p.m. | Updated: apr. 13, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Vision and courage are required Comments 17 Comments
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Jonathan Kraut: Panama Papers

There has been a lot of campaign rhetoric of late regarding the special benefits available only for the very rich. » Read More
Posted: apr. 11, 2016 3:34 p.m. | Updated: apr. 12, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: Panama Papers Comments 21 Comments
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David W. Hegg: If you ran for president

While everyone is debating the merits of various candidates, it strikes me we should all consider what we'd have to be and do if ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 08, 2016 4:47 p.m. | Updated: apr. 09, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: If you ran for president Comments 2 Comments
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James P. de Bree: Is raising the minimum wage counterproductive?

On March 22, The Signal published a column written by Enaya Hanbali entitled "It's time to raise minimum wage." Since then, the state Legislature ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 06, 2016 1:34 p.m. | Updated: apr. 07, 2016 2:00 a.m. | James P. de Bree: Is raising the minimum wage counterproductive? Comments 44 Comments
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Gary Horton: Politics mirrors who we’ve become

Our company once had a fabulous human resource manager named Cheryl Barron. » Read More
Posted: apr. 05, 2016 2:15 p.m. | Updated: apr. 06, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Politics mirrors who we’ve become Comments 26 Comments
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In like a Lion

In a presidential primary year, April is the month the national party apparatus starts to coalesce around the front runner and begin preparations for the ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 05, 2016 2:00 a.m. | In like a Lion Comments 15 Comments
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Our View: Shortsighted minimum-wage legislation

Call it knee-jerk governing. » Read More
Posted: apr. 01, 2016 5:50 p.m. | Updated: apr. 02, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Our View: Shortsighted minimum-wage  legislation Comments 4 Comments
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Matt Stone & Steve Cole: Public to shape the future of water governance

This Monday night, local residents will gather to help define the future of water governance in the Santa Clarita Valley. » Read More
Posted: apr. 01, 2016 5:51 p.m. | Updated: apr. 02, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Matt Stone & Steve Cole: Public to shape the future of water governance Comments 4 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Some advice for graduates

With April here and spring break behind us, many students are forced to think about what comes next. In a few short weeks as graduation ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 01, 2016 5:53 p.m. | Updated: apr. 02, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Some advice for graduates Comments 7 Comments
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Betty Arenson: Designing the news

The left derided the Republican presidential candidates at the onset. The mainstream media were complicit in mocking 17 people who threw their hats in the ... » Read More
Posted: mar. 31, 2016 4:26 p.m. | Updated: apr. 01, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Betty Arenson: Designing the news Comments 30 Comments
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Cameeron Smyth: California activity

In previous columns I wrote about how 2016 was going to be an election year like no other and unlike my presidential prognostications, my predictions ... » Read More
Posted: mar. 31, 2016 5:53 p.m. | Updated: apr. 01, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Cameeron Smyth: California activity Comments 0 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: The fix is already in

I decided to give my nephew, Steve Lunetta, the week off. This is Uncle Earl, the voice of curmudgeonly reason for the Santa Clarita Valley. » Read More
Posted: mar. 30, 2016 3:15 p.m. | Updated: mar. 31, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: The fix is already in Comments 27 Comments
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Maria Gutzeit: Smart women: Be bold about bias

For Women's History Month, we often cheer the achievements of women, particularly those unheralded in their own time. It's equally important to look ... » Read More
Posted: mar. 29, 2016 2:36 p.m. | Updated: mar. 30, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Maria Gutzeit: Smart women: Be bold about bias Comments 55 Comments
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Charles Vignola: Trump’s amateur hour

It looks increasingly certain that a former game show host with a vulgar mouth, thin skin, a proclivity for lying and no political experience whatsoever ... » Read More
Posted: mar. 28, 2016 2:01 p.m. | Updated: mar. 29, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Charles Vignola: Trump’s amateur hour Comments 40 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Striving to find meaning

Those of us who exercise in ways that push our physical endurance to the breaking point know just how easy it would be to stop ... » Read More
Posted: mar. 25, 2016 4:58 p.m. | Updated: mar. 26, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Striving to find meaning Comments
 

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