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David Hegg: How to take a vacation

It is vacation season, and many of us are facing that age-old problem: We find it hard to relax! » Read More
Posted: jul. 27, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: How to take a vacation Comments 0 Comments
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Keith Smith: Restoring a sense of responsibility

Gary Horton's op-ed in The Signal ("Something to which we can all agree," July 9) was on the mark. Yes, this is something to which we can all agree. » Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Keith Smith: Restoring a sense of responsibility Comments 18 Comments
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Betty Arenson: Citizens are not safe in this country

A country and its citizens are not safe when the country lacks leadership. When that lack is repeatedly punctuated with one scandal and crisis after another, there is ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Betty Arenson: Citizens are not safe in this country Comments 82 Comments
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Brian Baker: Pondering a runaway presidency

In my last column ("The IRS is far from earning back our trust," June 30), I discussed the arrogance and lawlessness of the Obama administration and its bureaucrats, p... » Read More
Posted: jul. 24, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Brian Baker: Pondering a runaway presidency Comments 91 Comments
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Gary Horton: Friendships are the glue of our lives

Katie sat anxiously in the salon chair this past Tuesday afternoon. We were in Seattle visiting Katie - it was our first visit to see her since she left Southern Calif... » Read More
Posted: jul. 23, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Friendships are the glue of our lives Comments 3 Comments
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Charlie Vignola: Bordering on madness

This past Saturday morning, angry local conservatives gathered on one side of the Valencia Boulevard overpass of Interstate 5 to protest the child immigrants seeking r... » Read More
Posted: jul. 22, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Charlie Vignola: Bordering on madness Comments 36 Comments
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Michelle Boehm: Response to Signal editorial 'The high speed rail hoodwink'

The Signal's opinion piece titled "The high speed rail hoodwink" (Opinion, July 13) recycles many of the myths and misinformation about the California High-Speed Rail ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 20, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Michelle Boehm: Response to Signal editorial 'The high speed rail hoodwink' Comments 16 Comments
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David Hegg: Hard work and winning

I learned early the mantra that "hard work pays off." My father was a hard worker and was determined not to have any sons who were slackers. » Read More
Posted: jul. 20, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: Hard work and winning Comments 1 Comment
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Tammy Messina: Protecting Second Amendment

Does anyone else find it interesting that our Founding Fathers made no mention of establishing a police force to protect the citizenry of the country? » Read More
Posted: jul. 18, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Tammy Messina: Protecting Second Amendment Comments 110 Comments
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Gary Horton: Got our new street, now onto the landscape

We're finally getting our new street today. It took civic action by many in our neighborhood over the course of two full years, but the city has finally come around an... » Read More
Posted: jul. 16, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Got our new street, now onto the landscape Comments 17 Comments
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Jonathan Kraut: Meanwhile at the courthouse

For more than 15 years, several times a week, I find myself standing in line at the "criminal window" at one of our local county courthouses. » Read More
Posted: jul. 15, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: Meanwhile at the courthouse Comments 8 Comments
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David Hegg: Cause, effect and satisfaction

I grew up working odd jobs to earn money. In the winter I would go from house to house with my snow shovel, and in the summer you could find me wheeling my gas lawn mo... » Read More
Posted: jul. 13, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: Cause, effect and satisfaction Comments 4 Comments
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Christine Korenthal: Immigrants deserve a timely answer

The news has been dominated for several weeks now with coverage of our rapidly deteriorating border security and the influx of children, in particular, traveling alone... » Read More
Posted: jul. 11, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Christine Korenthal: Immigrants deserve a timely answer Comments 5 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: The crisis with illegal immigrant kids

I have written in this column in the past that I support illegal immigration. This position has earned me the ire of my fellow conservatives. » Read More
Posted: jul. 10, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: The crisis with illegal immigrant kids Comments 103 Comments
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Gary Horton: Something to which we can all agree

Kathy Norris of the Valley Industry Association paid me a visit a few weeks ago as part of a local business survey. » Read More
Posted: jul. 09, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Something to which we can all agree Comments 136 Comments
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Kevin Buck: The pols and the pendulum

The political world is never static. The never-ending battles for power, prestige, policy and the perceived moral high ground are endless and endlessly fascinating. » Read More
Posted: jul. 08, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: The pols and the pendulum Comments 173 Comments
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Castaic Lake’s long launch ramp means it’s time to conserve water

If you've been to Castaic Lake recently, you may have noticed you're seeing a lot more of the launch ramp than usual. These days, that launch ramp is loooooong. » Read More
Posted: jul. 07, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Castaic Lake’s long launch ramp means it’s time to conserve water Comments 24 Comments
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David Hegg: The cul-de-sac of bad choices

Part of the joy, and most of the misery, of my job as a pastor is being with folks when they in trouble, surrounded by the carnage of poor choices, and facing what app... » Read More
Posted: jul. 06, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: The cul-de-sac of bad choices Comments 0 Comments
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Amer Aziz: Fourth of July has meaning for those who found freedom

As a Muslim-immigrant to the United States of America, I find special meaning in the Fourth of July, an occasion symbolizing the struggle for freedom. » Read More
Posted: jul. 04, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Amer Aziz: Fourth of July has meaning for those who found freedom Comments 33 Comments
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Marsha McLean: Respect is a two-way street

By now, the phrase "Respect is a Two-Way Street" may be a familiar one to Santa Clarita residents. That's because this is the main message behind the city's new safety... » Read More
Posted: jul. 04, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Marsha McLean: Respect is a two-way street Comments 10 Comments
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Betty Arenson: Obama remains a question mark

Undoubtedly by now you have observed the rather casual manner in which our president responds to each new scandal that pops up - and they do keep popping up. » Read More
Posted: jul. 04, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Betty Arenson: Obama remains a question mark Comments 142 Comments
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Business retention is key to job growth in the SCV

A key role of the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation is to attract new companies to the Santa Clarita Valley that bring high-quality jobs. » Read More
Posted: jun. 30, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Business retention is key to job growth in the SCV Comments 3 Comments
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The IRS is far from earning back our trust

John Koskinen is the commissioner of the Internal Revenue Service, arguably the most powerful and feared bureaucracy in the federal government. » Read More
Posted: jun. 30, 2014 2:00 a.m. | The IRS is far from earning back our trust Comments 171 Comments
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David Hegg: How reliable is the information on the internet?

With the advent of the Internet we have experienced an information explosion unprecedented in human history. » Read More
Posted: jun. 29, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: How reliable is the information on the internet? Comments 8 Comments
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Bob Kellar: Fourth of July in the SCV

Independence Day is one of America's greatest holidays. » Read More
Posted: jun. 27, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Bob Kellar: Fourth of July in the SCV Comments 16 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: The carbon tax has flaws

A recent column by Cher Gilmore touted the brilliance and benefits of taxing carbon output from business as a way to reduce global climate change. » Read More
Posted: jun. 26, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: The carbon tax has flaws Comments 104 Comments
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Gary Horton: Obama is the most boring president ever

I have a good friend who takes marching orders through the tin foil hat atop his head perpetually tuned to Fox and Friends and all else owned and distributed by Rupert... » Read More
Posted: jun. 25, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Obama is the most boring president ever Comments 72 Comments
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Jonathan Kraut: Government workers duck responsibility

We are used to hearing about large awards being presented to those harmed, abused or injured by school teachers, police, firefighters, and other government employees. » Read More
Posted: jun. 24, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: Government workers duck responsibility Comments 12 Comments
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David Hegg: Some advice for graduates

As graduation season comes to a close, I have some advice for those who are entering a new phase of life called adulthood. And, the advice is good for the rest of us a... » Read More
Posted: jun. 22, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: Some advice for graduates Comments 27 Comments
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Steve Petzold: City Council: repeal the billboard deal

The Santa Clarita City Council meeting this Tuesday will be the first chance for council members to consider the implications of the referendum against Ordinance 14-02... » Read More
Posted: jun. 22, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Steve Petzold: City Council: repeal the billboard deal Comments 8 Comments
 

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