View Mobile Site
Gary Horton: California Sinks Into The Desert

Gary Horton: California Sinks Into The Desert

Photo by Gary Horton Weeds crowd out dying plants in a median at the Valencia Commerce Center.


Signal Photos

 

Columnists

»

Cameron Smyth: The brave men who signed the declaration

The 4th of July has forever been my favorite holiday in Santa Clarita. Old traditions like the parade and pancake breakfast now merge perfectly with newer ones like th... » Read More
Posted: jul. 02, 2015 5:12 p.m. | Updated: jul. 03, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Cameron Smyth: The brave men who signed the declaration Comments 6 Comments
»

Steve Lunetta: Some lessons from Greece

Uncle Earl was over at the house the other day helping me reset my sprinkler system. Since my address ends in an odd number, I had to set it to water on Monday, Wednes... » Read More
Posted: jul. 01, 2015 5:38 p.m. | Updated: jul. 02, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: Some lessons from Greece Comments 14 Comments
»

Gary Horton: Gay marriage about owning up to reality

Long ago, I belonged to a church that - until the rather belated year of 1978 - disallowed people of any black descent to join its priesthood or marry in its temples. » Read More
Posted: jun. 30, 2015 5:12 p.m. | Updated: jul. 01, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Gay marriage about owning up to reality Comments 37 Comments
»

Charlie Vignola: Obama’s historic week

Well, anyone who predicted that Obama would be a lame duck president after the 2014 elections must be wiping a whole lot of egg off their face right now. » Read More
Posted: jun. 29, 2015 4:34 p.m. | Updated: jun. 30, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Charlie Vignola: Obama’s historic week Comments 29 Comments
»

David Hegg: From fun to previews of heaven

It appears to me that the great American pastime is no longer baseball, or for that matter, anything even remotely related to a sport. » Read More
Posted: jun. 26, 2015 12:55 p.m. | Updated: jun. 27, 2015 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: From fun to previews of heaven Comments 2 Comments
»

Scott Wilk: Tax grab with no benefit

When California passed AB 32, the so-called "Global Warming Solutions Act," in 2006, it was praised as first-of-its-kind legislation, a model that the world would foll... » Read More
Posted: jun. 25, 2015 4:58 p.m. | Updated: jun. 26, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Scott Wilk: Tax grab with no benefit Comments 3 Comments
»

Brian Baker: OMG! My feelings are hurt! Kill the First Amendment!

We've all heard the buzzwords, the new encyclical of the Left. » Read More
Posted: jun. 25, 2015 5:02 p.m. | Updated: jun. 26, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Brian Baker: OMG! My feelings are hurt! Kill the First Amendment! Comments 203 Comments
»

Gary Horton: Change ourselves or face groundhog day every day

You've hit the same potholes on the Interstate 5 dozens or hundreds of times. Over and again, you roll your eyes, grit your teeth, or even curse yourself for forgettin... » Read More
Posted: jun. 23, 2015 4:31 p.m. | Updated: jun. 24, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Change ourselves or face groundhog day every day Comments 11 Comments
»

Jonathan Kraut: The price being paid for poor policy

At 1:30 a.m., as a local dance club was closing, a lot of commotion and yelling was coming from a crowd that had begun to gather a few hundred yards away in the middle... » Read More
Posted: jun. 22, 2015 5:50 p.m. | Updated: jun. 23, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: The price being paid for poor policy Comments 10 Comments
»

Jonathan Kraut: The price being paid for poor policy

At 1:30 a.m., as a local dance club was closing, a lot of commotion and yelling was coming from a crowd that had begun to gather a few hundred yards away in the middle... » Read More
Posted: jun. 22, 2015 5:50 p.m. | Updated: jun. 23, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: The price being paid for poor policy Comments 0 Comments
»

David Hegg: Just say it

We're all aware of the iconic Nike slogan "Just do it." » Read More
Posted: jun. 19, 2015 4:55 p.m. | Updated: jun. 20, 2015 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: Just say it Comments 4 Comments
»

Terri Lovell: The fast track to lost sovereignty

While Americans are being distracted by endless footage of crimes and civil disturbances in major cities across the country, our nation's sovereignty hangs in the bala... » Read More
Posted: jun. 18, 2015 6:17 p.m. | Updated: jun. 19, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Terri Lovell: The fast  track to lost sovereignty  Comments 1 Comment
»

Bill Blowers: Man-made global warming – really?

The following rebuttal is offered in response to Cher Gilmore's column in the June 13 issue of The Signal. » Read More
Posted: jun. 17, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Bill Blowers: Man-made global warming – really? Comments 81 Comments
»

Kevin Buck: A day at the races

The race for the White House is now in full swing. The Republicans already have 19 candidates and counting, and they promise to be just as entertaining as the 2012 pri... » Read More
Posted: jun. 16, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: A day at the races Comments 25 Comments
»

Cher Gilmore: Climate science and professional deniers

The reality of climate change is clear and agreed upon by 97 percent of published, peer-reviewed climate scientists. » Read More
Posted: jun. 13, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Cher Gilmore: Climate science and professional deniers Comments 48 Comments
»

David W. Hegg: Telling the truth

Here is an interesting ethical question that will tell you a lot about your own view of truth telling. Which bothers you more: being lied to? or telling a lie? » Read More
Posted: jun. 13, 2015 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Telling the truth Comments 21 Comments
»

Sen. Sharon Runner: Improving roads without imposing additional taxes

California's transportation infrastructure is a key part of our economic growth and stability. Our state has over 175 thousand miles of public roads that allow goods t... » Read More
Posted: jun. 12, 2015 7:38 a.m. | Sen. Sharon Runner: Improving roads without imposing additional taxes Comments 7 Comments
»

Steve Lunetta: The brutal truth about medicine

Our family has been recently dealing with a plethora of medical problems resulting in long hospitalizations and countless hours of medical appointments, pharmacy visit... » Read More
Posted: jun. 11, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: The brutal truth about medicine Comments 10 Comments
»

Gary Horton: Argh, the frustrations Americans face

Heaven knows we try to stay upbeat on most matters in our lives. We've all got our own challenges, budgets, problems - and we work hard to stay ahead and stay upbeat. » Read More
Posted: jun. 10, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Argh, the frustrations Americans face Comments 32 Comments
»

Charles Vignola: Surprise: Obamanomics has been working

Last week, I listened to former Texas Gov. Rick Perry give a barnstormer of a speech on how he was jumping into the presidential race to bring some of his Texas common... » Read More
Posted: jun. 09, 2015 12:22 p.m. | Charles Vignola: Surprise: Obamanomics has been working Comments 33 Comments
»

David Hegg: Don’t take down a fence until you know why it was put up

G. K. Chesterton was one of the world's greatest thinkers and writers. It is often said that he said something brilliant about almost everything in the first decades o... » Read More
Posted: jun. 06, 2015 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: Don’t take down a fence until you know why it was put up Comments 7 Comments
»

Cameron Smyth: Politics in the hands of the Supreme Court

I don't think I am telling you anything new when I say that June is a month we all look forward to: School comes to an end, summer officially kicks off, baseball seaso... » Read More
Posted: jun. 05, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Cameron Smyth: Politics in the hands of the Supreme Court Comments 7 Comments
»

Gary Horton: Never, never abandon the ship

Pulling into Channel Islands Harbor on a foggy dusky evening presents a surreal experience. » Read More
Posted: jun. 03, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Never, never abandon the ship Comments 6 Comments
»

Holly Schroeder: SCVEDC to hear directly from companies

This month, the Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation (SCVEDC) will conduct interviews with local business executives. We call it our "Business Blitz,"... » Read More
Posted: jun. 02, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Holly Schroeder: SCVEDC to hear directly from companies Comments 1 Comment
»

Jonathan Kraut: Political rhetoric, wasted wind

It is time to get prepared for an upcoming year of political rhetoric and wasted wind by our presidential hopefuls. GOP candidates for the 2016 presidency are stacking... » Read More
Posted: jun. 02, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: Political rhetoric, wasted wind Comments 26 Comments
»

David Hegg: Of coffee shops and life

If you're like me, you spend some time each week standing in line to order your favorite coffee drink. But, if you're also like me, you've discovered the coffee shop i... » Read More
Posted: jun. 01, 2015 1:52 p.m. | David Hegg: Of coffee shops and life Comments 1 Comment
»

Our View: Drone decision has far-reaching ramifications

The tunnel vision that results from the federal government's leviathan bureaucracy was evident earlier this month when the Federal Aviation Administration issued a pol... » Read More
Posted: jun. 01, 2015 1:43 p.m. | Our View: Drone decision has far-reaching ramifications Comments 4 Comments
»

Betty Arenson: Why elect Democrats?

It's campaign season, But then, nowadays, when isn't it campaign season? » Read More
Posted: may. 29, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Betty Arenson: Why elect Democrats? Comments 16 Comments
»

Scott Kanowsky: Bike sharing system right for Santa Clarita?

Spaniards went to the polls last weekend in a crucial round of regional and municipal elections. In Madrid the city's embattled mayor, Ana Botella, stepped down after ... » Read More
Posted: may. 27, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Scott Kanowsky: Bike sharing system right for Santa Clarita? Comments 7 Comments
»

Donna Brazile: More than just remembrance

This Memorial Day, with David Letterman retiring the week before the holiday and the recent death of legendary bluesman B.B. King, I began to think about ways to honor... » Read More
Posted: may. 26, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Donna Brazile: More than just remembrance Comments 0 Comments
 

Powered By
Morris Technology
Please wait ...