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Beware the change maker

Following the DNC convention, Hillary Clinton was described as the "change maker." » Read More
Posted: jul. 29, 2016 5:35 p.m. | Updated: jul. 30, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Beware the change maker Comments 2 Comments
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Containing the Sand fire early

In response to The Signal's story "Sand fire under investigation" (July 27), I hope they will investigate more than how the fire started. » Read More
Posted: jul. 29, 2016 10:13 a.m. | Containing the Sand fire early Comments 6 Comments
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Kellar acted irresponsibly

Mayor Bob Kellar's actions and comments regarding his so-called efforts during the Sand fire were dangerous and irresponsible. » Read More
Posted: jul. 28, 2016 4:00 p.m. | Updated: jul. 29, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Kellar acted irresponsibly Comments 8 Comments
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We need a culture change when it comes to guns

So today it's Munich? Germany has tough gun laws. It also has about 400 firearm deaths per year. » Read More
Posted: jul. 28, 2016 4:02 p.m. | Updated: jul. 29, 2016 2:00 a.m. | We need a culture change when it comes to guns Comments 24 Comments
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Kennedy, Nixon actually far apart in fundamentals

First of all, let me state I am not a Millennial. My experience is very different from the author of "Don't fall for the ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 27, 2016 6:52 p.m. | Updated: jul. 28, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Kennedy, Nixon actually far apart in fundamentals Comments 18 Comments
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California needs its own Super Scooper fleet

California has been hit with an unbelievable number of fires this year, especially Southern California. Four major fires in the past six weeks alone, and ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 27, 2016 6:53 p.m. | Updated: jul. 28, 2016 2:00 a.m. | California needs its own Super Scooper fleet Comments 5 Comments
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Knight for Congress

I measure a man by his character and life experiences; when the chips are down I want someone who is going to run to the ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2016 6:17 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Knight for Congress Comments 6 Comments
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Water rate increase

Since reading the article regarding the Valencia Water Company's proposed water rate hikes ("Valencia water rate increase meeting rescheduled," July 19 in The Signal ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2016 6:19 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Water rate increase Comments 6 Comments
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Money waste just business as usual

In response to Rick Rezabek's letter to The Signal in the July 21 edition ("Water tunnels too costly"), I submit that obscene waste of ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 25, 2016 6:20 p.m. | Updated: jul. 26, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Money waste just business as usual Comments 0 Comments
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More positive news, please

OK, headline reads "Opioid crisis" (A1 of the July 14 Signal). I'm not even going to read it. Enough! » Read More
Posted: jul. 22, 2016 6:09 p.m. | Updated: jul. 23, 2016 2:00 a.m. | More positive news, please Comments 15 Comments
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Get rid of Sanctuary Cities

Again we have another wonderful article by Rick Jensen ("Left-wing legal atrocity," July 14 in The Signal). » Read More
Posted: jul. 22, 2016 6:11 p.m. | Updated: jul. 23, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Get rid of Sanctuary Cities Comments 1 Comment
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Don’t expand LAX; use Palmdale

There are discussions in the Santa Clarita Valley about LAX expansion. In my opinion, expanding LAX causes more congestion on feeder freeways, especially the I-405 ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 20, 2016 5:26 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Don’t expand LAX; use Palmdale Comments 25 Comments
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Water tunnels too costly

Gov. Jerry Brown's projected giant water tunnels for ONLY $15.7 billion for two pipes at 35 miles? » Read More
Posted: jul. 20, 2016 5:28 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Water tunnels too costly Comments 2 Comments
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Top-notch hospital

I have read so many negative reviews about Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital that when I had to go to the emergency room for a kidney ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 20, 2016 5:30 p.m. | Updated: jul. 21, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Top-notch hospital Comments 3 Comments
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Thoughtful, truthful and honest

I don't often agree with Gary Horton's opinion column, but "America must face its flaws honestly" (July 13 in The Signal) was one ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 19, 2016 6:06 p.m. | Updated: jul. 20, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Thoughtful, truthful and honest Comments 34 Comments
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We need an audit of COC

Would just like to give a shout-out to all those voters in the Santa Clarita Valley who saw through the "smoke and mirrors" scam perpetrated ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 19, 2016 6:07 p.m. | Updated: jul. 20, 2016 2:00 a.m. | We need an audit of COC Comments 1 Comment
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Finger-pointing orgy

I just read Gary Horton's column "America must face its flaws honestly" published in the July 13 Signal. I had a few thoughts about ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 18, 2016 5:11 p.m. | Updated: jul. 19, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Finger-pointing orgy Comments 50 Comments
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Bring back red-light cameras

Please bring back the red light cameras! » Read More
Posted: jul. 13, 2016 4:44 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Bring back red-light cameras Comments 22 Comments
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Atta boy, parks department

Moving to Valencia about 30 years ago, we instantly took full advantage of our paseo system. My wife, Alice, and I have enjoyed our favorite ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 13, 2016 4:46 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Atta boy, parks department Comments 1 Comment
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Proposed parcel tax is outrageous

I just read an article regarding Mark Ridley-Thomas' proposed three-cents-per-square-foot parcel tax proposal, and I almost passed out. » Read More
Posted: jul. 13, 2016 4:48 p.m. | Updated: jul. 14, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Proposed parcel tax is outrageous Comments 11 Comments
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New Leash on Life helps save pets’ lives

This letter is in response to your article on the tragic death of Riley (July 9, "Owners question pet's death at boarding facility," A3 ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 12, 2016 4:58 p.m. | Updated: jul. 13, 2016 2:00 a.m. | New Leash on Life helps save pets’ lives Comments 0 Comments
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A step in the right direction

Three cheers for Jonathan Kraut! His July 5 column in The Signal, "Representative government?" was the best piece on the political scene in America that ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 12, 2016 4:59 p.m. | Updated: jul. 13, 2016 2:00 a.m. | A step in the right direction Comments 1 Comment
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Saugus High parking problem a burden for neighborhoods

This letter is in response to Krista Daly's article in The Signal July 8, "Parking problems at Saugus High" (A1). » Read More
Posted: jul. 12, 2016 4:59 p.m. | Updated: jul. 13, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Saugus High parking problem a burden for neighborhoods Comments 1 Comment
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Dangers of SCV walking

It has been 39 years since I ran with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain, on July 7 and 8, 1977. Little did I know at ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 11, 2016 4:32 p.m. | Updated: jul. 12, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Dangers of SCV walking Comments 13 Comments
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Good guys with guns

On June 25 The Signal published a letter from Gary Morrison ("NRA's real constituency: arms makers") simply bursting with anti-gun hyperbole. I'd like ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 08, 2016 5:43 p.m. | Updated: jul. 09, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Good guys with guns Comments 21 Comments
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Sour grapes and progressives

In reference to the column "Fear not! Millennials will save America" published in The Signal on June 25: Part of the column addressing the "regressive ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 08, 2016 5:44 p.m. | Updated: jul. 09, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Sour grapes and progressives Comments
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Patriotism in the SCV

Some will say that patriotism in America is dead. Not true! It simply moved to Santa Clarita. » Read More
Posted: jul. 08, 2016 5:45 p.m. | Updated: jul. 09, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Patriotism in the SCV Comments 5 Comments
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Political insensitivity

When it comes to running for public office, I get it: Raising money is of the utmost importance. Candidates rely on donations to rally support ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 06, 2016 6:37 p.m. | Updated: jul. 07, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Political insensitivity Comments 13 Comments
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Congratulations, Abbey

On behalf if our entire valley, congratulations to Abbey Weitzeil for placing first in Olympic qualifiers Friday night. » Read More
Posted: jul. 06, 2016 6:38 p.m. | Updated: jul. 07, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Congratulations, Abbey Comments 2 Comments
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Surrounded by idiots

Every year it gets worse. I understand the Sheriff's Station is overwhelmed with illegal fireworks displays in residential areas, but do we need to ... » Read More
Posted: jul. 06, 2016 6:40 p.m. | Updated: jul. 07, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Surrounded by idiots Comments 22 Comments
 

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