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Cher Gilmore: The benefits of cutting carbon

Most people would agree that cutting carbon emissions would reduce air pollution and thereby improve our health, lowering medical costs significantly. » Read More
Posted: jun. 27, 2016 5:53 p.m. | Updated: jun. 28, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Cher Gilmore: The benefits of cutting carbon Comments 0 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Living in a broken world

No matter how good we may have it, sooner or later things break. » Read More
Posted: jun. 24, 2016 4:46 p.m. | Updated: jun. 25, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Living in a broken world Comments 39 Comments
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John Zaring: The politics of guns in the wake of terrorist attack

Wednesday around noon, over 50 Democrats led by civil rights icon and longtime Georgia Congressman John Lewis ignored decorum and staged an old-fashioned sit-in. In ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 24, 2016 4:48 p.m. | Updated: jun. 25, 2016 2:00 a.m. | John Zaring: The politics of guns in the wake of terrorist attack Comments 48 Comments
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Erik Werner: Fear not! Millennials will save America

Martin Luther King Jr,, President Kennedy then President Johnson - men of different ethnic and political backgrounds - were able to utilize their differences to achiev... » Read More
Posted: jun. 24, 2016 10:29 a.m. | Erik Werner: Fear not! Millennials will save America Comments 16 Comments
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Gary Horton: Ashes over the sea

I think I need to take the day off. » Read More
Posted: jun. 21, 2016 6:25 p.m. | Updated: jun. 22, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Ashes over the sea Comments 42 Comments
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John Zaring: Trump hits new lows

Donald J. Trump is a moron. Okay, there, I've said it. » Read More
Posted: jun. 20, 2016 5:09 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2016 2:00 a.m. | John Zaring: Trump hits new lows Comments 41 Comments
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Charles Vignola: Trump fails his first test

On June 12 a deranged Muslim-American walked into a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, armed with a SIG Sauer MCX semi-automatic rifle and a Glock ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 20, 2016 5:10 p.m. | Updated: jun. 21, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Charles Vignola: Trump fails his first test Comments 31 Comments
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David W. Hegg: The ethics of fatherhood

Over my years as an adult male I have worked at many different jobs, especially during college, grad school, and our first years of marriage. » Read More
Posted: jun. 20, 2016 9:48 a.m. | David W. Hegg: The ethics of fatherhood Comments 0 Comments
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James P. de Bree: Measure E post-mortem

The battle over Measure E is over. By a margin of 1,105 votes, Measure E exceeded the requisite 55 percent passing threshold. » Read More
Posted: jun. 16, 2016 6:44 p.m. | Updated: jun. 17, 2016 2:00 a.m. | James P. de Bree: Measure E post-mortem Comments 16 Comments
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Scott Wilk: Jailed felons shouldn’t vote

One of the cornerstone principles of this country is personal responsibility and self-determination. » Read More
Posted: jun. 16, 2016 6:45 p.m. | Updated: jun. 17, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Scott Wilk: Jailed felons shouldn’t vote Comments 37 Comments
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Lynne Plambeck: Water grab in the Santa Clarita Valley

Why should Valencia Water customers have to pay $2.4 million in dividends to Castaic Lake Water Agency - and still have their rates raised? » Read More
Posted: jun. 16, 2016 6:46 p.m. | Updated: jun. 17, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Lynne Plambeck: Water grab in the Santa Clarita Valley Comments 15 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: The 5 ‘whys’ hit a wall

I consider myself a reasonable person. I pride myself on thinking and listening before speaking. » Read More
Posted: jun. 15, 2016 6:43 p.m. | Updated: jun. 16, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: The 5 ‘whys’ hit a wall Comments 56 Comments
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Gary Horton: Four feet and a curb from death

Last week Tiana Savaikie wrote a column in The Signal urging city planners to reduce speed limits throughout our city. She told the story of ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 14, 2016 5:55 p.m. | Updated: jun. 15, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Four feet and a curb from death Comments 40 Comments
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Jonathan Kraut: Candidates, show us why we should vote for you

This is an open letter to the top two candidates in each local race who just won a place in the runoffs in November. » Read More
Posted: jun. 13, 2016 5:36 p.m. | Updated: jun. 14, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: Candidates, show us why we should vote for you Comments 91 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Return to essentials of a functioning democracy

I continue to be stunned at how rapidly moral fractures are occurring in our precious democracy. Most recent are the wholesale redefinitions of marriage, sexuality ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 10, 2016 4:10 p.m. | Updated: jun. 11, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Return to essentials of a functioning democracy Comments 19 Comments
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John Zaring: ‘Oh, what a week!’

For many Republicans, supporting presumptive nominee Donald J. Trump is like being strapped to the tip of a North Korean missile - you have no idea ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 10, 2016 4:14 p.m. | Updated: jun. 11, 2016 2:00 a.m. | John Zaring: ‘Oh, what a week!’ Comments 78 Comments
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Terri Lovell: Abortion not progressive in Europe

When most people think of European social norms, they would assume that Europe's abortion laws are at least as progressive as those of the ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 09, 2016 6:19 p.m. | Updated: jun. 10, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Terri Lovell: Abortion not progressive in Europe Comments 77 Comments
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Brian Baker: Are unicorns real?

I'm feelin' the Bern ...! » Read More
Posted: jun. 09, 2016 6:20 p.m. | Updated: jun. 10, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Brian Baker: Are unicorns real? Comments 49 Comments
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Tiana Savaikie: Pedestrian deaths

Every two hours a pedestrian in the United States is killed in a vehicle-related accident, and a pedestrian is injured every seven minutes. In addition ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 08, 2016 5:06 p.m. | Updated: jun. 09, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Tiana Savaikie: Pedestrian deaths Comments 11 Comments
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Gary Horton: Committing to a more productive life

"CJ" didn't speak much. In fact, over the one month I knew him I might have heard him speak but 50 words. » Read More
Posted: jun. 07, 2016 3:29 p.m. | Updated: jun. 08, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Committing to a more productive life Comments 110 Comments
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Kevin Buck: Endless scandals ahead

In 1926, journalist H.L. Mencken wrote the following in the Chicago Daily Tribune: "No one in this world, so far as I know - and ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 06, 2016 6:25 p.m. | Updated: jun. 07, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: Endless scandals ahead Comments 130 Comments
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John Zaring: Christy Smith is a local candidate both sides like

The primary season has witnessed frequent absurdity, but this past week slid from ridiculous to sublime. The good news is that come Tuesday, California will ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 04, 2016 12:42 p.m. | John Zaring: Christy Smith is a local candidate both sides like Comments 20 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Learning new tricks

It is often said, "You can't teach an old dog new tricks." But what if learning a few new tricks all along the way ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 03, 2016 6:01 p.m. | Updated: jun. 04, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Learning new tricks Comments 5 Comments
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John Zaring: Smith: Candidate both sides like

The primary season has witnessed frequent absurdity, but this past week slid from ridiculous to sublime. The good news is that come Tuesday, California will ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 03, 2016 6:09 p.m. | Updated: jun. 04, 2016 2:00 a.m. | John Zaring: Smith: Candidate both sides like Comments 0 Comments
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David Barlavi: ‘Lou It or Leave It’

Some people are comparing "Bernie or Bust" to the "Lou It or Leave It" movement here locally. Here's why there's no comparison, and ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 01, 2016 4:09 p.m. | Updated: jun. 02, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David Barlavi: ‘Lou It or Leave It’ Comments 27 Comments
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James P. de Bree: A critical look at Measure E

On May 21 The Signal published my column discussing some hidden facts about the cost of school bonds. Since then, The Signal has published several ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 01, 2016 4:11 p.m. | Updated: jun. 02, 2016 2:00 a.m. | James P. de Bree: A critical look at Measure E Comments 35 Comments
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Neil Fitzgerald & Shauna Criner: Urging yes on E vote

Young people were deeply hit by the 2008 financial crisis. We were the last in, so the first out for many companies. For those of ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 01, 2016 4:12 p.m. | Updated: jun. 02, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Neil Fitzgerald & Shauna Criner: Urging yes on E vote Comments 17 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: Thoughts about Measure E

I have been sitting on the sideline watching the war of words over Measure E, the proposed $230 million school bond funding initiative for College ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 01, 2016 4:14 p.m. | Updated: jun. 02, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: Thoughts about Measure E Comments 19 Comments
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Gary Horton: Measure E: More buggies, hitching posts

Straight from the Yes on E website: College of the Canyons needs more classrooms, labs and parking to relieve overcrowding. Vote yes on Measure E. » Read More
Posted: jun. 01, 2016 11:30 a.m. | Gary Horton: Measure E: More buggies, hitching posts Comments 31 Comments
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Jack Crawford: Honoring our veterans

Just as we honored our fallen veterans on Memorial Day I'd like to also remember a living treasure that is all too rapidly disappearing ... » Read More
Posted: may. 31, 2016 1:20 p.m. | Jack Crawford: Honoring our veterans Comments 0 Comments
 

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