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On an alarming hike in electricity

My recent bill from Southern California Edison practically knocked my socks off! » Read More
Posted: feb. 10, 2016 3:42 p.m. | Updated: feb. 11, 2016 2:00 a.m. | On an alarming hike in electricity Comments 23 Comments
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‘Give fat a chance’

I just turned 85 years of age and I'm as mad as hell and I'm not going to take it anymore. It seems ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 10, 2016 3:44 p.m. | Updated: feb. 11, 2016 2:00 a.m. | ‘Give fat a chance’ Comments 7 Comments
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Forensic audit, vote of public needed for water merger

I find the article by the former board member of the Castaic Lake Water Agency, Ed Dunn, very interesting. » Read More
Posted: feb. 09, 2016 2:26 p.m. | Updated: feb. 10, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Forensic audit, vote of public needed for water merger Comments 1 Comment
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Vote ‘yes’ on Laemmle Theatre

At a recent meeting of the Arts Council, Tim-Ben Boydston was quoted in The Signal in support of spending more city resources on the arts ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 08, 2016 3:41 p.m. | Updated: feb. 09, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Vote ‘yes’ on Laemmle Theatre Comments 31 Comments
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Laemmle Theatre would cost SCV

On Feb. 5 The Signal published a letter written by Richard Myers under the title "Laemmle Theater would benefit SCV." He asserts that he wants ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 08, 2016 3:43 p.m. | Updated: feb. 09, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Laemmle Theatre would cost SCV Comments 13 Comments
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Homeless at the Newhall Library

I am a teacher who home schools at our (formerly) beautiful Newhall Library. I say "formerly" because it seems to have turned into a haven ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 09, 2016 2:27 p.m. | Homeless at the Newhall Library Comments 3 Comments
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Laemmle Theatre would benefit SCV

cle "Councilman takes issue with project" in Wednesday's Signal, Councilman Boydston being opposed to the Laemmle project, and I hope the other council members ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 04, 2016 2:06 p.m. | Updated: feb. 05, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Laemmle Theatre would benefit SCV Comments 6 Comments
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Falsehoods mar seventh GOP debate

Watching the seventh round of the GOP debates was an eye-opener regarding the way Republican candidates continue to spew their falsehoods. » Read More
Posted: feb. 04, 2016 2:07 p.m. | Updated: feb. 05, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Falsehoods mar seventh GOP debate Comments 47 Comments
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Turn out and oppose water consolidation plan

Soon, water will become the next oil. All around the world large corporations are taking over water rights. Once they are in control, the water ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 04, 2016 2:08 p.m. | Updated: feb. 05, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Turn out and oppose water consolidation plan Comments 2 Comments
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Keep our local water supply local

Our local water supplies are a public trust that needs to be managed locally by the ratepayers. » Read More
Posted: feb. 01, 2016 3:07 p.m. | Updated: feb. 02, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Keep our local water supply local Comments 7 Comments
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Another way to fund Laemmle Theatre

I just finished rereading "Let the moviegoers underwrite Laemmle" by Dennis Fuerst that appeared in the Jan. 26 issue of The Signal. » Read More
Posted: feb. 01, 2016 3:09 p.m. | Updated: feb. 02, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Another way to fund Laemmle Theatre Comments 3 Comments
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Hospice care is about the patient’s desire

Regarding Mary Martin's Jan. 26 letter to the editor, "Assisted suicide is competition to hospice care": Mrs. Martin, I am not sure what your ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 29, 2016 3:33 p.m. | Updated: jan. 30, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Hospice care is about the patient’s desire Comments 1 Comment
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Wake Uup and wise up!

On Tuesday I was minutes behind a horrific accident that happened in front of the CVS store in Granary Square. I was seconds behind the ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 29, 2016 3:34 p.m. | Updated: jan. 30, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Wake Uup and wise up! Comments 1 Comment
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No water deal without forensic audit

In 2000 the Castaic Lake Water Agency illegally acquired the Santa Clarita Water Company, and in December 2012, in a lightning-swift action orchestrated behind closed ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2016 2:50 p.m. | Updated: jan. 28, 2016 2:00 a.m. | No water deal without forensic audit Comments 15 Comments
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And an app for living

I was raised in the 1960s and 1970s. We never had apps back then. We had a rotary phone, and back then parents limited the ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 27, 2016 2:52 p.m. | Updated: jan. 28, 2016 2:00 a.m. | And an app for living Comments 4 Comments
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Assisted suicide is competition to hospice care

Regarding "Aid-In-Dying guidelines issued" (A-1 Jan. 21 in The Signal), I am not sure if I am relieved to know that (Santa Clarita Valley right-to-die ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 26, 2016 4:37 p.m. | Updated: jan. 27, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Assisted suicide is competition to hospice care Comments 4 Comments
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Support an unencumbered press

Just saw the outstanding movie "Spotlight." Well written, acted and directed. Depicts the Boston Globe's investigation and revelations of a major Boston scandal. » Read More
Posted: jan. 26, 2016 4:39 p.m. | Updated: jan. 27, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Support an unencumbered press Comments 2 Comments
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Traffic light needed on Bouquet

I am very encouraged to see the recent traffic changes occurring around our valley with the addition of left-turn signals on Decoro Drive. » Read More
Posted: jan. 22, 2016 6:11 p.m. | Updated: jan. 23, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Traffic light needed on Bouquet Comments 4 Comments
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City Council deserves its raise

The "Mighty" Signal Editorial Board, in an unusual move, issued a rare back-to-back "Our Views" on January 15th and 16th. One concerned advancing the Laemmle ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 22, 2016 6:13 p.m. | Updated: jan. 23, 2016 2:00 a.m. | City Council deserves its raise Comments 5 Comments
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Support Wilk’s, Lackey’s Lanterman bill

In response to Friday's "It's time to keep the Lanterman promise" column by Scott Wilk and Tom Lackey, I wholeheartedly applaud their efforts ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 19, 2016 3:51 p.m. | Updated: jan. 20, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Support Wilk’s, Lackey’s Lanterman bill Comments 0 Comments
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Go see ‘13 Hours’ the movie

I went with my wife to watch "13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi." I will probably not take my wife to another movie like ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 19, 2016 3:52 p.m. | Updated: jan. 20, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Go see ‘13 Hours’ the movie Comments 46 Comments
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Wilk in national politics

Regarding The Signal's story Jan. 9 "Wilk one of seven California co-chairs for Rubio campaign," it is my impression that Scott Wilk was elected ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 15, 2016 5:34 p.m. | Updated: jan. 16, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Wilk in national politics Comments 5 Comments
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Misattribution

This is in reference to Gary Horton's column ("Gov. Brown: Tear down these prices") published in The Signal Jan. 13. » Read More
Posted: jan. 15, 2016 5:36 p.m. | Updated: jan. 16, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Misattribution Comments 1 Comment
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Bring back the Rams or Chargers, but not the Raiders

I am an NFL fan, my teams being Minnesota and Chicago. I would like to see a team here in our area again. » Read More
Posted: jan. 11, 2016 11:25 a.m. | Bring back the Rams or Chargers, but not the Raiders Comments 7 Comments
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Let’s save the SCV’s deer

In recent weeks I've noticed many more deer than usual on the roadways of Santa Clarita. I'm beginning to worry about the safety ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 11, 2016 11:24 a.m. | Let’s save the SCV’s deer Comments 6 Comments
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We need the Laemmle

I have to disagree with Mr. Boydston on his thinking the proposed Laemmle movie theater is not a necessary part of the Newhall Revitalization Plan ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 05, 2016 4:40 p.m. | Updated: jan. 06, 2016 2:00 a.m. | We need the Laemmle Comments 15 Comments
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New Signal masthead

It's nice to see the names of some of the editors who are responsible for the editorial content of The Signal on the new ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 05, 2016 4:42 p.m. | Updated: jan. 06, 2016 2:00 a.m. | New Signal masthead Comments 1 Comment
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Build Laemmle and keep tax dollars in SCV

Dear TimBen Boydston: » Read More
Posted: jan. 05, 2016 4:43 p.m. | Updated: jan. 06, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Build Laemmle and keep tax dollars in SCV Comments 7 Comments
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SCV’s limited movie choices

Star Wars Episode VII is playing in five theaters in Santa Clarita. Here's what we're not getting to see: "The Danish Girl," "The ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 05, 2016 4:44 p.m. | Updated: jan. 06, 2016 2:00 a.m. | SCV’s limited movie choices Comments 20 Comments
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Weeding out the trolls

I hope that The Signal will find a way of welcoming different opinions - while asking its readers to be respectful of others with a different ... » Read More
Posted: dec. 31, 2015 4:28 p.m. | Weeding out the trolls Comments 12 Comments
 

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