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Support Assembly Bill 866 to help small businesses

I am pleased to support Assembly Bill 866, introduced by Eduardo Garcia, because it provides the opportunity for agencies to consider the impacts of regulations on sma... » Read More
Posted: apr. 23, 2015 9:16 a.m. | Support Assembly Bill 866 to help small businesses Comments 0 Comments
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High speed rail authority’s claims are false

In a Signal article published Tuesday, the California High-Speed Rail Authority claimed it "go(es) above and beyond by not only opening all our monthly board meetings ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 16, 2015 2:00 a.m. | High speed rail authority’s claims are false Comments 6 Comments
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Fort Hood attack was terrorism

I find it sadly ironic that the Pentagon has announced it will pay for the sex-change therapy of Private Bradley/Chelsea Manning, who was convicted in July 2013 of vio... » Read More
Posted: apr. 15, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Fort Hood attack was terrorism Comments 2 Comments
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Study shows Obamacare saves lives

Last December, the administration announced that Obamacare programs to improve hospital safety have resulted in 50,000 fewer preventable deaths since 2010. » Read More
Posted: apr. 14, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Study shows Obamacare saves lives Comments 14 Comments
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Desalination instead of high-speed rail

With the governor announcing his demand for a 25 percent decrease in municipal water usage due to the drought crisis, it occurs to me that perhaps its time for all of ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 14, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Desalination instead of high-speed rail Comments 4 Comments
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NoMoRobo a reality

With respect to Gary Morrison's letter to the editor ("Let's make 'no more robocalls' a reality,: April 2 in The Signal), NoMoRobo is available to individuals at https... » Read More
Posted: apr. 14, 2015 2:00 a.m. | NoMoRobo a reality Comments 1 Comment
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Beware climate-change-deniers for hire

After reading the well-reasoned and science-based column "Climate change: myth vs. fact" by Cher Gilmore (The Signal, April 6), (I belong to a CCL chapter in Lancaster... » Read More
Posted: apr. 10, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Beware climate-change-deniers for hire Comments 55 Comments
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Tragic results of attempting to reverse climate change

A moral tragedy is unfolding because of the confidence of groups such as Cher Gilmore's Citizens' Climate Lobby ("Climate change: myth vs. fact," April 6 in The Signal... » Read More
Posted: apr. 10, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Tragic results of attempting to reverse climate change Comments 6 Comments
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What happened to no gay marriage impact on straight society?

Assuming you haven't been marooned on a deserted island in the middle of the ocean, you've probably heard about Memories Pizza, a small family-owned pizzeria in Walker... » Read More
Posted: apr. 09, 2015 2:00 a.m. | What happened to no gay marriage impact on straight society? Comments 14 Comments
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Unsolicited phone calls not wanted

In his letter "Let's make 'no more robocalls' a reality," April 2 in The Signal, Gary Morrison was right on - everyone hates unsolicited phone calls that interrupt the... » Read More
Posted: apr. 09, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Unsolicited phone calls not wanted Comments 8 Comments
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Not vaccinating carriers higher risks

In a brief response to Rachel Clark's letter to the editor ("Keep government from meddling in medical issues," April 3 in The Signal), perhaps as an elementary-school ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 09, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Not vaccinating carriers higher risks Comments 13 Comments
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Brine injection: It’s not about oil production

A quick read of The Signal's Opinion page article "No deep well brine injection in SCV" (March 29) may give the impression it's about oil wells. Actually, it's not. » Read More
Posted: apr. 08, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Brine injection: It’s not about oil production Comments 14 Comments
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Gov. Moonbeam needs math lesson

Let me get this straight. Gov. Jerry Brown has mandated a 25 percent reduction in urban water usage. » Read More
Posted: apr. 08, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Gov. Moonbeam needs math lesson Comments 6 Comments
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Obama and Chamberlain

The almost frantic attempt by the Obama administration to come to a nuclear agreement pact with the government of Iran, which remains steadfast in its commitment to th... » Read More
Posted: apr. 08, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Obama and Chamberlain Comments 4 Comments
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Seeing through Pence’s pretense on Indiana law

Let's dispense with some of the WeaselSpeak that has attended Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's successful attempt at killing his state's tourist economy. » Read More
Posted: apr. 07, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Seeing through Pence’s pretense on Indiana law Comments 20 Comments
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Gleichshaltung and its use in the USA

In Wilkerton, Indiana, a pizza restaurant is forced to shut down by harassment and threats of violence because its owners voiced an opinion in answer to a hypothetical... » Read More
Posted: apr. 07, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Gleichshaltung and its use in the USA Comments 7 Comments
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Find alternatives to deep well injection

In the Santa Clarita Valley we are faced with guidelines mandated by the Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board for wastewater disposal limits, and we are pr... » Read More
Posted: apr. 05, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Find alternatives to deep well injection Comments 12 Comments
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GOP, open an investigation

I'm curious. Since so many Republicans seem to enjoy finding and investigating scandals, why haven't they opened one of those fancy panels they seem constantly to open... » Read More
Posted: apr. 05, 2015 2:00 a.m. | GOP, open an investigation Comments 13 Comments
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Keep government from meddling in medical issues

I am writing this letter because I am upset and saddened by the division of people in our country at this current time. » Read More
Posted: apr. 03, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Keep government from meddling in medical issues Comments 37 Comments
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Let’s make ‘no more robocalls’ a reality

We need to get together and stop all these unsolicited and robo calls. » Read More
Posted: apr. 02, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Let’s make ‘no more robocalls’ a reality Comments 4 Comments
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Global warming and human causes

The letter to the editor published March 22 in The Signal ("Climate change: Sorting facts from politics"), by Roselva Ungar, commenting on a previous letter of mine, r... » Read More
Posted: apr. 02, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Global warming and human causes Comments 21 Comments
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America’s hereditary ruling families

As a Democrat, I am wondering if anybody else is troubled by the thought of Hillary Clinton as our nominee. » Read More
Posted: apr. 01, 2015 2:00 a.m. | America’s hereditary ruling families Comments 12 Comments
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U.S. must retain warm relationships with Israel

Congratulations to Benjamin Netanyahu for his re-election as prime minister of Israel. » Read More
Posted: apr. 01, 2015 2:00 a.m. | U.S. must retain warm relationships with Israel Comments 3 Comments
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The GOP’s internecine battle

I just finished reading Kevin Buck's column (The Signal, March 24, "The show must go on"), in which he virtually chortled aloud at the internal rifts within the GOP th... » Read More
Posted: mar. 31, 2015 2:00 a.m. | The GOP’s internecine battle  Comments 38 Comments
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Climate change and responsible environmentalism

Man, we sure do have a lot of self-appointed experts on climate change in this valley! » Read More
Posted: mar. 31, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Climate change and responsible environmentalism Comments 9 Comments
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Enjoying those smiling faces

I mentioned in an earlier letter to the editor that Alice and I are part of the volunteer group at the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center helping during lunch. » Read More
Posted: mar. 31, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Enjoying those smiling faces Comments 1 Comment
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Water-saving education gets an “F”

I have never written a letter to the editor before, but after returning from my daily walk and reading the March 18 article about the local water agencies' efforts in ... » Read More
Posted: mar. 27, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Water-saving education gets an “F” Comments 1 Comment
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Cameras out, now enforcement needs to be in

The Santa Clarita City Council got it right by giving the red light to the traffic camera program ("Full stop for red-light cams," Wednesday's Signal). » Read More
Posted: mar. 27, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Cameras out, now enforcement needs to be in Comments 15 Comments
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Ditch the tracks, go for water

With respect to Kevin Korenthal's March 20 Signal column, "California's high-speed rail dilemma," here are a few more pertinent facts. » Read More
Posted: mar. 25, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Ditch the tracks, go for water Comments 4 Comments
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Teaching climate change: embrace facts first

Over the last couple of weeks The Signal has published several letters and/or columns discussing the issue of teaching "global warming" and/or "climate change" to kids... » Read More
Posted: mar. 25, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Teaching climate change: embrace facts first Comments 34 Comments
 

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