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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 6 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 0 Comments
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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 20 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 2 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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Kudos to Werner and ‘alt right’

I would like to commend Erik Werner for his Right Here, Right Now column published in the June 24 Signal ("Fear not! Millennials will save ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 29, 2016 6:09 p.m. | Updated: jun. 30, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Kudos to Werner and ‘alt right’ Comments 11 Comments
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Legalize marijuana now

There has been a renewed concern about what people think about pot being legalized. » Read More
Posted: jun. 29, 2016 6:10 p.m. | Updated: jun. 30, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Legalize marijuana now Comments 39 Comments
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Caforio’s inappropriate response

Using the death of innocent victims to raise money for power goes against everything our country stands for and lies in direct contrast with the ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 29, 2016 6:11 p.m. | Updated: jun. 30, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Caforio’s inappropriate response Comments 4 Comments
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NBA needs to diversify

With interest I watched the recent NBA championship game and I was struck by an oddity. I'm convinced the league should adopt the fine ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 29, 2016 6:12 p.m. | Updated: jun. 30, 2016 2:00 a.m. | NBA needs to diversify Comments 5 Comments
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In appreciation of the leadership of Dianne Van Hook

Now that the disputes about Measure E are in the past, I wanted to step forward in praise of someone who has helped change the ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 28, 2016 4:47 p.m. | Updated: jun. 29, 2016 2:00 a.m. | In appreciation of the leadership of Dianne Van Hook Comments 21 Comments
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Vote no on Caforio for Congress

I am tired of political candidates making big promises, only to show their true colors after being elected. » Read More
Posted: jun. 28, 2016 4:48 p.m. | Updated: jun. 29, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Vote no on Caforio for Congress  Comments 4 Comments
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What about council, Acosta?

So Dante Acosta decided he will now focus all of his energy on his candidacy for the 38th Assembly District and must take a leave ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 28, 2016 4:49 p.m. | Updated: jun. 29, 2016 2:00 a.m. | What about council, Acosta? Comments 1 Comment
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Can’t see ‘center’ from there

On June 21 The Signal gave us a double dose of Dem/socialist rhetoric with columns by Charles Vignola ("Trump fails his first test") and ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 28, 2016 4:50 p.m. | Updated: jun. 29, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Can’t see ‘center’ from there Comments 27 Comments
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City Council disappoints again

Just when I thought we were past the embarrassing Parks and Recreation meeting from last month concerning the placement of the proposed war memorial at ... » Read More
Posted: jun. 27, 2016 5:55 p.m. | Updated: jun. 28, 2016 2:00 a.m. | City Council disappoints again Comments 27 Comments
 

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