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How about considering the human impact?

Editor's note: A majority of the mobile homes are not owner occupied, but rather owned by the landowner and rented to the occupants. » Read More
Posted: jan. 28, 2015 2:00 a.m. | How about considering the human impact? Comments 3 Comments
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Win at life with a college degree

I asked a churchgoing friend of mine how far he went in college, and he told me that he only went to college until his basketball scholarship ran out; he left college ... » Read More
Posted: jan. 28, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Win at life with a college degree Comments 5 Comments
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Anniversary of a travesty

Wednesday was the fifth anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Citizens United, one of the high court's worst decisions in our nation's history. » Read More
Posted: jan. 25, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Anniversary of a travesty Comments 10 Comments
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On autocracy and ignoring public pension plans

In his Tuesday column in The Signal titled "Let the games begin," soothsayer Kevin Buck forecast exactly how the 114th Congress is going to proceed. » Read More
Posted: jan. 25, 2015 2:00 a.m. | On autocracy and ignoring public pension plans Comments 9 Comments
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Time for a middle class revolt

America the welfare state," published in the Jan. 18 issue of The Signal, Joseph Cotto writes a mean column, full of "facts" that may or may not be true. » Read More
Posted: jan. 25, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Time for a middle class revolt Comments 9 Comments
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Support the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

What happens in our country's abortion clinics is a national nightmare. » Read More
Posted: jan. 15, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Support the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act Comments 79 Comments
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Positive signs from new sheriff

Last month I wrote a letter to the editor calling attention to Sheriff Jim McDonnell's embracing a civilian review board voted in by the Board of Supervisors. » Read More
Posted: jan. 15, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Positive signs from new sheriff Comments 0 Comments
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Roll back tuition throughout Calif. colleges

I started my college career at College of the Canyons way back in the early 1980s, and, at that time, tuition was free. » Read More
Posted: jan. 15, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Roll back tuition throughout Calif. colleges Comments 18 Comments
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Vive la liberte and vive Charlie

In response to the Daryl Cagle commentary "France cartoonists and murder" published in Friday's Signal, I am grieving for my freedom of expression. » Read More
Posted: jan. 11, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Vive la liberte and vive Charlie Comments 55 Comments
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Standing up for freedom

I want to acknowledge The Signal for publishing the politically incorrect cartoon created by Charlie Fitzsimmons on Thursday. » Read More
Posted: jan. 11, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Standing up for freedom Comments 1 Comment
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Drink water, don’t ride trains

I see that Gov. Jerry Brown and friends have celebrated the start of the bullet train, but I suggest we stop it right in its unlaid tracks. » Read More
Posted: jan. 08, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Drink water, don’t ride trains Comments 14 Comments
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Bone Dry Bouquet Canyon

After reading through the failure of numerous branches of government to clean out a ditch full of silt, I ask whether any person in this area can agree that government... » Read More
Posted: dec. 29, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Bone Dry Bouquet Canyon Comments 16 Comments
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The importance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

On January 19 our nation celebrates the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. I shall celebrate that holiday - my favorite holiday - with my ex-wife by going to wor... » Read More
Posted: dec. 29, 2014 2:00 a.m. | The importance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Comments 139 Comments
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Setting an example

Last July, I attended a meeting at City Hall -- 3:00 on a 100-plus day. When I came out, my car was wet from the sprinklers. It was the height of summer, the height of... » Read More
Posted: dec. 24, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Setting an example Comments 4 Comments
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Medians don’t need to be planted

What are the council members missing? Common sense perhaps? Medians do not HAVE to be planted. » Read More
Posted: dec. 24, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Medians don’t need to be planted Comments 2 Comments
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Young moviegoers

I just returned from seeing a very good movie at our local theatre and want to share something really amazing with your readers: » Read More
Posted: dec. 22, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Young moviegoers Comments 13 Comments
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Talking about God

"In God we trust." Well, not in our schools. It seems lawlessness and chaos are much better substitutes don't you think? Lets worship demons instead of angels, a much ... » Read More
Posted: dec. 22, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Talking about God Comments 44 Comments
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Nancy's is not going out of business

Thank you for featuring Nancy's Ranch on the business page of the Signal on Wednesday, December 10 under the headline "Last year to cut your own trees." » Read More
Posted: dec. 22, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Nancy's is not going out of business Comments 0 Comments
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It’s past time to make Boydston mayor of the city

The City Council's Gang of Four - McLean, Kellar, Weste and Acosta - left many citizens slack-jawed at the Dec. 9 meeting. » Read More
Posted: dec. 19, 2014 2:00 a.m. | It’s past time to make Boydston mayor of the city Comments 4 Comments
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Management by committee not leadership

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors recently voted three to two to establish a civilian commission to oversee the county's Sheriff's Department. » Read More
Posted: dec. 19, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Management by committee not leadership Comments 0 Comments
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When will we value the lives of our children?

Thank you for printing the article "Black lives do matter" by Terri Lovell in the Dec. 12 issue of The Signal's opinion section. » Read More
Posted: dec. 19, 2014 2:00 a.m. | When will we value the lives of our children? Comments 2 Comments
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Remember Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day should not be forgotten. » Read More
Posted: dec. 16, 2014 11:36 a.m. | Remember Pearl Harbor Comments 7 Comments
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Plans for the new Senior Center should include a TCU

The site of the Santa Clarita Valley Senior Center on Market Street in Newhall is now on hospice. » Read More
Posted: dec. 16, 2014 11:33 a.m. | Plans for the new Senior Center should include a TCU Comments 1 Comment
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Santa Clarita mayor should be a rotational position

I don't think the present system of deciding who on the council is voted - by the other council members - to become mayor pro tem and then moving to the office of mayo... » Read More
Posted: dec. 16, 2014 11:33 a.m. | Santa Clarita mayor should be a rotational position Comments 3 Comments
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Law enforcement now treated like returning Vietnam vets

Watching TV news reports and reading about those recent incidents and subsequent turbulence involving Michael Brown of Ferguson, Missouri, and Eric Garner of New York ... » Read More
Posted: dec. 10, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Law enforcement now treated like returning Vietnam vets Comments 80 Comments
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In praise of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital

I laud Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital for its fine expertise in taking care of me recently while I was under the knife for the first time in my 62 years of life for a her... » Read More
Posted: dec. 10, 2014 2:00 a.m. | In praise of Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Comments 5 Comments
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Local school district makes community proud and healthier

William S. Hart Union High School District displays its skill in leadership with a vision for the future by going solar. » Read More
Posted: dec. 10, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Local school district makes community proud and healthier Comments 5 Comments
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How much should ratepayers subsidize electric cars?

Editor's note: The following is a copy of an email the author sent to the California Public Utilities Commission. » Read More
Posted: dec. 07, 2014 2:00 a.m. | How much should ratepayers subsidize electric cars?  Comments 66 Comments
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U.S. needs to get real with its tax rate

David Davenport of the Hoover Institution reports that The Tax Foundation has developed a new survey ranking the competitiveness of tax systems among 34 industrialized... » Read More
Posted: dec. 07, 2014 2:00 a.m. | U.S. needs to get real with its tax rate Comments 7 Comments
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What does the future hold: freedom or enslavement?

As a conservative giving thanks for freedom this Thanksgiving (with liberals elsewhere giving more thanks for security/equality, perhaps?), I began to wonder what Sign... » Read More
Posted: dec. 02, 2014 2:00 a.m. | What does the future hold: freedom or enslavement? Comments 13 Comments
 

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