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Gary Horton is right about love

"What the world needs now is love sweet love » Read More
Posted: mar. 05, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton is right about love Comments 18 Comments
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Moving proposed deep well injection site

Congrats to Sanitation District board members Marsha McLean, Laurene Weste and Mike Antonovich for "saving the day" by voting to move the proposed deep well injection ... » Read More
Posted: mar. 05, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Moving proposed deep well injection site Comments 0 Comments
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Let’s stand together against Cemex mine

With Cemex informing the city of its intent to begin mining (Saturday, Feb. 28, "Cemex mining looms"), the entire Santa Clarita Valley must engage in protesting this t... » Read More
Posted: mar. 05, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Let’s stand together against Cemex mine Comments 3 Comments
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On op-eds and real issues

I must say that Gary Horton's op-ed in the Feb. 18 issue of The Signal ("Hugs, not hate, to relate") was an outstanding lesson in how not to write an op-ed piece and i... » Read More
Posted: feb. 27, 2015 2:00 a.m. | On op-eds and real issues Comments 27 Comments
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Parole for a savage murderer? Outrageous

I can't imagine myself, a diehard Republican, thanking a Democratic governor, or any Democrat, for anything, but I am thanking our governor, Jerry Brown, for denying p... » Read More
Posted: feb. 27, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Parole for a savage murderer? Outrageous Comments 1 Comment
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Things in the SCV

Editor's note: Law enforcement officials reporting traffic incidents rarely provide information on whether a victim is buckled up or not. » Read More
Posted: feb. 25, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Things in the SCV Comments 3 Comments
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Arise and save chocolate!

I just read that climate change is threatening chocolate! In five years cocoa farms will be gone. » Read More
Posted: feb. 24, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Arise and save chocolate! Comments 19 Comments
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A chuckle over ‘Moral Disaster Area’

I'm still smiling about the Throwback Thursday (Feb. 12) piece regarding SINA accusing our community of demoralizing our four-legged animals by not having them wear pr... » Read More
Posted: feb. 24, 2015 2:00 a.m. | A chuckle over ‘Moral Disaster Area’ Comments 0 Comments
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Let’s get serious about saving water

With the second snow survey of the Sierra snowpack at 25 percent of the historical average, the likelihood of a fourth year of drought for California, and talk about p... » Read More
Posted: feb. 16, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Let’s get serious about saving water Comments 30 Comments
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A lesson from Samson

I find interesting the biblical chapters 13 and 14 of Judges, wherein the beginning of the story of Samson comes into play. » Read More
Posted: feb. 16, 2015 2:00 a.m. | A lesson from Samson Comments 29 Comments
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AB 109 has profoundly affected local jails, law enforcement

I want to thank former Assemblyman Cameron Smyth for his column, "Making our streets safer," published Feb. 5 in The Signal. » Read More
Posted: feb. 15, 2015 2:00 a.m. | AB 109 has profoundly affected local jails, law enforcement Comments 1 Comment
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A real solution to state water shortage

On Jan. 11, The Signal published an opinion column by Cher Gilmore ("The best fix for farmers' water problems") in which she advocated raising a bunch of new taxes - u... » Read More
Posted: feb. 15, 2015 2:00 a.m. | A real solution to state water shortage Comments 6 Comments
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Slipping away to Inequality for All

Gary Horton's Feb. 4 Signal column ("America clings and slips away") about the deterioration of our country was so "right on" it saddened me. It paralleled the documen... » Read More
Posted: feb. 15, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Slipping away to Inequality for All Comments 9 Comments
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The great accounting will come for us all

Just having seen the news story about President Obama's denial of Jordan's request for military and humanitarian aid and the administration's refusal of basic military... » Read More
Posted: feb. 13, 2015 2:00 a.m. | The great accounting will come for us all Comments 5 Comments
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Global warming must be taught in grade schools

Each day, 90 million tons of carbon dioxide is poured into our atmosphere by burning fossil fuels for energy. » Read More
Posted: feb. 13, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Global warming must be taught in grade schools Comments 34 Comments
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No grey in God’s message on sexual intimacy

A campaign called "50 Dollars Not 50 Shades" is asking people to "say no to abuse" and boycott the erotic novel-turned-film, "Fifty Shades of Grey." » Read More
Posted: feb. 12, 2015 2:00 a.m. | No grey in God’s message on sexual intimacy Comments 4 Comments
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AB 109 not at fault in Warner case

A former state assemblyman recently wrote that he voted against Assembly Bill 109 when it was presented to the Legislature in 2011. Unfortunately, the assemblyman seem... » Read More
Posted: feb. 11, 2015 2:00 a.m. | AB 109 not at fault in Warner case Comments 3 Comments
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Homeless counters heroes of the SCV

The Signal's front-page photo on Saturday, Jan. 31, showing the line of Santa Clarita volunteers eager to count the homeless population is heartening. » Read More
Posted: feb. 10, 2015 6:18 p.m. | Homeless counters heroes of the SCV Comments 8 Comments
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The return of Knight-Runner — again

When I woke up recently to grab my daily Signal off the driveway, my eyes immediately fell upon the headline "Runner will still have to face a race." » Read More
Posted: feb. 05, 2015 2:00 a.m. | The return of Knight-Runner — again Comments 1 Comment
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Penalties for offending, French style

I just read a news story that reports a French court has ruled against three people for their "homophobic" tweets. » Read More
Posted: feb. 05, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Penalties for offending, French style Comments 14 Comments
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So ‘thank you’ to a sheriff’s deputy today

It is time someone stand up and show support for law enforcement. » Read More
Posted: feb. 04, 2015 2:00 a.m. | So ‘thank you’ to a sheriff’s deputy today Comments 8 Comments
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Change the law to quash absurd election

The Signal recently reported that there will be a special election to see who will replace Steve Knight in the state Senate - and that, while there is only one person ... » Read More
Posted: feb. 04, 2015 2:00 a.m. | Change the law to quash absurd election Comments 5 Comments
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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 6 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 12 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 11 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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