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Joe Mathews: Diversity protects against disaster

Joe Mathews: Diversity protects against disaster

Members of a hand crew from Chuyla Vista put water on a Sand fire flare-up along Placerita Canyon road on July 26. Signal photo by Dan Watson


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David W. Hegg: Anti-social social media

If you thought social media was just a passing fad, you've surely missed the train. What used to happen over the fence with neighbors ... » Read More
Posted: sep. 26, 2016 9:52 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Anti-social social media Comments 0 Comments
Joe Mathews: Diversity protects against disaster
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Joe Mathews: Diversity protects against disaster

In California, diversity is not just about embracing demographic change. It's about protection against disasters, natural and manmade. » Read More
Posted: sep. 25, 2016 12:47 p.m. | Joe Mathews: Diversity protects against disaster Comments 3 Comments
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John Zaring: We are better than this

America. Our Constitution guarantees us all the right to peaceful assembly and protest. » Read More
Posted: sep. 24, 2016 8:00 a.m. | John Zaring: We are better than this Comments 16 Comments
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Erick Werner: The value of work

What are rights? » Read More
Posted: sep. 23, 2016 9:00 a.m. | Erick Werner: The value of work Comments 14 Comments
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Jim de Bree: The interference of partisanship

I recently attended a conference where one of the speakers discussed the outlook for tax legislation in the next session of Congress. » Read More
Posted: sep. 22, 2016 8:22 a.m. | Jim de Bree: The interference of partisanship Comments 6 Comments
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Richard La Motte: Some fog in the Kool-Aid

Regarding Robert Crone's Sept. 9 column in The Signal, "Don't drink the Kool-Aid," just a few thoughts. He said: » Read More
Posted: sep. 21, 2016 8:00 a.m. | Richard La Motte: Some fog in the Kool-Aid Comments 24 Comments
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John Kunak: Be heard on county's Pitchess plan

I was a bit concerned to return from a weekend outing and read Saturday's Signal where the headline stated: "More inmates heading to Pitchess?" » Read More
Posted: sep. 21, 2016 8:00 a.m. | John Kunak: Be heard on county's Pitchess plan Comments 6 Comments
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Gary Horton: Here’s the real threat

Just before I got off the plane, a bomb went off in New York and nobody knows exactly what's going on," Trump said. » Read More
Posted: sep. 21, 2016 8:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Here’s the real threat Comments 89 Comments
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Elizabeth Makous: Awesome SCV support saved the life of my son

Istarted writing this on 9/11/16. I was, of course, feeling deeply sad for the country and all those who lost loved ones on ... » Read More
Posted: sep. 20, 2016 8:00 a.m. | Elizabeth Makous: Awesome SCV support saved the life of my son Comments 6 Comments
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Jonathan Kraut: Interview with candidate Christy Smith

As part of a series on candidates, I am reaching out to our local, county and state candidates to report their views. » Read More
Posted: sep. 20, 2016 8:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: Interview with candidate Christy Smith Comments 16 Comments
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Steve Griffith: Finish the job on the Export-Import Bank

After four straight years of record-setting foreign sales for California businesses, we slipped last year, with exports dropping 5 percent. » Read More
Posted: sep. 16, 2016 5:22 p.m. | Steve Griffith: Finish the job on the Export-Import Bank Comments 5 Comments
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David Hegg: Be for a cause, not just against something

We are becoming a nation of protest, and that is something near and dear to my heart simply because I am considered a Protestant. » Read More
Posted: sep. 16, 2016 5:18 p.m. | David Hegg: Be for a cause, not just against something Comments 6 Comments
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Jim de Bree: Don't deplete the goodwill reservoir

I have a theory about what I call the "spousal goodwill reservoir." The way it works is, as a husband, you have to work hard ... » Read More
Posted: sep. 16, 2016 8:54 a.m. | Jim de Bree: Don't deplete the goodwill reservoir Comments 20 Comments
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Vanessa Wilk: Vote GOP in election in November

About once a month I try to go to Sacramento to visit my husband, Assemblyman Scott Wilk. » Read More
Posted: sep. 16, 2016 8:51 a.m. | Vanessa Wilk: Vote GOP in election in November Comments 27 Comments
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Anne Marie Whalley: Solving traffic problems

Ihave a question for Mayor Bob Kellar about traffic: "What can we do to resolve the traffic congestion in Santa Clarita?" » Read More
Posted: sep. 15, 2016 9:00 a.m. | Anne Marie Whalley: Solving traffic problems Comments 7 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: Is it really always racism?

Something has been rumbling around in the back of my mind and I wonder if other people feel the same way. » Read More
Posted: sep. 15, 2016 8:52 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: Is it really always racism? Comments 17 Comments
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Tom Purcell: Teaching them how to vote

Son, you're 18 now. As an American citizen that means you'll vote for the first time in the upcoming election." » Read More
Posted: sep. 14, 2016 8:39 a.m. | Tom Purcell: Teaching them how to vote Comments 0 Comments
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Gary Horton: Scott Wilk boozy bill hiccup

We think Assemblyman Scott Wilk, R-Santa Clarita, may have been tainted with the Devil's Brew. » Read More
Posted: sep. 14, 2016 8:35 a.m. | Gary Horton: Scott Wilk boozy bill hiccup Comments 35 Comments
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Jeremiah Dockray: Costly construction

In reference to The Signal article "Protests arise over new housing" (A-1 on Sept. 1), many people were unhappy with the 2012 "One Valley, One ... » Read More
Posted: sep. 13, 2016 8:00 a.m. | Jeremiah Dockray: Costly construction Comments 22 Comments
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Kevin Buck: Trust, but verify

The same national polls that show Clinton trouncing Trump in electoral votes also have them virtually tied in another category: untrustworthiness. » Read More
Posted: sep. 13, 2016 8:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: Trust, but verify Comments 41 Comments
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David Hegg: No Time For Auditors

Every year our church employs an outside auditing firm to scrutinize our financial practices. We do so because we intend to handle the charitable donations ... » Read More
Posted: sep. 12, 2016 2:31 p.m. | David Hegg: No Time For Auditors Comments 2 Comments
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John Zaring: It’s still the economy, stupid!

The August jobs report showed the U.S. economy added 151,000 new private-sector jobs in August, which while respectable, was a slight drop from ... » Read More
Posted: sep. 12, 2016 2:27 p.m. | John Zaring: It’s still the economy, stupid! Comments 10 Comments
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Robert Crone: Don’t drink the Kool-Aid

Donald Trump says let's build a wall along the border to stop illegal immigration and have Mexico pay for it. » Read More
Posted: sep. 09, 2016 9:01 a.m. | Robert Crone: Don’t drink the Kool-Aid Comments 185 Comments
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Terri Lovell: The rally for refugees

Most Americans are not aware that, although Barack Obama is serving his last months as president, he plans to do a lot more damage before ... » Read More
Posted: sep. 09, 2016 8:57 a.m. | Terri Lovell: The rally for refugees Comments 7 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: Era of the presidential quandary

I'm in a quandary. I am completely confused by this presidential election. And I suspect I am not alone. » Read More
Posted: sep. 08, 2016 10:58 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: Era of the presidential quandary Comments 18 Comments
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Jim de Bree: City Council presses snooze button

About a month ago I wrote a column that was published in The Signal entitled "Wake-Up Call for City Hall." I wrote it in response ... » Read More
Posted: sep. 07, 2016 4:00 a.m. | Jim de Bree: City Council presses snooze button Comments 15 Comments
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Tom Purcell: America's lost love affair with cars

I'm a car guy. » Read More
Posted: sep. 06, 2016 11:07 a.m. | Tom Purcell: America's lost love affair with cars Comments 0 Comments
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Charles Vignola: The right wing labor force fallacy

As the 2016 election looms, it's inevitable that people debate the efficacy of President Obama's economic policies. And that's as it should ... » Read More
Posted: sep. 06, 2016 11:02 a.m. | Charles Vignola: The right wing labor force fallacy Comments 28 Comments
Brian Baker: Let the punishment fit the crime
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Brian Baker: Let the punishment fit the crime

On Aug. 19 The Signal published an editorial entitled "Our View: Yes on Prop 62" in which the Editorial Board supported that ballot proposition, which ... » Read More
Posted: sep. 06, 2016 10:46 a.m. | Brian Baker: Let the punishment fit the crime Comments 42 Comments
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John Zaring: Lower drinking age to 19

Before I reached 21, I enjoyed a good party as much as the next guy. In high school, my parents and my friends' parents used ... » Read More
Posted: sep. 06, 2016 10:43 a.m. | John Zaring: Lower drinking age to 19 Comments 7 Comments
 

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