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Gary Horton: Save our tax base birthright

Religious folks are familiar with the biblical story of Esau selling his birthright to Jacob for a "mess of potage." » Read More
Posted: apr. 23, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Save our tax base birthright Comments 4 Comments
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Randy Wrage: Trip exceeded my expectations

In January of this year, I was invited to be a part of a trade delegation visiting Shenzhen, a city in China. The trip was being organized by a gentleman who had worke... » Read More
Posted: apr. 23, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Randy Wrage: Trip exceeded my expectations Comments 0 Comments
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Cher Gilmore: Let’s see our climate as half full on Earth Day

It's true that we received pretty bad news last month from the latest report of the United Nation's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. » Read More
Posted: apr. 22, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Cher Gilmore: Let’s see our climate as half full on Earth Day Comments 54 Comments
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Jonathan Kraut: Forgiving our failed justice system

The Easter season for many of our Christian brothers and sisters is a time of year that prompts us to reflect on the concept of redemption. » Read More
Posted: apr. 22, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: Forgiving our failed justice system Comments 5 Comments
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David Hegg: The resurrection of Jesus is proof that God exists

Every year as the "spring break" scene is played out with unfettered passion on the beaches of Florida we are treated to news footage of college students throwing caut... » Read More
Posted: apr. 20, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: The resurrection of Jesus is proof that God exists Comments 60 Comments
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Marsha McLean: Cowboy Festival continues to grow

Gene Autry is best known as "America's favorite singing cowboy." He is an American legend, former Santa Clarita Valley resident, and the only entertainer to have five ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 18, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Marsha McLean: Cowboy Festival continues to grow Comments 3 Comments
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Scott Wilk: Keep the cameras rolling

California is home to world class universities and technology giants such as Amgen, Google and Facebook. But our most famous industry that we export throughout the glo... » Read More
Posted: apr. 18, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Scott Wilk: Keep the cameras rolling Comments 5 Comments
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Kim Jones: GMO dangers: fact or fiction?

I was recently listening to one of my favorite radio shows when I heard the hosts saying there was absolutely no evidence genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, in t... » Read More
Posted: apr. 17, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Kim Jones: GMO dangers: fact or fiction? Comments 16 Comments
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Cary Quashen: Teens need to say ‘no’ to alcohol

April is National Alcohol Awareness Month, and this year's theme is "Help For Today, Hope For Tomorrow." » Read More
Posted: apr. 15, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Cary Quashen: Teens need to say ‘no’ to alcohol Comments 39 Comments
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Kevin Buck: November mid-term elections

I consider every election an important election. Presidential elections deservedly get a lot of attention, but presidents can only do so much on their own, despite the... » Read More
Posted: apr. 15, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: November mid-term elections Comments 150 Comments
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David Hegg: Please help me understand

Have you ever encountered this scenario? Someone comes to you with a gripe. There are really mad at you for something and as they begin berating you it is apparent the... » Read More
Posted: apr. 13, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: Please help me understand Comments 5 Comments
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Susana Coronel: Volunteer opportunities in Santa Clarita

Volunteers are superstars in the city of Santa Clarita. » Read More
Posted: apr. 11, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Susana Coronel: Volunteer opportunities in Santa Clarita Comments 1 Comment
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Betty Arenson: A special thanks to Mom and Dad

A surprising and extraordinary handwritten letter from an acquaintance arrived at my home last week thanking me for the reminder of the true values America was built u... » Read More
Posted: apr. 11, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Betty Arenson: A special thanks to Mom and Dad Comments 4 Comments
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Anne Marie Whalley: Visas, not amnesty for immigrants

In response to Joe Guzzardi's column about immigrants titled "Slippery road ahead as Congress reconvenes," published March 31 in The Signal: » Read More
Posted: apr. 10, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Anne Marie Whalley: Visas, not amnesty for immigrants Comments 0 Comments
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Don Robinson: Be spiritual on Earth Day

We tend to think of Earth Day as a physical thing - a time to celebrate Earth's beauty and provision and to recognize some of its needs for maintenance. This is a good... » Read More
Posted: apr. 10, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Don Robinson: Be spiritual on Earth Day Comments 37 Comments
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Gary Horton: Why not live your life fuller?

Followers of this column know that five weeks ago my daughter, Katie, was struck by a motorcycle in Jaipur India while visiting with family and friends for what was to... » Read More
Posted: apr. 09, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Why not live your life fuller? Comments 7 Comments
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David Hegg: Where does health care really start?

I imagine we're all caught up in the great paradox that is the current dialogue on health care. It seems to be everywhere, on every broadcast and Internet news show, w... » Read More
Posted: apr. 06, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: Where does health care really start? Comments 129 Comments
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Bob Kellar: Grow green at Earth Arbor Day festival

It's no secret that, in Santa Clarita, we take our trees seriously. Our city is home to more than 50,000 trees, including the majestic oaks that have stood tall in our... » Read More
Posted: apr. 04, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Bob Kellar: Grow green at Earth Arbor Day festival Comments 35 Comments
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Steve Knight: Clean-up on aisles 35, 30 and 8!

We are often told that the public has a less-than-favorable opinion of its government representatives. Recent scandalous behavior by several California senators has on... » Read More
Posted: apr. 04, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Steve Knight: Clean-up on aisles 35, 30 and 8! Comments 8 Comments
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Working together for success

Many years ago, Henry Ford famously said, "Coming together is the beginning. Keeping together is progress. » Read More
Posted: apr. 03, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Working together for success Comments 12 Comments
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Gary Horton: Appreciate American progress

The Signal last Friday published a "Right Here, Right Now" column in which Betty Arenson condemned American modernity while sentimentally praising an agrarian, pre-run... » Read More
Posted: apr. 02, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Appreciate American progress Comments 90 Comments
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Jonathan Kraut: Tolerate different opinions

Since my days on active duty, my career path has manifested in taking residence in 20 cities among five states. » Read More
Posted: apr. 01, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: Tolerate different opinions Comments 24 Comments
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David Hegg: The power of umbrage

I have come to believe if you say something outrageous loud enough and often enough people come to believe it. » Read More
Posted: mar. 30, 2014 2:00 a.m. | David Hegg: The power of umbrage Comments 60 Comments
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Betty Arenson: Is this your America?

Are you living in the America that you want? Do you think present-day America is what our forefathers intended it to be? » Read More
Posted: mar. 28, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Betty Arenson: Is this your America? Comments 44 Comments
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Frank Ferry: Saying goodbye after 16 years on City Council

It's not easy saying goodbye to my seat on the City Council. » Read More
Posted: mar. 28, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Frank Ferry: Saying goodbye after 16 years on City Council Comments 20 Comments
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Maria Gutzeit: Celebrating Women’s History and Future

March is Women's History Month. Through the years, women have done everything imaginable, from raising children, caring for seniors, to teaching, running businesses an... » Read More
Posted: mar. 27, 2014 11:57 a.m. | Maria Gutzeit: Celebrating Women’s History and Future Comments 12 Comments
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Gary Horton: Don’t know what we’ve got ‘till it’s gone

The background to this column is that our family traveled to India three weeks ago for a 14-day wedding tour with good friends our son Jon had made from UC Berkeley. » Read More
Posted: mar. 26, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Don’t know what we’ve got ‘till it’s gone Comments 6 Comments
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Kevin Buck: The game-changer for Democrats

The Democratic Party had a horrendous mid-term election cycle in 2010. » Read More
Posted: mar. 25, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: The game-changer for Democrats Comments 130 Comments
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Steve Petzold: Keep digital monsters off freeway

This evening the City Council of Santa Clarita will meet to approve Master Plan 13-184 to make zoning changes and amendments that will result in six LED digital billbo... » Read More
Posted: mar. 25, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Steve Petzold: Keep digital monsters off freeway Comments 5 Comments
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Walt Watson: Real health care reform requires some smart tech

This column is not about repealing Obamacare. It's about having some real health care reform accomplished by using today's technology. » Read More
Posted: mar. 24, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Walt Watson: Real health care reform requires some smart tech Comments 21 Comments
 

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