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Who is best Demo for 25th?

So the one good thing about this whole Bernie v. Hillary race dragging on – despite the hard truth that Sen. Sanders has zero chance of ... » Read More
Posted: may. 28, 2016 11:51 a.m. | Updated: may. 28, 2016 11:51 a.m. | Who is best Demo for 25th? Comments 13 Comments
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David W. Hegg: What we memorialize during this weekend

On this Memorial Weekend we pause to "memorialize" those who gave their lives in military service to the United States of America. They joined, trained ... » Read More
Posted: may. 28, 2016 11:45 a.m. | David W. Hegg: What we memorialize during this weekend Comments 3 Comments
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Bill Reynolds: For our fallen heroes

As we once again approach Memorial Day, I am reminded of all those heroes who have given the ultimate sacrifice in war protecting our precious ... » Read More
Posted: may. 28, 2016 11:43 a.m. | Updated: may. 28, 2016 11:43 a.m. | Bill Reynolds: For our fallen heroes Comments 4 Comments
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Debunking merger myths

For several months, Castaic Lake Water Agency and Newhall County Water District have been exploring combining services. » Read More
Posted: may. 26, 2016 6:41 p.m. | Updated: may. 27, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Debunking merger myths Comments 12 Comments
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Howard "Buck" McKeon: Vote ‘yes’ on Measure E

Among the highlights of my 22 years in Congress was the opportunity to serve as chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce. » Read More
Posted: may. 26, 2016 6:43 p.m. | Updated: may. 27, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Howard "Buck" McKeon: Vote ‘yes’ on Measure E Comments 17 Comments
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Jonathan Kraut: Spending money for the homeless wisely

Lately lots of money is being allocated to address homelessness. Remember that this is taxpayer money - our money. » Read More
Posted: may. 23, 2016 6:17 p.m. | Updated: may. 24, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: Spending money for the homeless wisely Comments 56 Comments
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Andrew Fried: Will California’s bullet train blast through your back yard?

The acronym NIMBY (Not In My Back Yard) has taken on a widely recognized negative connotation: People who oppose new construction or government infrastructure projects... » Read More
Posted: may. 23, 2016 6:18 p.m. | Updated: may. 24, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Andrew Fried: Will California’s bullet train blast through your back yard? Comments 8 Comments
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Lynne Plambeck: Say ‘no’ to water district merger

If you are in the Valencia Water Company or the Santa Clarita Water Division, you may have recently received a rate increase notice. But if ... » Read More
Posted: may. 20, 2016 6:01 p.m. | Updated: may. 21, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Lynne Plambeck: Say ‘no’ to water district merger Comments 28 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Ethics and absurdity

In the academic world the field of ethics falls into the area of philosophy. It deals with human behavior in regard to its legitimacy. » Read More
Posted: may. 20, 2016 6:02 p.m. | Updated: may. 21, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Ethics and absurdity Comments 18 Comments
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James P. de Bree: What you need to know about Measure E

Let me begin by stating that, in this column, I am neither endorsing nor opposing College of the Canyons' Measure E. The purpose of this ... » Read More
Posted: may. 20, 2016 6:03 p.m. | Updated: may. 21, 2016 2:00 a.m. | James P. de Bree: What you need to know about Measure E Comments 53 Comments
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Steve Lunetta: Pushed too far

Have you ever been working on a car and you are tightening a bolt? You know you have torqued that sucker down as far as ... » Read More
Posted: may. 18, 2016 5:04 p.m. | Updated: may. 19, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Steve Lunetta: Pushed too far Comments 109 Comments
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Gary Horton: Straight talk for the class of 2016

To the class of 2016 I offer up unvarnished straight talk from an old guy on the cusp of turning 60 in but a few ... » Read More
Posted: may. 17, 2016 2:56 p.m. | Updated: may. 18, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Straight talk for the class of 2016 Comments 8 Comments
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Kevin Buck: Reaping what is sown

It has come to my attention that there are Republicans out there who take exception to my castigation of their politics. » Read More
Posted: may. 16, 2016 5:22 p.m. | Updated: may. 17, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: Reaping what is sown Comments 35 Comments
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Only principled compromise can right this ship

Are you ready for Trump vs. Hillary? Like it or not, those are the choices: two candidates with the highest unfavorable ratings in decades, if ... » Read More
Posted: may. 15, 2016 1:01 p.m. | Only principled compromise can right this ship Comments 34 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Overcoming that overwhelmed feeling

Years ago one of my staff came into my office and announced he needed to change professions. Like the rest of us, he was working ... » Read More
Posted: may. 13, 2016 4:04 p.m. | Updated: may. 14, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Overcoming that overwhelmed feeling Comments 20 Comments
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Terri Lovell: If we only had more criminals

Although illegal immigration has been an ongoing problem since the Reagan presidency, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has always been allowed to ... » Read More
Posted: may. 12, 2016 5:20 p.m. | Updated: may. 13, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Terri Lovell: If we only had more criminals Comments 28 Comments
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James P. de Bree: Another dimension of the climate change debate

Recently The Signal has published submissions from Cher Gilmore and Brian Baker dealing with various aspects of climate change. » Read More
Posted: may. 12, 2016 5:24 p.m. | Updated: may. 13, 2016 2:00 a.m. | James P. de Bree: Another dimension of the climate change debate Comments 45 Comments
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Gary Horton: It’s my party

Nobody knows where my Johnny has gone » Read More
Posted: may. 10, 2016 3:27 p.m. | Updated: may. 11, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: It’s my party Comments 48 Comments
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James P. de Bree: Privileges and principles

When I was in the sixth grade in January 1965, we studied presidential inauguration speeches. We were given a student publication, the Weekly Reader, published ... » Read More
Posted: may. 10, 2016 3:29 p.m. | Updated: may. 11, 2016 2:00 a.m. | James P. de Bree: Privileges and principles Comments 12 Comments
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Charles Vignola: Clinton vs. Trump

With Cruz and Kasich finally bowing out of the race, it's all but official that Donald Trump will be the Republican candidate for president ... » Read More
Posted: may. 09, 2016 5:49 p.m. | Updated: may. 10, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Charles Vignola: Clinton vs. Trump Comments 43 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Defining motherhood

This weekend across the nation millions of Mom's are getting candy, flowers, cards and more from those who love and appreciate the monumental influence ... » Read More
Posted: may. 06, 2016 4:22 p.m. | Updated: may. 07, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Defining motherhood Comments 6 Comments
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Cameron Smyth: What’s going to happen now that Trump is expected to be the nominee

Well its official . . . Donald Trump is the Republican nominee for President. By dominating Indiana on Tuesday, he gave both Ted Cruz and John Kasich really ... » Read More
Posted: may. 05, 2016 12:29 p.m. | Updated: may. 06, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Cameron Smyth: What’s going to happen now that Trump is expected to be the nominee Comments 35 Comments
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Gary Horton: Obama by the numbers

I hope Signal readers have had the time to watch the White House Press Correspondents' Dinner from last week. Every year the President and press ... » Read More
Posted: may. 03, 2016 7:05 p.m. | Updated: may. 04, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Gary Horton: Obama by the numbers Comments 87 Comments
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Jonathan Kraut: No matter what party, we face earthquake dangers

It starts just west of the Salton Sea moving northwest all the way up to Pasadena. Almost completely unseen, it then snakes up the valley ... » Read More
Posted: may. 02, 2016 5:09 p.m. | Updated: may. 03, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Jonathan Kraut: No matter what party, we face earthquake dangers Comments 17 Comments
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David W. Hegg; It’s too early to quit

If you look closely you can see a fog of despair descending on our national psyche. There are many reasons for the incremental downturn in ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 29, 2016 5:37 p.m. | Updated: apr. 30, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg; It’s too early  to quit Comments 109 Comments
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Ethan Jewell: What we expect from our representatives

It's funny what you can come to expect from certain people. You wouldn't think naturally that if a person decided they'd had ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 28, 2016 4:47 p.m. | Updated: apr. 29, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Ethan Jewell: What we expect from our representatives Comments 7 Comments
Roger Gitlin: In loving memory of Deputy David March
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Roger Gitlin: In loving memory of Deputy David March

Friday marks the 14th anniversary of the death of Santa Clarita native son and Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy David William March. The years ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 27, 2016 3:20 p.m. | Updated: apr. 28, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Roger Gitlin: In loving memory of Deputy David March Comments 3 Comments
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Gary Horton: Rome lasted 1,000 years

Carrie and I have been vacationing in the Seattle area visiting our daughter, Katie. » Read More
Posted: apr. 27, 2016 6:11 p.m. | Gary Horton: Rome lasted 1,000 years Comments 40 Comments
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Kevin Buck: Irreconcilable differences

The irrational, hyper-partisan Republican response to a Democratic presidency began in 1992 when the country elected Bill Clinton, sometimes referred to as "the first ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 25, 2016 5:21 p.m. | Updated: apr. 26, 2016 2:00 a.m. | Kevin Buck: Irreconcilable differences Comments 102 Comments
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David W. Hegg: Confessions of a columnist

If my count is correct I'm closing in on my 300th column for The Signal. From time to time I'm asked what it ... » Read More
Posted: apr. 22, 2016 5:26 p.m. | Updated: apr. 23, 2016 2:00 a.m. | David W. Hegg: Confessions of a columnist Comments 9 Comments
 

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