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Thursday, May. 25, 2017

Greg Amsler: A new idea gets even better

A new water district for the Santa Clarita Valley is a great idea. It will save us $14 million and strengthen our local water reliability. It modernizes our water system and creates a model...

Jonathan Kraut: New perspective on gun ownership

LAPD Chief Beck and city of Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti proudly boasted last week that this year’s L.A. gun buy-back program took 800 guns off the streets. Whether you believe everyone should have the right...

Lynne Plambeck: No wonder LAFCO still opposes water bill

Last week the Los Angeles County Local Agency Formation Commission – or LAFCO for short – voted to continue to oppose Senate Bill 634, Sen. Scott Wilk’s water merger/takeover of Newhall County Water District. Commissioners...

David Hegg: Learning to rest

An article I recently read suggested a simple test for assessing sleep deprivation. The author put it this way: If it takes you 15 minutes to fall asleep at night, you’re in good shape. If,...

Arnold Mann: Anticipating crime before it happens

Kudos to Sheriff’s Station Capt. Robert Lewis. Unlike his predecessor, whose forte was following up after burglaries and break-ins, Capt. Lewis has focused his department on a pro-active concept. Explaining "a predictive role" in identifying...

Our View: City solutions beyond tap-dancing

“We’ll look at it.” In a nutshell, that was Santa Clarita’s answer for a handful of senior citizens who had one question for the City Council during a recent meeting: “How can we remain what...

Leon Worden: SCVTV apologizes for parade committee remarks

Editor’s note: The following was submitted as an open letter from SCVTV Local Television for Santa Clarita President Leon Worden to Signal Publisher Charles Champion. It has come to my attention that a Santa Clarita...

Ken Wiseman: Call for unity in SCV

In regard to recent media editorials about leadership positions within our community, I have the highest respect for our media and their ownership in this community. I have attended countless meetings, and been a part...

Thomas Oatway: Focus on the wrong problems

Ms. Stamper-Brown (“Damage left in wake of ‘No Drama Obama,’” Friday’s Opinion page) cannot seem to get over the fact that Barack Obama is now enjoying life as a private citizen, whereas her focus...