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Monday, Apr. 24, 2017

Gary Horton: War rhetoric part 2, 3, 4, 5…

War, huh, yeah What is it good for Absolutely nothing. …  War, whoa, lord What is it good for Absolutely nothing, listen to me it ain't nothing but a heart-breaker (War) friend only to the undertaker Oh, war it's an enemy to...

Maria Gutzeit: Marching because facts matter

The March for Science is coming up on April 22. This nationwide event on Earth Day has many sister marches, as outlined on the website www.marchforscience.com. Per the site: “The March for Science is a...

Jeremiah Dockray: Castaic water supply in danger of takeover?

A friend recently used an excellent comparison to describe why the Castaic/Val Verde area’s Water Works District 36 customers should be concerned about a possible takeover by Castaic Lake Water Agency. It’s like having an...

Gutzeit and DiPrimio: Water questions asked, answered

On April 8 The Signal Editorial Board asked questions about proposed legislation, Sen. Scott Wilk’s Senate Bill 634, required to form a new water agency in the Santa Clarita Valley. We’ve answered those questions below....

Lori Martin: Hand over the keys – for everyone’s sake

Editor’s note: The following message was shared by a resident of Tracy, California, who said she was compelled to contact as many people as she could reach this Easter weekend, the 25th anniversary of...

David Hegg: Answering the big ones about life’s purpose

Every year as the “spring break” scene is played out with unfettered passion on the breaches of Florida, we are treated to news footage of college students throwing caution – and restraint – to...

Scott Wilk: No guarantee new tax will fix failing roads

There is no denying our roads need help. Gov. Jerry Brown admitted as much two years ago in his “State of the State” address when he acknowledged the state was $59 billion in arrears in...

Soli Deo Gloria and Christian Patrick Kelsey: Doing more for our homeless neighbors

We are two Santa Clarita residents writing to you as fellow citizens to direct your attention to an epidemic that is occurring around us. Within the last year, the number of our neighbors who are...

Brian Baker: The tide has turned

After decades of bringing a plastic toy bat to a gunfight, the GOP – that party with an uncanny record of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory – finally grew a spine and...

Steve Lunetta: Why Easter matters

Let’s forget religion. It’s all bunk anyway. Why bother talking about God, Jesus, angels, demons, sin, redemption, grace and the Bible? Heck, things are going so well we really don’t need these archaic and foolish...