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Monday, May. 22, 2017

Gary Horton: Reality is real no matter our beliefs

I’d been conscious two hours after my spine surgery when pain overtook me and I began trembling from head to toe with the most acute pain I’ve ever experienced. Electric shocks lit me up...

Bill Lyons: Ready for self-driving cars?

Self-driving cars are coming soon—and they will change your life. We are entering a profoundly dynamic age in transportation that will cause major shifts in our thinking, business, and government. Let’s review some of...

Maria Gutzeit: Keeping it Rolling: Bike Week SCV

It’s Bike Week in Santa Clarita, and there’s a little bit of bike fever for everyone. It’s also a good example of how the city and county continue to evolve on the bike friendliness...

David W. Hegg: What ever happened to excellence?

As I write I am sitting in a hotel room wondering whatever happened to excellence, to doing things right, and doing the right things. What happened in America to turn going the extra mile into...

Dianne G. Van Hook: Solving equation of college affordability

Today’s college students face a number of obstacles to reaching their full academic potential. Some challenges, like math anxiety and fear of public speaking, seem daunting, but can be mastered with extra help from...

Michael Cruz: Another back story on turned tide

I’m writing in response to Brian Baker’s April 12 column titled: “The tide has turned.” Let‘s do away with the easiest error. Justice Ginsburg was not nominated by President Carter; in fact, President Clinton nominated...

Steve Lunetta: Child savings accounts the real answer?

I would like to think that the people we elect as public officials are fairly intelligent folks. We may sometimes disagree with their political views, but it is rare when a public official lacks...

Roselva Ungar: In praise of good public education

I have been very impressed by the editorial “Dynasty stifles engagement in SCV” published April 22 in The Signal, in which you have committed to battle negative campaigning and to promote civic engagement with...

Jason Gibbs: Service starts at the ballot box

Earlier this year I applied for appointment to the vacant Santa Clarita City Council seat, and a bit later for the vacated Parks, Recreation and Community Services Commission seat. I have never before pursued...