Sally White: Hometown hero “shakes up her world”

Mahatma Gandhi told us, “In a gentle way, you can shake the world.” That is just what Peggy Stabile did, starting 29 years ago when her son confided to her that he was gay. As...

Dick Ramirez: Not in my back yard

What I read from Dr. Gene Dorio's eloquent and well-researched article on water supplies to the Santa Clarita area were truths suggesting that our entire community be meticulously diligent in protecting the distribution and...

Lois Eisenberg: Trump: Americans expect the truth

Wrote a Letter to the Editor not long ago about how disruptive and deceitful Trump has been in governing the U.S. I feel even more convicted of it now. Trump was not honest in his...

Gene Dorio: Dialogue and debate or insults and defamation?

The Signal’s Letter to the Editor of June 13, “Scare tactics and water merger,” discussing my June 6 commentary “Avoid ‘Love Triangle’ of Support,” is a prime example in this country of why dialogue...

Thomas Oatway: Legislators must stand up against potential tax reform threats

The tax reform legislation which is being formulated in GOP-led Congress has serious implications for Californians, who pay some of the highest income and real estate taxes in the nation. Some legislators from “red” states...

Sally White: Make our democracy great again

In his brilliant op-ed published in Tuesday’s Signal, “Achievement worth working toward,” columnist Joshua Heath describes the profound melancholy he feels at a time in his life when he should be filled with idealism...

Mike Lipis: Praise for COC’s summer reading program

Kymber Scheiffler has completed the summer reading program at College of the Canyons for children. She is 4 years old.   Thank you, COC, for offering such an amazing class to our community. It was a...

Gil Mertz: Just imagining

There is as much evidence that President Trump colluded with the Russians to defeat Hillary Clinton last November as there was that Barack Obama was born in Kenya. Imagine if the FBI conducted an...

Roger Pida: Signal’s ‘High expectations’ are off base

It disappoints me that The Signal Editorial Board cannot recognize or even admit that a “bunch of 17-year-spoiled brats” exists, and you state that a school board member should be looking for a new job because...

Dan Masnada: Scare tactics and water merger

It’s unfortunate that Dr. Gene Dorio has chosen to engage in shameful scare tactics to garner support for his opposition to both the Chiquita Canyon Landfill expansion and the Castaic Lake Water Agency/Newhall County...