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Monday, Apr. 24, 2017

Shelley Coe: Are gun owners also the shooters?

It is apparent that the number of local shootings is increasing lately. When I read about these incidents, I am left to wonder one thing: Do any of these perpetrators legally own their guns? Are they...

Kevin Eliason: 2 homeruns in weekend paper

Two big thank-you kudos for two articles in the Weekender edition. On page 1 the story “Officers added to enforce traffic laws” is news that’s been needed for years. Traffic deputies know which streets require...

Nathan Bousfield: Need to change how we work

  I keep hearing how terrible the increase in the gas tax will be because it doesn’t expand lane capacity. How many expensive new lanes will it take for us to realize that the solution...

Beverlee Broggie: Senior housing being squeezed out of Santa Clarita

As a senior living on a fixed income in Santa Clarita, I have become abundantly aware that the lack of rent control is making it impossible for a large population of senior citizens to...

Sally White: City should support Chiquita Canyon Landfill closure

Author’s note: I presented the following statement to the Santa Clarita City Council Tuesday and, in light of the April 19 hearing on the Chiquita Canyon Landfill, I believe it is a timely subject. In...

Professor: Letter writer misleads readers about climate change

Bob Comer’s letter to the editor in The Signal (“Chill out, climate change worriers,” April 7, 2017) was little more than a regurgitation of shopworn climate-denier talking points. Take his silly dismissal of human-caused climate...

Bob Comer: Chill out, climate change worriers

I hope this allays Cher’s fears (Cher Gilmore column “’We the people’ must solve climate change” in the March 25 issue of The Signal). Note how “global warming” has morphed to “climate change”? Of course...

M.E. Canelas: Where’s the lights?

Year after year I go to Canyon Country Park to walk in the evening, and I cannot believe nobody has done anything about this: The playgrounds for the children are in complete darkness. Are you...

Jan Burton: Don’t forget SCV’s strong public school system

Your articles regarding SCV Community Pride were not only interesting, but thorough – except for the sections about education. While members of this community, especially parents, are continually informing themselves about the many choices available...

Jim Horton: California a wasteland of taxes, regulation

I returned from Phoenix several weeks ago from watching baseball spring training. When you cross the Colorado River from California to Arizona you are aware of a noticeable improvement in the highway and –...