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Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

Our View: Water merger needs cost adjustment

It’s been three years since local water wholesalers openly declared the Santa Clarita Valley needs one unified water district. It’s been more than two years since talks were under way to achieve that goal. On...

Our View: Slow down, be safe in 2017

Whether you’re on foot or in a car, slow down. Look left and right before entering the road. Activate your turn signal or for God’s sake use the crosswalk. It’s deadly out there. Following nearly two...

Our view: City Council actions negligent

During back-to-back Santa Clarita City Council meetings Tuesday night, council members revealed some apparent backroom dealings in selecting a replacement mayor and exposed the city to possible litigation through its choice for replacing outgoing...

Our view: Sobering lessons from ‘wet lab’

It’s the time of year when driving-under-the-influence arrests are most common. So five Santa Clarita Valley civic-minded residents proved to themselves this week that their preconceptions about getting drunk – and according to California...

Our View: A pledge for civic engagement

The Nov. 8 election, along with its divisive aftermath, shows the necessity for greater grassroots involvement in American democracy. Already battle strategies are being drawn up in Washington, D.C., by each side of the hyper-partisan...

Our View: In Remembrance: Pearl Harbor

The U.S.S. Arizona – still buried in its watery Pearl Harbor grave where it was sunk 75 years ago during Imperial Japan’s attack on the U.S. Pacific Fleet – is one of several centers...

Our View: Welcoming the newly elected

As the newly elected begin to take office next week, a changing of the guard will commence that will bring fresh faces to nearly every level of Santa Clarita Valley’s state and local public...

Our View: Congrats to clean-campaign winners

The contentious, prolonged and mud-marred 2016 election year is likely to be most remembered for its surprise ending to the presidential race. But it will also be remembered for the new lows reached in...

Our View: SCV honors America’s veterans

Today marks the 78th American holiday honoring the service of U.S. veterans. The holiday – initially dubbed Armistice Day – was made official by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1938 to honor World War...

Our View: Re-open the road

Without warning, the Los Angeles County Public Works Department this week shut down Bouquet Canyon Road for six months, leaving residents in the canyon cut off from schools, work and shopping. Why was this drastic...

COC students on Fallen Warriors Memorial

A beacon for future generations I am writing to offer my support for the Santa Clarita Valley Fallen Warriors Monument. I am a student at...

Edy Munoz: Honor the SCV war slain