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Our View | What’s Next? ‘How to Blow Up a College’?

By The Signal Editorial Board “How to Blow Up a Pipeline,” coming next week to a community college near you — College of the Canyons — is a movie about domestic terrorists. And the terrorists are the protagonists. The film, a fictional tale based on the book of the same name, follows a group of mostly young environmentalists whose hatred

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Our View | Getting Serious: Stop the Stench

By The Signal Editorial Board It’s a stinkin’ mess. Now that we have your attention — looking at you, every elected official who represents the Santa Clarita Valley — we

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Our View | Valladares: Our Choice for Senate

By The Signal Editorial Board Scott Wilk has had an excellent run as a legislator representing the Santa Clarita Valley, first in the state Assembly and, currently, as state senator. 

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Our View | Hatami Would Restore DA’s Office

By The Signal Editorial Board There’s a crowded field of candidates to replace L.A. County District Attorney George Gascón — and making sure Gascón loses his reelection bid just may

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Our View | Barger: An Unequivocal Endorsement

By The Signal Editorial Board Ever since L.A. County’s 5th District voters first sent Kathryn Barger to downtown Los Angeles as their representative in 2016, she has done an exemplary

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Our View | Who’s the Parent? Not the State

By The Signal Editorial Board What consenting adults do is their own business.  The key word is “adults.”  Children — well, that’s another matter. They need adult guidance and supervision

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Our View | Israel-Hamas: No Moral Equivalency

By The Signal Editorial Board We learned something unsettling this week: That is, among us in Santa Clarita, there are at least a few people who find it perfectly acceptable

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Our View | Wanted: 1 More Plaintiff vs. Zero Bail

By The Signal Editorial Board Let’s all ask ourselves a simple question:  How’s this “let’s keep as many people out of jail as possible” philosophy working out for society at

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Our View | SCV Needs Its School Deputies

By The Signal Editorial Board Anyone who was in the Santa Clarita Valley on Nov. 14, 2019, will never forget that day.  When a 15-year-old Saugus High School student opened

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Our View | When Lawmakers Side with Traffickers

By The Signal Editorial Board Sacramento is broken. The latest evidence of it came this week, when controversy erupted after a state Assembly committee blocked a bill that would make

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Our View | RIP, Local Control in California

By The Signal Editorial Board Local control. Ah, we remember it well. Those halcyon days when a local government, like the city of Santa Clarita, could establish standards for things

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Our View | Rally Call on the Cemex Mine

By The Signal Editorial Board Give the Cemex Soledad Canyon mining plan an old hockey goalie mask, and you’d think this thing was Jason Voorhees and you were reliving “Friday

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Our View | Dealing Death in Sacramento

It’s murder. Even if the law doesn’t yet say so. When someone sells drugs to a person, knowing the drugs contain a deadly dose of fentanyl, they’re killing someone. They