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Editorial: No On Proposition 46 By Stephen Nathanson

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As we approach the upcoming November 4th election, we are once again given the privilege to cast our ballots for the many initiatives and candidates presented to us. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. This year, one of the initiatives proposed by California trial lawyers to overturn MICRA (Medical Injury Compensation and Reform ...

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Editorial: No On County Proposition P By Terri Crain

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Proposition P was placed on Los Angeles County ballots as a tax hike on property owners to fund parks. Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox. While we appreciate parks and the important role they play in our local communities, this is a flawed initiative and another excessive tax on our residents. The proponents ...

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Do You Have Enough Water Stored For Emergencies?

Do You Have Enough Water Stored For Emergencies?

From the historic 6.7 magnitude Northridge earthquake of 1994 to the more recent wildfires, California is one of the most at risk areas for Natural disaster. With the threat of wildfires, heat waves, mudslides and crippling earthquakes, emergency preparedness should be at the forefront of every Californian’s mind. This is especially true as, according to NASA scientists, “The deepest drought ...

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Editorial: The Big Myth About The Soledad Canyon Mine

Editorial: The Big Myth About The Soledad Canyon Mine

BY ANDREW G. FRIED You would think that a big push to develop a massive gravel mine would at least be backed up by one significant factor: The need for one. As we’ve written previously, the proposed 56-million-ton CEMEX mine, just outside the City of Santa Clarita, would cause significant and irreversible impacts on the wildlife corridors in and around the ...

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Editorial: A Better Way To Pay For Our Forests

Editorial: A Better Way To Pay For Our Forests

SCV NEWS By: Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel By now you’ve probably heard about the lawsuit in Arizona between the U.S. Forest Service and a group of recreational users over the Coronado National Forest. The basic premise is that national forests belong to the people of the United States, and as such, the people should not be charged fees to park and recreate there.  ...

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There’s Still Time For Charitable Contributions But The Rules Have Changed

By: Michael L. Green One of the most popular tax deductions for individuals is the allowance for donations to charitable organizations – from the local church or synagogue to the American Cancer Society and various other national organizations. But according to the IRS this deduction has also been among the most abused. Congress has responded to the problem by enacting ...

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