August 14, 2014 RSS feed / Letters

Trails advocate will be missed

Burt Elliott moved mountains to the people by building trails throughout our region, providing hikers access to nature’s beauty.  More...

Tilted Kilt just another bar

I had a good laugh at a recent letter (Acorn, Aug. More...

Clergy in office not unheard of

I love the Conejo Valley and surrounding communities. I have lived here since 1973.  I spent just four years away in the Army. More...

Don’t dump guilt on non-enablers

I just managed to look at the last two issues of the Acorn and noticed the saga of Jenny. There is something I need to tell you.  Jenny is not homeless. More...

It’s time to stop injustice

This past month I was one of 112 faith leaders and immigrant activists arrested at the White House protesting the president’s deportation policies.  Many have asked me why I allowed myself to be arrested and why I stand on the side of love More...

Let’s not repeat WWII tragedy

During WWII a boatload of Jews trying to escape the Holocaust, including children, were denied admission into Mexico. The captain then sailed to the United States, where admission was denied even though immigration quotas were not filled.  More...

Tree board not open to all

To answer your question on Facebook of where have all the tree people gone—we’re here. We’re just not allowed to be on the ad hoc tree review committee.  More...

Restaurant’s fate rests with public

I’ve never been to Cronies Sports Grill in Newbury Park, but I have seen their ads, including ones in the Acorn. The waitresses wear short shorts and low-cut, very tight tank tops.  More...

Assembly has enough Dems

Hey, Steve Holt, you’re voting for Jacqui Irwin (“Eye on the Conejo,” Acorn, Aug. 7)? Just what we need, another Democrat in the state Legislature.  More...

Oaks in the city are in trouble

I would like to thank Joan Edwards for her letter in last week’s Acorn updating us on the underhandedness of Regency Centers in their continued destruction of oak trees.  But sadly, there’s much more to the story that implicates two More...

CRPD candidate looks ahead

My name is Clint Matkovich, and I would be proud to serve you on the Conejo Recreation and Park District board of directors.  As a lifetime resident that has been involved in local government for 18 of my 33 years, I feel a responsibility for CR More...

Send immigrants home for hearing

The first wave of illegal aliens has hit our borders asking for sanctuary, some 58,000 with an estimated 90,000 left to come by the end of the year.  Many are unaccompanied children, telling horrendous stories of not only their journey but of wh More...

More parkland to appreciate

Congratulations to the Mountains Recreation and Conservation Authority and other agencies involved in the 703 acres of parkland recently acquired that will be added to the coastal trails servicing thousands of residents of Southern California as well More...