September 10, 2015 RSS feed / Letters

Effort, not cash, won election

I was shocked at the letter Ed Jones wrote to the Acorn (Aug. 27). More...

Reduce scope of Auto Mall project

Thank you Ann Telling and Joanne Wagner (Letters) for speaking out about the city’s misguided plan to use taxpayer money to fund on-street parking for the Thousand Oaks Auto Mall when the municipal code says businesses themselves should provide More...

Cleanup needed, but how much?

I am responding to the Sept. More...

Braille Institute offers free rides

Many people have friends or family living with low-vision or blindness. Often those that are living with these eye conditions have few, if any, resources to learn independent living skills or participate in recreational activities.  More...

Transfers hurt the local players

To Eliav Appelbaum: Thank you, thank you, thank you.  Thank you for being the only writer in the area to call out the ridiculous transferring that goes on among high school football players (commentary, Pigskin Preview).  More...

Monitor city’s left-turn signals

While driving around lovely Thousand Oaks I’ve noticed many turn signals turning green for cars that are not there.  This error makes the rest of us wait—and burn expensive gasoline.  One such example is going northbound on Erbe More...

Stop blaming consumers

All our concerns about the current drought simply highlight our failure to engage in longterm planning decades ago.  We do live in a desert climate after all, and it will probably get worse as the planet continues to warm up. More...

Davis a hero forfighting ‘law’

Last week Kim Davis was jailed by a judge for failing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. This is a country of laws, people argue. I say show me the law that has been broken.  More...

Writer is free to leave country

To Mr. Smight (“F-35 sounds like waste of money,” Letters, Acorn, Sept. 3):  I’m sure you’re aware that you’re free to write letters to whomever you’d like because of our military. More...

Shelter doesn’t mistreat cats

I began volunteering with the cats at the Agoura shelter in 2001. I can tell you they are loved, wellmuch cared for and “graduate” to the Habicat to roam freely when/if they are able.  More...