October 20, 2016 RSS feed / Letters

Biz owner says CVUSD stole his parking spaces

As voters in Conejo Valley are preparing to vote for two positions on the school board, it may be instructive to shed light on certain irregular and illegal acts perpetrated by CVUSD management.  More...

Disc golf was forced on park

Regarding the Thousand Oaks Planning Commission’s 5-0 approval of Sapwi Trails Park (Acorn, Oct. More...

Native animals take precedent over nonnatives

Let’s take a quick little quiz. Which of the following is native to the Santa Monica Mountains: llama, alpaca, cougar?  More...

Writer renews call to move cougars out

Well, here we go again. It’s bad enough these mountain lions have to contend with being surrounded by freeways, thousands of residential homes, poisoned rodents and now bullets (Acorn, Oct. 13). More...

Montgomery Rd already has too much traffic

What happened to transparency? More...

A fresh face is needed in local government

I believe Anne LaFianza would be the best choice for Thousand Oaks City Council. Anne has the background and dedication to enable her to make a positive contribution. More...

School board incumbents get the job done

I’m writing in support of Betsy Connolly and Peggy Buckles for the Conejo Valley school board.  I attended the candidate forum earlier this month, and I have also been an involved parent for many years, serving on PFA and PTA boards, schoo More...

Simpson is a true leader

I’ve gotten to know Angie Simpson through local American Association of University Women events, and we work for the same local biotech firm.  More...

Measure I funds are in good hands

A few weeks ago the Acorn ran my letter inquiring as to whether there is a master plan for the $197-million CVUSD Measure I bond and about the status on bond spending.  More...

Wider freeways just attract more traffic

In last week’s Acorn, letter writer Jim Eckley implored Acorn readers to pass Measure AA to eliminate freeway gridlock, which he says has worsened during his 20 years living in the Conejo. More...

Re-striping of Moorpark ramp an improvement

Now that work on the 101-23 interchange improvement project is near complete, I have commuted that stretch sufficiently to form an opinion on the impact it will have on the southbound 23 to the westbound 101 bottleneck.  More...

Rider: No apology coming

I would like to respond to David Schneider’s Sept. 22 letter, “Dial- A-Rider owes driver an apology.”  I am the rider you referred to, Mr. More...

Adam an excellent choice for City Council

Four years ago the voters in Thousand Oaks elected Al Adam to the City Council. Those who follow activities at City Hall and around our community know that Al has been an excellent choice.  More...

Challenger receives thanks

I want to thank Anne LaFianza for running for City Council.  I want to thank her for speaking out and speaking the truth. More...

Freedman has a lot to offer CVUSD

As the father of four kids attending schools in the CVUSD, I am proud to pledge my support to Julie Freedman for school board.  If you attend any PTA or CVUSD meeting and mention Julie Freedman’s name, most everyone in the room will know i More...

Everett won’t rubber-stamp budgets

It pains me to see our students and teachers scraping by to get basic supplies and for families and businesses constantly pressed for more money while tens of millions of dollars go wasted due to irrational decisions at the school board.  More...