February 23, 2017 RSS feed / Letters

Senior housing is needed in Thousand Oaks

While the existing need for senior housing in our community is great, demographic trends show that the need will dramatically increase in the coming decades.  With only 330 existing units dedicated to affordable senior housing in the City of Tho More...

Frances Prince was the ideal public servant

Thanks very much for your excellent tribute to Frances Prince (Acorn, Feb. 16). She deserved every accolade.  More...

Scapegoating is terrifying and ineffective

My friend Shamin posted that if Trump’s “travel ban” had been implemented 25 years ago, she would not be here today. She said, “My name is half Hindu and half Muslim. Which registry do I belong to?”  More...

Equality in the real world would not be a benefit

During the women’s marches I noticed signs that said “Equality Now.” Be careful what you ask for.  Women make up 57 percent of college students. More...

Who will support all the unwanted children?

I would like to ask George Harris (Letters, Acorn, Feb. 16) if he was out there marching for the unborn? Would he be willing to bear a child although he may not want or be able to support them? More...

What will Wilson say this time?

The whole world sees and hears the acknowledged lies of President Trump. Frankly, it’s redundant to list them here in this letter. More...

New project endangers oaks on boulevard

The first mixed-use monstrosity has just been approved for the old Lupe’s site on the boulevard. So much for the rural, hometown feel we all enjoy. So much for the old, established oak trees we all love on the boulevard.  More...

Rules have changed on tree maintenance

To the people looking for maintenance information for their oak trees, I would like to suggest the internet.  The first thing that you need to know is what species of tree you have. Common varieties locally are coast live oaks and valley oaks. More...

ACA has helped millions of people

I am a practicing physician and resident of Ventura County. More...

Extraordinary claims need proof

I don’t think that Mrs. So (Letters, Feb. 9) is truly grasping the magnitude of the claim that 3 million illegal votes were cast in California and elsewhere for the 2016 presidential election.  More...

Publish more vacation photos

I really like the section in the newspaper where you post pictures of people holding the Acorn while on vacation. I’ve seen a lot of my friends in the paper. More...