March 9, 2017 RSS feed / Letters

District of Choice policy should not be extended

Is it true that Oak Park Unified School District has high test scores? Yes. Does this mean that its schools are superior to those in the surrounding districts? No, far from it.  More...

Alternative schooling meets students’ needs

In the March 2 article regarding the District of Choice debate, Simi Valley school board member Dan White protests that Oak Park USD unfairly discriminates against children with special needs.  More...

Pot dispensaries would benefit public, city

As the City Council prepares to debate the merits of allowing commercial marijuana activities, I’m reminded of a close friend’s mother who used cannabis during her brain cancer treatments.  The edibles she ate reduced the pain tremen More...

Village will accept members starting in April

The percentage of residents over 60 in Ventura County rose 44.7 percent between 2000 and 2010. In 2010, 147,136 people in Ventura County were over 60, 17 of every 100 people. More...

Trump won, now deal with it

Our country’s movement to the left accelerated in 2008. More...

It helps to know the meaning of words you use

I read with some amusement Raymond Donahue’s letter where he complains about “anarchistic behavior . . . More...

DOC improves education in the Conejo Valley

Our local students, families and the Conejo Valley community at large would be tragically impacted if the District of Choice law sunsets this summer.  More...

PUC needs to know opinions about CalAm

California American Water serves Newbury Park and parts of Thousand Oaks. More...

Bad driving seems to be contagious

The traffic situation in our city has become increasingly bad, with drivers making right turns on red lights or stop signs without making any effort to stop.  More...

Right to life is a civil rights, not religious, issue

In response to the Feb. 23 letter stating that “it’s not OK to impose your beliefs on others,” I would like to correct the record.  More...

If you’re not ready to have a child, just say no

This is in response to the Feb. 23 letter entitled “Who will support the unwanted children?”  There are no unwanted children. There is a five-year waiting list of people wanting to adopt. Every point Ms. More...

The line for fascism forms on the right

Whoa there, Raymond Donahue (Letters, March 2). More...