April 13, 2017 RSS feed / Letters

Local lawmakers wrong to vote for gas tax hike

Jacqui Irwin and Henry Stern are not our friends. Irwin and Stern, as our local legislators, both recently voted in favor of the additional taxes on both gasoline and auto registration.  More...

Council member had no ulterior motives at W.H.

Negative news tends to bring readers down; negative news that’s not based on fact is just wrong.  In response to Katie Yant’s letter (April 6), Rob McCoy is a friend of Sean Spicer, and he was invited to the White House for that reas More...

Be thankful our nation follows biblical values

Jon Cummings of Indivisible Conejo expresses his concern (Letters, Acorn, April 6) that “biblically based conservative values strip away the rights of women, gays, lesbians and transgender Americans.”  Clearly, Cummings does not know More...

Hateful attack letters should not be published

I was very disappointed to see the attacks against pastor and City Councilmember Rob Mc- Coy in the April 6 issue. Why? Because there was no substance to what Ms. Yant and Mr. Cummings were saying. More...

Holocaust survivor was front-page news

Thanks for publishing the story of Auschwitz survivor Henry Oster visiting Sycamore Canyon School (March 22). More...

Want affordable housing? Try the Valley

In a recent letter to the editor, a resident of the city of Thousand Oaks argues that we need affordable housing so the town remains thriving and vibrant.  There is plenty of affordable housing in the San Fernando Valley, and certainly in the ci More...

U.S. not founded as a ‘Christian country’

I read with interest the letters last week about pastor/City Councilmember Rob McCoy’s trip back East. More...

Concerned with council member’s end game

Rob McCoy’s public statements are smooth and evasive in the friendly, comforting way a politician communicates when he knows the public won’t necessarily agree with his message. More...

Grateful for family’s open space donation

Dear Rasnow family: I would love to thank you in person for the generous donation of your land to those, like me, who love to walk and hike the local hills and mountains.  So, instead, please accept this thank-you note as a very small way of sho More...

It’s nonbelievers who truly take ‘leap of faith’

With all due respect to Ron Cubalchini and the necessity to take a “leap of faith” when reading the Bible; if one considers the alternative worldview of everything coming from nothing, life coming from nonlife and personality from nonpers More...