June 1, 2017 RSS feed / Letters

Let’s clean up freeway brush, weeds in T.O.

I’d love to know why the freeways in Thousand Oaks are lined with weeds and overgrown brush?  You drive one mile north or south and you see beautiful flower beds and rock beds in Camarillo and Westlake Village with amazing landscaping and More...

Slow growth rate is a good thing for residents

Regarding “Local growth at standstill in 2016,” (Acorn, May 25), I say, “Oh, boo hoo.” Another year and another chance for the Cal Lutheran University economists to pull their hair out over the slow growth rate we enjoy here i More...

Late mayor’s endorsement meant the world

I was saddened to hear about the passing of former Thousand Oaks mayor Raymond Garcia.  Mr. Garcia believed in our community and wanted to provide the best service.  In 2012, when I ran for the CRPD board of directors, he endorsed me. More...

Seniors Concerns is facing ‘perfect storm’

Proposed government budget cuts affecting aging programs will have a significant impact on many nonprofits providing critical services in our community, especially Senior Concerns.  More...

Brain freeze no laughing matter

I was at Costco last week and ordered a frozen mocha latte and a slice of pizza. While waiting for the pizza, I took a small sip of my frozen latte and began to have a brain freeze. I fell and hit my head on the concrete. More...

Supports CA single-payer

As a registered nurse and retired public health manager, I’m writing to voice my support for Senate Bill 562 (Healthy California). More...

City is doing ‘outstanding’ job with traffic

I say that the Thousand Oaks attitude survey was faulty. It asked respondents to rate the importance and their satisfaction with the city’s “managing traffic congestion” The word “congestion” messed things up. More...

Solution to crisis is simple: build more homes

Our region faces a severe housing-affordability crisis. More...

Fundraising for schools: The system isflawed

It’s good to raise money for schools, but is it good to put pressure on the parents and students to do so? More...

Critics missed point of original letter

It seems as though many readers missed the point of my original letter about Vice President Mike Pence posing for a photo with the Acorn.  More...

Congress lacks integrity

We’ve had a GOP majority Congress for at least the last six years. More...