July 6, 2017 RSS feed / Letters

Marijuana not always a safe alternative

I was one of the parents who gave personal testimony during last week’s City Council hearing about the wrath of marijuana and my oldest son’s overnight descent into what (today) is called cannabis-induced-psychosis.  More...

Book-approval process should be transparent

I was eagerly awaiting the June 27 school board meeting hoping to get answers as to why the book “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” was not on the agenda and when would it be an agenda item. More...

Redirect air traffic over the 23 Freeway

Eric Snyder takes issue with the new “jet freeway” over Newbury Park (Letters, Acorn, June 15). On Sun., June 18 between 4 and 6 a.m., about 25 jets flew over my house. More...

Americans can’t afford to be complacent

I’m frightened about the future of America and all we stand for as a leader in the world. I believe we are no longer leaders as our country is being torn apart by so many issues. What came to mind was a statement I read many years ago. More...

Who profits from illegal immigration?

Is harboring illegal aliens a business? Who profits? Drug cartels profit from border crossers who carry illegal drugs in backpacks. More...

SB 54 deserves community’s and Irwin’s support

Opposing Senate Bill 54, the California Values Act, by using the same scare tactics as Sheriff Dean, which are nothing more than blatant distortions of the facts, is regrettable (editorial, Acorn, June 22).  More...

Meeting shone spotlight on Dunn leadership

Last week’s front-page article, “Board has books on brain heading into summer,” caught my attention. So I watched the recent Conejo Valley school board meeting online and was surprised and saddened by what I saw.  More...

Meeting offers conflicting information

I attended the June 27 CVUSD board meeting and came away with two main thoughts.  The first is that Mike Dunn is continuing to put his personal beliefs ahead of the community he has been elected to serve.  More...

Ham radio is more than just a hobby

Amateur, or ham, radio, has been in existence for over 100 years. More...

Left has no place to stand on what’s indecent

I find it really amusing that the same people who have told me my whole life that judging is wrong and bad and they have every right to be rude and crude are now telling me I must be morally outraged by Trump’s words.  More...

God is basis for rational thought in science

If Al Clarke (Letters, Acorn, June 8) remembers my initial challenge to explain (via his nontheistic worldview) how life comes from nonlife, material from nonmaterial and reason/personality from non-reason, all he has for an answer is, “We don& More...

Birthday poem for departed Music Man

To Todd Tabor (June 29, 1967 to Feb. More...