July 13, 2017 RSS feed / Letters

Forgo fireworks for the good of animals

I dread the Fourth of July every year. It’s not a day of celebration for me. More...

Thousand Oaks not keeping up appearances

What has happened to our city? When I moved here 31 years ago I remember that you could not post a garage-sale sign on city poles without it being torn down and brought to your home with a warning not to post again without penalty. More...

Time to realize we’re all on the same team

Last week’s Acorn article regarding a pro-ISIS group hacking our Ventura County Office of Education computer system should increase the mindfulness of our Conejo Valley leadership and community at large. More...

U.S. economy is throttled

Last week’s Acorn headline that stated the economy is improving under Trump is misleading. At least, that is what The Economist thought in its editorial last week concerning President Trump.  More...

Pot is bad, alcohol is good, policy suggests

In one article, the Acorn reported that the City of Thousand Oaks is facing rising police costs. In another, that the City Council is allowing only one medical-need pot dispensary.  More...

Restrictions will lead to more stoned drivers

I’d like to respond to Mark Wallis’ letter (June 29) on the use of marijuana both medicinally and recreationally within the Conjeo Valley.  While he makes some intriguing and often overlooked points about the medicinal use of marijua More...

Stop the hysteria and let school board do its job

Our school board members are evaluating books, not engaging in censorship or so-called book banning. More...

Censorship can be a tool when in the right hands

Is censorship wrong?  If we all agree it is, then why do we, as a society, seem so intent to practice it?  Children are not allowed to drive until they are 16 years old—that’s censorship. More...

Americans’ needs come first

The one group of people, rarely mentioned, who profit immeasurably from illegal immigration is the elite, wealthy class in Mexico and Central and South American countries.  Rather than incur the expenses of healthcare, public education and welfa More...