June 22, 2017 RSS feed / Letters

Much work went into preserving Timber School

I was genuinely pleased to read that a new project for the Timber School site has been proposed, preserving much of the historic structure. More...

FAA rules create jet ‘freeway’ over Thousand Oaks

Have you noticed the frequency increase of jumbo jets over Thousand Oaks? It’s going to get worse, and our quiet neighborhood will fall in value with this noise.  More...

Literature choices should challenge values

Nothing in the books the school board is considering censoring is any more salacious or controversial than many passages and stories in the Bible.  More...

Immigration law not applied equally to all

Mr. Holmes (Letters, Acorn, June 15) has a lot of feelings on immigration policy but doesn’t consider all the facts.  In his letter, Mr. More...

Define rare abbreviations

I don’t know if the Acorn has a stylebook, but if it does, I suggest including, when using an abbreviation such as “GTAs on rise in T.O.,” the headline on the page one story in the June 15 issue, a second reference spelling out the More...

Cities should invest in water treatment plant

A recent report from the Ventura County grand jury says that “without major, immediate changes,   Ventura’s water shortages will be at a scary level within five years.”  The report concluded that cities must address water More...

School board: Please don’t turn to censorship

I’d like to congratulate the conservatives on the Conejo Valley school board for withdrawing a discussion of “The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian” from their agenda for the June 20 meeting. More...

‘Politician’ McCoy wants to have it both ways

In response to Thousand Oaks Councilman Rob McCoy’s June 8 letter saying I was not accurate about his voting record, let me remind Mr. More...

Words matter, choose wisely

It appears Ms. More...

Mediocrity is taking over

I want some clarity as to why “La La Land” won so many Academy Awards. I really am serious about wanting some feedback.  More...