August 18, 2017 RSS feed / Letters

Homeowners contribute taxes

I wanted to comment on your editorial “Our unaffordable ‘affordable housing.” I want to start by saying that I completely disagree on its entirety.  More...

Council: please reject ‘village’

I would like to request that the City Council not approve Rising Realty Partners’ proposed “village” of apartments, commercial space and hotel space at 400 National Way.  More...

Slow down around cyclists

A while back, a reader wrote about cyclists riding on the left side of the bike lanes in Simi Valley, or even at times, straddling the line that separates them from vehicle traffic. More...

Living in Simi is a privilege

I’ve been a resident of Simi my entire life and I love this town. However, it seems like more and more the city is starting to overlook concerns of its residents when it doesn’t financially benefit the city. More...

In response to recent letters

My thanks for all the informative letters the past several weeks, other than a few standouts, such as Debbie Atlas’ July 14 letter. More...

Pickleball surge a sign of the times

Deborah Singer has it all wrong when it comes to our community and the surge in pickleball courts. No one is bullying. It is a sign of the times.  More...

Old practices were wasteful

On July 27, Simi Valley Mayor Bob Huber wrote a guest opinion for the Acorn. I thought it was useful to hear his perspective on how our community is doing and his hopes and plans for the future. More...

Businesses give city personality

I would like to thank this town’s citizens and business owners for sincerely making an effort to innovate through what may have been a difficult time during the recession.  More...

Volunteer waiters deserve thanks

I would like to thank 30 men in our community who volunteered their time to be waiters at Soroptimist International of Simi Valley’s Little Black Dress fundraiser Aug. 10.  More...

On national debt, race relations

In response to the Aug. 11 letter by Alexis Gasparian: You listed several subjects in your letter that interested me but included no real facts.  More...

Criticisms about pay raises stand

For the past four years I have been outspoken and critical of City Council decisions regarding exorbitant pay raises for city employees.  Today, I begin with what the City Council has done right:  1. Hired Mitch McCann as police chief. More...