February 10, 2017 RSS feed / Letters

We must protect ourselves first

Based on the statements made by the protesters in the Feb. 3 article “Protestors urge Knight to save ACA,” it is apparent they have not been reading factual material. More...

Pair paved the way for pathways

As a teacher at Simi Valley High School who is the advisor for the entrepreneurship and marketing pathway, I would like to thank the many teachers and administrators who have made Simi Valley’s career pathways program one of the best in the cou More...

Let’s all give Trump a chance

I was not a supporter of Donald Trump during the primary season. Of the 17 Republican candidates who were vying for the nomination, I ranked him at No. 17, and that was because there was nothing lower.  More...

Experience was strikingly similar

I read “Simi people care for each other” by Randi Lovett in the Feb. 3 Acorn. I enjoyed the letter, for there was a lot of similarity between Randi Lovett and myself. More...

Lots of support and love in Simi

I am so thankful to live in Simi Valley. Two weeks ago we had an issue trying to find a new veterinarian for our dog. I won’t go into details other than to say that she was in extremely critical condition and needed immediate care and surgery. More...

Millions at risk of losing healthcare

I am a practicing physician and resident of Ventura County. I have been living with Type 1 Diabetes since age 9. More...

Simi needs space for off-roading

This is regarding the Jan. 27 article “Off-road bikers cited in Lost Canyons.” Yes, there is an area to go off-road. It’s Hungry Valley, 60 miles away. That’s the problem— it’s 60 miles away. More...

Student thanks teachers, family

I would like to accept Mr. Dennert’s challenge to make Simi Valley the most thankful city. There are a lot of people in my life that I have to be thankful for and who have inspired me to be the person I am today.  More...

Executive order is un-American

I’ve watched in dismay as our new president has recently issued an executive order to block refugees and immigrants who are predominantly Muslim from entering our country.  More...

Your turn to speak

Voice your opinions, thoughts and concerns in a letter to the editor.  Email your letter, 350 words or less, to simi@theacorn.com.  Include your name, address and phone number so we can verify that you are the actual author. More...