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Acorn Duped by CVUSD Superintendent’s Smokescreen

Acorn Duped by CVUSD Superintendent’s Smokescreen

    By Pat Lynch  The Thousand Oaks Acorn recently printed a seemingly defamatory article against Trustee Sandee Everett that shows they may have been manipulated by leadership at CVUSD, a major Acorn advertiser. At the March 5, 2019 school board meeting, Superintendent Mark McLaughlin successfully deflected the Acorn from the board meeting’s primary story […]

Correction to: Attorney & Assembly Candidate Ronda Baldwin-Kennedy: Anonymous Mommy “is a cyber bully”

Correction to: Attorney & Assembly Candidate Ronda Baldwin-Kennedy:  Anonymous Mommy “is a cyber bully”

We ran a story on the dispute between Thousand Oaks Liberal blogger Jess Weihe who owns/runs  the acerbic  “Anonymous Mommy” blog and Thousand Oaks resident Emily Bartley-Gonzales. Here is our story: Attorney & Assembly Candidate Ronda Baldwin-Kennedy:  Anonymous Mommy “is a cyber bully” The author neglected in one paragraph to attribute a quote to the […]

“The Acorn” on Planned Parenthood arson

“The Acorn” on Planned Parenthood arson

 By George  Miller Most of you have heard about the fire at Thousand Oaks Planned Parenthood about a week ago which turned out to be arson. We deplored it in CitizensJournal (Planned Parenthood Thousand Oaks arson: violence is not the answer to violence ) as did many others.  If you search our site, you will see […]

The Oak Tree in the Acorn

The Oak Tree in the Acorn

The office was warm but not hot. The color of the carpet didn’t matter nor did the color of the walls. But the lighting, order from a small lamp beside the couch, did. It was golden and kind, like the softness of an afternoon sun after a lazy summer day. One of the walls was […]

McCoy vs Irwin- AD44 candidates battle it out in debate

By George Miller Democrat Jacqui Irwin and Republican Rob McCoy have only debated once before- in a three way primary election bout with another Republican candidate on May 10.  While McCoy has been fairly open about his positions on the issues, Irwin has been much less forthcoming on these, preferring to focus on her greatest strengths […]

Financial Meltdown for Dummies

Financial Meltdown for Dummies

. . By Michael Greer Practically every day someone on twitter tries to convince me that evil “Big Business”, “Wall Street”, “capitalism” or “bankers” caused the financial meltdown Obama “inherited”. I’m told that if I support any of these things, I, myself, must be evil, selfish, stupid, and some other things I can’t put into […]

James O’Keefe: ‘Breakthrough: Our guerilla war to expose fraud and save democracy’

James O’Keefe:  ‘Breakthrough:  Our guerilla war to expose fraud and save democracy’

By Michael Hernandez LOS ANGELES—Investigative journalist James O’Keefe exhorted his audience to challenge politicians, bureaucrats, media moguls, union bosses and election officials with the goal of “exposing the lies” that are “hidden from the public” as he promoted his recently released book ‘Breakthrough:  Our guerilla war to expose fraud and save democracy.’ O’Keefe was speaking […]