2011-06-02 E-Edition

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Give low wage earners a break

For those low-wage earners who are having trouble keeping a roof over their head and putting meals on the table, relief is in sight. All one has to do is follow the lead of our conservative legislators. For starters, they would scrap the federal income tax and replace it with a sales tax estimated to be somewhere between 23 percent […]

Former LA Kings players take a shot at golf to fight cystic fibrosis

Frank Krause watched his son Daniel battle cystic fibrosis from the time he was an infant until he died two years ago at the age of 22. Larry Zide lost his daughter Julie to cystic fibrosis 25 years ago when she was only 4. Krause, a longtime Moorpark resident, and Zide, who lives in Oak Park, are co-chairs of a […]

Studio tour in Topanga

The 10th annual Topanga Canyon Gallery Art Studio Tour will be on Sat. and Sun., June 11 and 12, starting at the gallery, 120 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Suite 109, Topanga. Tours hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Gallery reception and silent auction will be from 5 to 8 […]

PandaMania summer program brings the Bible alive for children

Kids will make backpacks for mission project

Living Oaks Community Church will host a summer children’s event called PandaMania from 9 a.m. to noon Mon. to Fri., June 13 to 17 at the church, 1033 Business Center Circle, Newbury Park. The program is for children from age 4 to those entering grade five in the fall. Children will explore a bamboo forest filled with pandas and ancient […]

No fan of Obama

Barack Hussein Obama is the greatest threat to United States freedom and liberty since the War of Independence. There can be no other explanation for Obama’s policies. He is hell-bent on destroying America in any way he can make it happen— internally, externally, economically, militarily, socially, spiritually— whatever it takes. Obama is enemy Number One to American freedom and liberty. […]

Kiwanis Club recognizes outstanding youth

To infinity and beyond

Will the prescription drug ‘doughnut hole’ close fast enough for Medicare beneficiaries?

In 2011, many Medicare recipients could hit the Medicare prescription drug doughnut hole faster, and pay more outof pocket on their way to the doughnut hole, if they don’t have the right Medicare prescription drug benefit. Why? The average cost of brand-name prescription drugs increased by the highest percent in 11 years, according to an analysis by Barclays Capital. Prices […]


After reading the letter in the May 26 edition of the Acorn regarding the post office service, I felt compelled to share my story. On June 15, 2010, I mailed a priority mail package to South Australia. On Nov. 8, 2010, the package arrived in the small town of Tecumseh, Mich. So where was the package for almost five months […]