2013-01-02

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Be sensible about gun control



When the Second Amendment was written, guns used by our citizens were muskets and there was no standing army or navy to protect us from invaders. Hunters tell me that they need a rifle to shoot deer and small game. But this is a sport and it is not needed to put food on our table. If our founding fathers […]

Gift of flowers brightens senior community



Calabasas football star will suit up in Eastbay Youth All-American Bowl




Dax Blinn isn’t going to Hollywood. He’s going to the Alamodome. Dax, an eighth-grader at A.E. Wright Middle School in Calabasas and a 6-foot-2 quarterback with the Westlake Braves youth football team, will play in the Eastbay Youth All-American Bowl on Sunday in San Antonio. As a sixth-grader at Woodland Hills Academy, Dax overheard D.J. Riggins talk about his experience […]

Submit Your Valentine’s Love Note



    Valentine’s Day is special, and your loved one deserves to know why they’re the No. 1 person in your life.    This year you can let your Valentine know just how special they are by purchasing a $10 personalized Love Note that will appear in The Acorn to be delivered on Valentine’s Day.    Not to exceed 100 words, your Love […]

Please, no more killing of the world’s children



Last week our president started to shed tears as he read the names of the 20 precious children killed in Connecticut. My question is when will there be a sense of moral and ethical consistency throughout our culture? When will there be a sense of consistency that will provoke tears for the 10 precious girls recently killed in eastern Afghanistan, […]

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Everyone fears No Fear team



Sheriff ’s app is okay for Android



The Ventura County Sheriff’s Office has created a free Android app for smart phones that use the Android operating systems. This app is almost identical to the iPhone application, and allows users to access crime maps showing the locations of various offenses, locate information about inmates currently in custody, read press releases and learn about current patrol events. In addition, […]

Grinding it out on the soccer pitch




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