2019-02-07

Los Robles Medical Center settles class-action lawsuit

Employees say they were shortchanged


Although it admitted no fault, Los Robles Regional Medical Center has agreed to pay nearly $3 million to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging that it owes some employees and former employees back wages. The settlement is the result of a suit filed in June 2014 by former Los Robles nurse Jeanette Munden, who complained that the hospital prevented employees from […]

Borderline hero’s family seeks change



Eleven weeks after Telemachus Orfanos was fatally gunned down at Borderline Bar and Grill, his family is pulling themselves together, one piece at a time. His parents, Marc and Susan, and his brother, Tymaeus, are trying to adapt to life without the 27-yearold’s boisterous personality and towering frame. The rhythms of normal life—going to work, paying bills, maintaining their garden—often […]

Community 360 goes beyond



In its ongoing effort to support the social and emotional needs of students, the Las Virgenes Unified School District has broadened its reach to parents and the community at large by offering a new round of resources, services, events, podcasts and phone apps. Called the Community 360 Collaborative, the program represents a partnership between the school district, mental-health professionals, law […]

Student groups host gun-violence forum



Sue Orfanos, mother of Borderline Bar and Grill victim Tel Orfanos, 27, said Sunday that her son’s friends now plan escape routes at every venue they go to. The Thousand Oaks resident said their new reality reflected a failure of American adults to act, noting that Scotland and Australia changed their laws following mass shootings in their countries, while the […]

Big man on campus

FROM WESTLAKE HIGH TO THE NFL—Above, local dad and former NFL tight end Mike Seidman talks to Cub Scout Pack No. 3787 on Feb. 1 at Lang Ranch Elementary School in Thousand Oaks. Seidman, who grew up in Westlake Village, talked to the scouts about his education, training, being recruited by the Carolina Panthers and the Indianapolis Colts, and playing […]

High School Highlights

Agoura Chargers Mon., Feb. 11: Late start day Wed., Feb. 13: Junior Java/main quad/10:20 to 10:30 a.m. Link Crew meeting/G building/ 12:30 to 1 p.m. Thurs., Feb. 14: Student-directed musical/black box/7 p.m. Calabasas Coyotes Fri., Feb. 8: ComedySportz game/7 p.m. Mon., Feb. 11: Murder Mystery Night auditions/black box/3:15 p.m. Dance team parents/lecture hall/6:30 p.m. PFC/media center/7 p.m. Wed., Feb. 13: […]

Heads are still high despite big game loss

With only minutes to go in last Sunday’s Super Bowl—rain falling in the Southland— one city’s hopes and dreams circled the drain. In their place came a new reality: Maybe those other guys really were better than us. The final score would indicate so. As the clock ticked down and Julian Edelman caught his umpteenth pass, hopes that our Conejo […]

Family heirloom granted to grateful grandson

Other Side of 50

My nephew Tanner is a pretty accomplished young man. He has a knack for mechanics. During his high school years, he worked for a company that made sensitive equipment parts for the military. On the side, he bought lawnmowers, dirt bikes, jet skis and other small vehicles that needed repair. He fixed them and resold them for a tidy profit. […]

Calendar

THURS., FEB. 7 Thousand Oaks Toastmasters At Lunch Noon to 1 p.m. at Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, third floor, Oak Room, 2100 E. T.O. Blvd. Members can improve their public speaking, increase self-confidence, develop leadership skills. Web: 1934.toastmastersclubs.org. Goebel Stamp Club 7:30 p.m. at Goebel Adult Community Center, 1385 E. Janss Road, T.O. Show & tell, giveaway for members. […]

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