Coral Daily Download – Wales set for the biggest day in their sporting history

first_imgSimon Clare joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds.The Coral spokesman reflects on an amazing night for Northern Ireland and previews Republic of Ireland’s trip to Poland on Sunday, with Martin O’Neill’s men 7/2 for a win that would secure their spot at next summer’s finals.He also looks ahead to arguably the biggest sporting day Wales has ever seen, as the rugby side face a World Cup Pool A decider with Australia on Saturday evening before the football team bids to secure a spot at Euro 2016.Coral is the official betting partner of the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfastlast_img read more

Reports – Chelsea monitoring Atletico Madrid ace ahead of potential January swoop

first_img Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke 1 Chelsea are weighing up a January approach for Atletico Madrid midfielder Koke, claim reports in Spain.Jose Mourinho has been left unimpressed with his creative players so far this season and is keen on bringing in reinforcements in January as they bid to keep hold of their Premier League title.And, according to Sport, the Blues are keeping a close eye on Spanish starlet Koke, who drew the attention of a host of top clubs with an impressive campaign for Atletico last season.Mourinho is reportedly a huge fan of the 23-year-old, who has already made over 150 league appearances for Rojiblancos, though Chelsea might have to fend off competition from Barcelona to secure his signature.The Blues will have to pay a fee of around £40million for the young Spain international if they want to buy him this winter but may have to wait until next summer before Atletico agree to enter talks.last_img read more

Klopp to field this Liverpool line-up to take on Tottenham in first game?

first_img1 Will Mamadou Sakho play in Liverpool’s defence against Tottenham? Jurgen Klopp takes his Liverpool side to Tottenham on Saturday.It’s the German’s first game in charge of the Reds and he has been boosted by the news of Philippe Coutinho’s possible return. The playmaker is reported to have recovered from a groin injury that forced him to withdraw from Brazil’s World Cup qualifier.COUTINHO IN CONTENTION TO PLAY AGAINST TOTTENHAMKlopp is expected to give his players a chance to impress, so is this the XI to take on Spurs at White Hart Lane? Let us know what line-up you would like to see. 1last_img read more

Union initiates boycott

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREPettersson scores another winner, Canucks beat KingsIn October, Countrywide said it would offer refinancing or modifications on $16 billion in loans with interest rates set to adjust by December 2008. The company also has said it is trying to work out payment plans with thousands of other borrowers and has already helped more than 55,000 customers avoid foreclosure this year. The union worries that Countrywide’s loan modification efforts will focus on borrowers who have yet to see their home loans reset, ignoring thousands of others who fell behind beginning last year, said Zakia Henderson-Brown, a research analyst for the union. “It’s a niche group of borrowers we’re asking them to consider,” Henderson-Brown said. A call to Countrywide was not immediately returned. A national labor union launched a campaign Monday against Calabasas-based Countrywide Financial Corp., calling on members and other consumers to boycott the mortgage lender’s banking subsidiary until it guarantees it won’t foreclose on borrowers who have fallen behind on adjustable rate loans. UNITE HERE, which represents more than 450,000 workers in the apparel manufacturing, hotel, restaurant and retail industries, asked consumers not to make deposits at Countrywide Bank and to send e-mails to the company demanding assurances it won’t foreclose on borrowers with mortgages that reset last year and this year. Countrywide and other lenders have been under intense pressure from lawmakers, consumer groups and others to do more to help stem a sharp increase in foreclosures. Defaults and foreclosures have been most pronounced on adjustable-rate mortgages made to borrowers with past credit problems. The subprime loans typically require a lower initial monthly payment in the first two or three years before resetting to far higher amounts. UNITE HERE’s campaign comes amid negotiations between mortgage lenders and U.S. Treasury officials aimed at reaching a deal to temporarily freeze interest rates on mortgages. The initiative, however, aims to help homeowners who have managed to make their mortgage payments but wouldn’t be able to afford an increase when their loans resets. By targeting Countrywide Bank, the labor union hopes to hurt the lender’s ability to generate the funds needed to make new home loans. Countrywide began relying on its banking arm to fund loans in the wake of the liquidity crisis that rattled financial markets following the spike in home loan defaults this summer. It has been aggressively courting new deposits and expanding its bank branches. Shares of Countrywide fell 14 cents, or 1.3 percent, to $10.68 on Monday.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

MAKE WEARING GLASSES AND CONTACT LENSES SIMPLE BY CHOOSING BRADYS OPTICIANS

first_imgDr Brendan McCreesh.The highly reputable Brady Opticians are an independent optical practice in the heart of Donegal Town, that have been providing affordable, professional eye care since 1975. Their motto is ‘Your vision is our vision’ and Bradys Opticians have over the years formed a superb reputation for providing first class customer excellence. The practice are committed to delivering the highest possible standards of eye care to all their patients, using state-of-the-art equipment including highly advanced 3D OCT scanning in a specialised and caring environment.http://www.bradyopticians.com/services_item/opticalcoherencetomographys_scans_oct/Brady Opticians make wearing glasses and contact lenses simple. The company pride themselves on their pricing clarity and high levels of customer service, so if you’re already a glasses or contact lens wearer, or even if you have never tried them before, Brady Opticians will make certain that they find the right eyewear for your needs, tastes and budget. The practice also have one of the largest designer frame and sunglass ranges in the North West, which can also be view online at www.bradyopticians.comBrands on display include; BVLGARI, Gucci, Hugo Boss, Jimmy Choo, Givenchy, Prada, Ray-Ban, Superdry, Esprit and Silhouette plus many more.The company are official certified stockists of Maui Jim sunglasses, and have a wide range of specialist eyewear for industry and sports such as swimming, cycling and skiing.To talk to Brady Opticians directly about your eye care needs please contact 074 9721727.https://www.facebook.com/brady.opticians MAKE WEARING GLASSES AND CONTACT LENSES SIMPLE BY CHOOSING BRADYS OPTICIANS was last modified: November 14th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Bradys OpticiansBusinessFeaturesnewslast_img read more

For Pete’s sake, future looks bright

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECoach Doc Rivers a “fan” from way back of Jazz’s Jordan Clarkson He’s asking himself what the future will be like. And you know what? I think he plans to enjoy that as much as he’s enjoying this. This week, Carroll agreed to a five-year contract extension with USC, somewhat easing the minds of Trojans fans who feared the Rose Bowl would be the coach’s springboard back to pro football. A few days later, at a Rose Bowl news conference in Beverly Hills, Carroll said what keeps him at USC isn’t the bumped-up salary but the fun of “being challenged by how long you can stay on top.” On his way out of the room a few minutes later, he was asked what exactly he meant by “stay on top.” Does that mean he has to keep the Trojans at No. 1 to be fulfilled? Does that mean he has to keep them winning national championships? Does he think his job will be as fun next season if LenDale White doesn’t fill Reggie’s cleats, Mark Sanchez struggles at quarterback and the team – cover your ears – loses a few games? “I think every year’s got a totally different feel to it,” Carroll said. “You didn’t hear me say (he has to stay) ‘No. 1.’ I’m not going to let what pollsters say in the third week of the season affect who we are. It’s a little more subjective than some people might think. We may lose some games but do a better job preparing, and find that it’s just as satisfying.” It would have made sense if Carroll wrapped up a third consecutive Associated Press national title Wednesday – which would be a college-football record – and then looked to get out while the getting is good. There will be a lot of head-coaching jobs open in the NFL this off-season. It’s the perfect time to put his services up for auction. Before Leinart graduates, Bush declares for the draft, and Carroll’s aura of invincibility goes with them. “I think that’s what’s dictated a lot of people’s thinking about what I should do,” Carroll said. He meant the perception that the Trojans can’t be as good next year as they have been the past three years. “I don’t know what it’ll feel like if we don’t win all our games,” said Carroll, who probably has forgotten the sensation since the Trojans’ last loss, 35 games and 827 days ago. “But I know how we’ll deal with it.” You get the idea that, in a funny way, he looks forward to that test. Wednesday’s game marks the last go-round for Leinart and Bush, thefirst Heisman Trophy winners to play together. Bush, a junior, is expected to turn pro – and White, also a junior, hasn’t ruled it out. The Trojans can lose all that talent and still be one of the best teams in the country next fall. But if their winning streak is still going after they face Texas in the Rose Bowl, they’ll have a hard time stretching it to the all-time collegiate record of 47 by Oklahoma in 1953-57. Carroll stifled a laugh Saturday when a reporter asked if he’s thought about winning No. 47. “I’m not concerned about that at all,” he said. “I think it’s a big deal (to think about) when you’ve won 46.” More likely, after building the Trojans from a 6-6 record in his first season in 2001, to 11-2, 12-1, 13-0 and (with a win Wednesday) 13-0, Carroll will spend next season breaking in the replacement superstars. And hoping it’s not a case of replacing Barney Fife with, um, the guy who replaced Barney Fife. By agreeing to the extension worth about $3 million a season, Carroll has told recruits he expects to stay at USC and told professional owners the bidding starts at about $3,000,001. In the L.A. fan’s dream, he holds off the NFL suitors until the league puts a team here, then takes over that franchise’s front office and sideline. “I’m glad Pete is (staying) because it’s great for college football,” Texas coach Mack Brown said. “Pete smiles a lot, and he works the kids hard, but has fun in college football. … We’re going to lose our coaches if we continue to be miserable on a day-to-day basis.” Nobody makes coaching football look as fun as Pete Carroll does. Of course, it’s easy to have fun when you’re winning a national title every year. Wednesday brings the ultimate game, and then September will bring more games, and we’ll see how much he enjoys what’s next. A lot, I’ll bet. Kevin Modesti’s column appears in the Daily News three days a week. He can be reached at heymodesti@aol.com. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Pete Carroll is looking past Texas. Wait, that came out wrong. center_img I mean the USC coach is looking past Wednesday’s Rose Bowl game, past winning or losing this season’s national championship, past Matt Leinart and almost certainly Reggie Bush, past the here-and-now he loves so much. He’s looking ahead to life after the national-title streak, after the winning streak, after the greatest collection of skill-position talent that any coach can expect to have. last_img read more

WHY YOU SHOULD ADVERTISE FOR THE PERFECT EMPLOYEE ON DONEGAL DAILY?

first_imgWith the economy picking up, more and more companies across Donegal are advertising for positions for new employees.And more and more companies are realising that the older methods of trying to find the perfect employee have changed a lot since the last jobs boom.Donegal Daily is now being contacted on a daily basis by companies across the North-West trying to find the most suitable candidates for positions they have. And the good news is that we are finding them.Company after company have told us how satisfied they are that their job advertisements are successfully attracting large numbers of applications and most importantly – the right candidates.The majority of people looking for employment, be that a deli counter worker, hairdresser, construction worker, crane driver or IT specialist, have their ready-made CV compiled and ready to be emailed to prospective employers.With a simple link-in on their advertisement, employers and future employees can be introduced to eachother via a Donegal Daily job advertisement. And with an average of 50,000 readers each day,  with more than 300,000 users each month and that’s a lot of prospective employees!But why believe us? Here is a report from just one of many testimonies from a satisfied local employer.The Donegal Lottie!“We placed an advert with Donegal Daily in December 2016 for 4 different job roles and had over 80 CV’s sent to us within a week. The roles varied in skill levels and experience from finance manager to customer service, we managed to fill all of the roles from the CV’s submitted within two weeks. Around 10 or so of the CV’s were from people living in Dublin who are looking to return to raise their families in Donegal. Donegal Daily has that advantage of reaching out to people who may not be living in the locality but either they themselves view the role or their family members are pointing it out to them opening the door for their return to the county. On a daily basis it has more eyes on their site than all the others put together making it the stand out choice in the county for job adverts.” – Ian Harkin, Manager Director of Arklu, makers of Lottie Dolls, Letterkenny.“Kelsius have used Donegal Daily on 7 occasions throughout 2015 to advertise various job vacancies. We have been more than delighted with quality of candidates this has produced. Each advert generated a large amount of CV submissions, allowing us to consider a great amount of excellent prospective employees. The readership and target audience provided by advertising with Donegal Daily is extensive and diverse ensuring a varied range of characters and personalities to select from. The roles varied in skill levels and experience from I.T Support and Customer Support to Cost Accountant and PHP Developer but our ability to fill the position with the suitable candidate remained the same, thanks to the reach of Donegal Daily. We were able to fill all seven positions on a budget that wouldn’t have covered one advert on any of the national job websites. We would definitely recommend using Donegal Daily for job advisements in the future as we most certainly will be.’’  – Ciaran Gallagher, Marketing Executive, Kelsius, Falcarragh. I would have absolutely no hesitation in recommending Donegal Daily as a way of recruiting staff to another company or organisation. I use Donegal Daily on numerous occasions to advertise jobs and the main reason for this is their ability to reach a wide range of people through their website and Facebook page at an affordable price. I found by advertising with them we received a lot of applications for each job and have had many successful candidates through this method.” – Ross Doherty, Cherrymore Kitchens, Ballybofey. If you have a position and wish to find a suitable pool of suitable employees, simply email Mark at admin@donegaldaily.com for further details.WHY YOU SHOULD ADVERTISE FOR THE PERFECT EMPLOYEE ON DONEGAL DAILY? was last modified: April 5th, 2016 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Donegal Dailyemployeesemployersjob advertslast_img read more

ADVENTURER JASON BLACK RECEIVES TOP AWARD FROM SCOUTING IRELAND

first_imgDonegal adventurer Jason Black has been given one of the highest awards in scouting in recognition of his achievements in mountaineering.The award, developed between Mountaineering Ireland and Scouting Ireland, is a grade 9 of mountain leader with hill-walking skills with expert status.This is the highest Leadership Award in the Adventure Skills that Scouting Ireland may confer – an expert status.” Jason said “To receive this award from Scouting Ireland presented to me by Raphoe cubs & scouts, has been so humbling.“I joined cubs at the age of seven years and continued into my late teens as a scout. I travelled and went on adventures throughout the length and breath of Ireland, England and Scotland as a young boy.“It set me the greatest foundation in life and played a strong role in the success in life – right to the summit success on the north side of Mt Everest .“So much a role did scouting play in my early life that of all the things I could have brought to the summit, the only thing I brought and wore was my original cub/scout scarf which still means so much to me. “I spoke lately at the northwest founders day to all the cub/ scouts and it was great to see that scouting is still at grass roots level was untouched by technology and purely still about the simple things in life, teaching great life skills to young children that will serve them well in a fruitful direction in life.“After a lifetime in scouts, I’m extremely honored to receive this award which once again signifies that, with the right focus, determination and training, everyone can achieve anything in this life.“There is no mountain too high and there is no problem too BIG to conquer”. ADVENTURER JASON BLACK RECEIVES TOP AWARD FROM SCOUTING IRELAND was last modified: March 8th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Jason BlackScouting Irelandlast_img read more

Simi Valley Calendar

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! SUNDAY Sunday evening hike, 5 o’clock at the Rocky Peak trailhead at the end of Rocky Peak Road off Santa Susana Pass. Call (805) 584-4400. Free Introduction to Yoga, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at Yoga Jones, 105 S. Oak St. No. 200, Ventura. Call (805) 643-5669. Workshop on Non-Violence, sponsored by the Ventura County Fellowship of Reconciliation and the CLU Campus Ministry, 5 p.m. at California Lutheran University, 60 West Olsen Road, Thousand Oaks, Call (805) 498-9401. MONDAY Swim and Stay Fit, 6-8 a.m. at the Rancho Simi Community Park pool, 1765 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Monthly fee: $40, or $20 for 65 and older. Call (805) 379-2378. Power Walking, 8-9 a.m. at the Sycamore Drive Community Center, 1692 Sycamore Drive, Room B1, Simi Valley. Monthly fee: $30. Call (805) 584-4400. Muscle Sculpting, 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Sycamore Drive Community Center, 1692 Sycamore Drive, Room B1, Simi Valley. Call (805) 584-4400. Studio Art Workshop, 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Moorpark Active Adult Center, 799 Moorpark Ave. Call (805) 517-6261. Co-custody Parenting class, 6-7 p.m. at Cornerstone Counseling Center, 1633 Erringer Road, No. 203-B, Simi Valley. Call (805) 582-2619. Open Gym Basketball, 1:30-6:30 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Fee: $2, or $10 a month. Call (805) 584-4400. Step Aerobics, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Jazzercise Aerobics, 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Alternative Recreation Program: Yoga Club, 6:45-7:45 p.m. at Houghton Park, 4333 Township Ave., Simi Valley. Parents can register and participate with their child. Monthly fee: $24. Call (805) 584-4400. New Hope for breast-cancer survivors, 7-8:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Free. Registration required. Call (805) 527-5360, Option 3. Aqua Fit, 7-8 p.m. at Rancho Simi Community Park pool, 1692 Sycamore Drive, Simi Valley. Call (805) 584-4400. Simi Peggers Cribbage Club, 7 p.m., at Simi Country Mobile Home Park Clubhouse, 1550 Rory Lane, Simi Valley. Call (805) 527-8164. Water Exercise, 7-8 p.m. at Rancho Simi Community Park pool, 1692 Sycamore Drive. Fee: $40. Call (805) 584-4400. Men’s Anger Management class, 6:30 p.m. at Cornerstone Counseling Center, 1633 Erringer Road, No. 203-B, Simi Valley. Call (805) 582-2619. Simi Valley Boots and Slippers Square Dance Club, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Fee: $5. Lessons taught by Dick Hodnefield. Call (805) 583-3055 or e-mail sqdncrmn@pacbell.net. Deep Water Workout, 8-9 p.m. at the Rancho Simi Community Park pool, 1692 Sycamore Drive. Monthly fee: $45. Call (805) 584-4400. TUESDAY Family Planning Clinic, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at Ventura County Public Health, 660 E. Los Angeles Ave., Suite B2, Simi Valley. For an appointment, call (805) 578-3677. Jazzercise Aerobics, 9-10 a.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Rotary of Simi Valley will meet at noon at Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way. Call (805) 583-4825. Videos in the Lounge, 1 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Call (805) 583-6363. Bowling, 4-5:30 p.m. at Brunswick Valley Bowl, 5255 Cochran St., Simi Valley. Fee: $5 per week. Call (805) 584-4400. Tuesday Evening Hike, 6:30, meet at the Long Canyon parking lot at Long Canyon Road and Wood Ranch Parkway. Call (805) 529-5581. Story time, 7 p.m. at Simi Valley Library, 2969 Tapo Canyon Road. Call (805) 526-1735. Simi Solos Toastmasters will meet, 7:30 p.m., Simi Valley YMCA, 3200 Cochran St. Call (805) 990-4950. Men’s Anger Management class, 7-9 p.m. at Cornerstone Counseling Center, 1633 Erringer Road, No. 203-B, Simi Valley. Call (805) 582-2619. Overeaters Anonymous, 8 p.m. at Church of Christ, 1554 Sinaloa Road, Simi Valley. Call (805) 581-4717 or (805) 529-8183. Free Health Awareness Surveys and Spinal Screenings, presented by InLine Chiropractic, 6-8 p.m. at the Simi Valley YMCA, 3200 Cochran St., Simi Valley. InLine Chiropractic is located at 2345 Erringer Road, Suite 210, Simi Valley. Call (805) 581-8053. WEDNESDAY Swim and Stay Fit, 6-8 a.m. at the Rancho Simi Community Park pool, 1765 Royal Ave., Simi Valley. Fee: $40/month; 65 and older, $20/month. Call (805) 379-2378. Kiwanis Club of Simi Valley will meet, 7 a.m. at Marie Callender’s, 20 W. Cochran St. Call (805) 526-4649. Chair Exercise, 8:30 a.m. at Moorpark Active Adult Center, 799 Moorpark Ave. Call (805) 529-6864, Ext. 261. CPR Update: Health Care Provider Class, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Simi Valley Hospital, 2975 N. Sycamore Drive. Call (805) 955-6890. Tot Time story time, 11 a.m. at Borders Books and Music, 2910 Tapo Canyon Road, Simi Valley. For ages 2-5. Call (805) 526-2800. Step Aerobics, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Emotional Intelligence Training for Parents, 6 p.m. at Cornerstone Counseling Center, 1633 Erringer Road, No. 203-B, Simi Valley. Call (805) 582-2619. Action Parent and Teen Support Program, 6:30 p.m. at Apollo High School, 3150 School St., Simi Valley. Hotline: (800) 367-8336. Water Exercise, 7-8 p.m. at Rancho Simi Community Park pool, 1692 Sycamore Drive. Fee: $40. Call (805) 584-4400. Emotions Anonymous, 7:30-9 p.m. at United Methodist Church, Wood Room, 2394 Erringer Road, Simi Valley. Free. Call (805) 526-6231. Clutterers Anonymous will meet, 7:30-9 p.m., Simi Valley Presbyterian Church, 4832 Cochran St., Room 210. Call (805) 526-5475. Deep Water Workout, 8-9 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Park pool, 1692 Sycamore Drive. Monthly fee: $45. Call (805) 584-4400. THURSDAY Rotary Club of Simi Sunrise will meet, 7 a.m. at Grand Vista Hotel, 999 Enchanted Way, Simi Valley. Call (805) 520-4894. Jazzercise Aerobics, 9-10 a.m. and 6:30-7:30 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Scrabble Group will meet, 9:30 a.m. at the Moorpark Active Adult Center, 799 Moorpark Ave. Call (805) 517-6261. Videos in the Lounge, 1 p.m. at Simi Valley Senior Center, 3900 Avenida Simi. Call (805) 583-6363. Reproductive Health Care Clinic, 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Ventura County Public Health, 660 E. Los Angeles Ave., Suite B2, Simi Valley. Call (805) 578-3677. Tap for Fitness, 2:30-4 p.m. at Moorpark Active Adult Center, 799 Moorpark Ave. Call (805) 517-6261. Circuit Training, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Thursday Evening Hike, 6 p.m., meet at the Chumash Trailhead. Call the Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District, (805) 584-4400. Open Gym Volleyball, 6-9 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Fee: $2 or $10 a month. Call (805) 584-4400. Co-custody Parenting Class, 6 p.m. at Cornerstone Counseling Center, 1633 Erringer Road, No. 203-B, Simi Valley. Call (805) 582-2619. Women’s Anger Management class, 7 p.m. at Cornerstone Counseling Center, 1633 Erringer Road, No. 203-B, Simi Valley. Call (805) 582-2619. Simi Valley Toastmasters, 7:30 p.m. at Clarion Commons, 5300 E. Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Call (805) 522-9591. Post-Natal Yoga Course, for new moms, dads and their infants, 10:30-11:45 a.m. at Yoga Jones, 105 S. Oak St. No. 200, Ventura. The course will be held on six consecutive Thursday mornings: Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23 and March 2 and 9. Call (805) 643-5669. High School Admissions Preview Night, at Grace Brethren High School for parents and students interested in obtaining information about the school’s programs, 7 p.m. at the cafeteria, 1350 Cherry Ave., Simi Valley. Call (805) 522-4667. FRIDAY Basic Training, 6-7 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave. Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Open Gym Basketball, 6-9 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Fee: $2, or $10 a month. Call (805) 584-4400. SATURDAY Men’s Anger Management Class, 8 a.m. at Cornerstone Counseling Center, 1633 Erringer Road, No. 203-B, Simi Valley. Call (805) 582-2619. Jazzercise Aerobics, 8-9 a.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave., Fee: $5, or $25 a month. Call (805) 584-4456. Open Gym Basketball, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Rancho Santa Susana Community Center, 5005-C Los Angeles Ave., Simi Valley. Fee: $2, or $10 a month. Call (805) 584-4400. Calendar events are compiled each week by Staff Writer Angie Valencia-Martinez. Items must reach the Daily News one week before the Sunday on which they are to run. Items must be typewritten. Phone numbers must be attached for contact purposes. Mail to Simi Calendar, P.O. Box 4200, Woodland Hills, CA 91365-4200. Fax (805) 583-0880. Angie Valencia-Martinez can be reached at (805) 583-7604 or by e-mail at angie.valencia@dailynews.com.last_img read more

State labor board sides with union organizers at hospital

first_imgLANCASTER – The state Public Employment Relations Board has ruled in favor of union organizers in their fight to represent support-services workers at Antelope Valley Hospital. The ruling caps a three-year organizing effort by Service Employees International Union United Healthcare Workers West to unionize licensed vocational nurses, food service workers, clerical staff and others. “I am excited and am confident that the administration will work with us. They were just looking for clarification. They wanted to make sure they were doing the right thing, and I think now that they have that,” said Carolyn Williams, an LVN for four years. “I doubt that administration will make decisions for us without first talking to somebody who represents us.” Hospital spokeswoman Jackie Weder said Tuesday that officials would not comment because they had not yet received the state board’s official ruling. “They ruled that the majority was clear. The union submitted the majority of union authorization cards in March 2004, and that’s the proper procedure for gaining union recognition,” said Gary Guthman, SEIU organizer. The hospital must now recognize the union, Guthman said. Karen Maeshiro, (661) 267-5744 karen.maeshiro@dailynews.com 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant Hospital officials appealed last year to the state board after an administrative law judge ruled in favor of the union. The judge ruled that 84 “no union” cards signed and dated by workers did not count as votes against the union. The administrative law judge’s ruling stemmed from a count of union authorization cards signed by workers between March 2003 and March 2004. There are 1,100 employees who are eligible to be represented by the union. A total of 569 employees signed the cards, but 89 workers revoked their previously signed cards, saying they no longer wanted a union – 84 by the “no union” cards, five by writing letters. That left 480 employees who said yes to the union, which is not a majority, hospital officials said. “We conclude that the (hospital) district unreasonably withheld recognition of SEIU by treating the `no union’ slips as revoking the SEIU authorization cards,” the PERB ruling said. “The `no union’ slips do not show the signers’ specific intent to revoke the SEIU authorization cards and therefore, should not be deducted from the tally of SEIU authorization cards.” last_img