CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 4, 1998 |
Outbreaks like measles and rabies are standard worries for a public health officer, but as Dr. Robert M. Levin began his first day as Ventura County's top doctor, he was planning ways to combat a new and more dangerous health threat: terrorism. "I'm afraid atomic, biological and chemical terrorism is now an issue we have to prepare ourselves for," Levin said. "There are health and disease problems that would result with any of these attacks, and the public needs to know about the danger."
August 10, 1997 |
Inside his colonial duplex on a leafy street in Harvard Square, Mozart scholar, concert pianist and Harvard professor Robert Levin is lecturing to a class of one. Nearly 6 feet tall and dressed in two shades of his favorite color (royal purple shirt and plum-colored socks), he uses any one of six nearby keyboard instruments to illustrate his main point: the importance not just of reproducing Mozart's music but making it live.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
June 30, 1999 |
A Ventura County jury has awarded $486,158 to a former teacher who sued administrators for firing him after he complained about staffing at a county-run school. Robert LeVine, 50, filed a wrongful termination lawsuit three years ago after he was dismissed for not showing up to work for several days. The lawsuit accuses the Ventura County Superintendent of Schools Office and four administrators, including Supt.
May 11, 1997 |
Robert Levine knows all the stories. The gray-haired man talking with his wife over in the corner is a mob lawyer from the Midwest. The stout, mustachioed gentleman opposite him is a Mexican drug lord holding court with his extended family, complete with mournful wife, bored-looking daughter and solicitous son-in-law. Scattered about elsewhere in the linoleum-tiled waiting room on visiting day in the U.S.
December 30, 1994 |
Magazines will continue to woo Generation Xers and baby boomers--and now that publishers have discovered that the former have money, they want to offer help managing it. Starting this spring, P.O.V., a young men's lifestyle magazine, will give industrious twentysomethings career and financial advice, and Money will publish a test issue of a companion magazine aimed at twenty- and thirtysomethings. And as baby boomers settle down to home and hearth, magazines are doing the same.