Tag: Borderline Bar and Grill (Thousand Oaks, Calif, Nightclub)

‘It Really Can’t Get Much Worse’: Thousand Oaks, First Hit by Shooting, Now Faces Fire

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Only hours after a gunman attacked a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, the city was once again struck with panic. This time, fire forced the evacuation of the town still reeling from the devastating shooting. Residents in Thousand Oaks had just begun to mourn the […]

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Thousand Oaks and Our Peculiarly American Affliction

It has become my habit to check social media when I first wake up, a consequence of this modern age. I wasn’t sleeping well, so this morning I checked my phone around 5 a.m., expecting to see continued analysis of the midterm elections and maybe a charming news item about […]

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California Shooting Victims: Sgt. Ron Helus ‘Went in to Save Lives’

When a gunman opened fire at the Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif., on Wednesday night, Sgt. Ron Helus rushed in. He would not make it out. Sergeant Helus was killed in the shooting at the crowded country music bar, one of 12 people who lost their lives […]

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