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Elliot Pinkney’s mural restored for jazz festival

Elliot Pinkney’s mural restored for jazz festival

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uft3BQl7-a8 Martin Luther King Jr., Tom Bradley, Jackie Robinson and Duke Ellington. These are the names of some of the prominent figures featured in Elliot Pinkney’s mural on 42nd and Central Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. While these...

Flying high at the American Heroes Airshow

Over 500 feet in the air and over the roar of the rotors above me all I could hear was the awestruck, “Woah,” that escaped the lips from the young boy sitting beside me. He wasn’t the only one mesmerized by his first...

Granada Hills’ academic decathlon team wins state competition and heads to nationals

Travels in Thailand

Over winter break I traveled outside of the country for the very first time.  My destination: Thailand.  From trying coconut pudding to seeing a “lady-boy” show, being in Thailand was far different from spending the holidays in Los Angeles.  In classic tourist fashion...

Granada Hills’ academic decathlon team wins state competition and heads to nationals

Coaching for over 40 years: Carolyn Gunny

      Gunny coaching the girls’ basketball team at Granada in 1988. Whenever anyone hears that I play sports at Granada Hills Charter High School, the question, “Does Coach Gunny still coach there?” often comes up.  After I say yes, their responses are always...