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2016 Reunion?

July 12, 2015 by Marilyn Wilson Chavin (Register to contact)

Any date, time, place, etc posted?

Will there be one?

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Van Nuys HS Students See Technical Side of Aviation  Spectrum News 1

Van Nuys Airport recently hosted some high school students to show them a different side of the aviation industry.



Van Nuys High student says MS-13 gang member stabbed him on campus, and he’s suing LAUSD  LA Daily News

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles Unified is being sued for negligence by a Van Nuys High School student, who says he was repeatedly harassed and then ...



Student and employee wounded in shooting near Van Nuys charter school; two suspects arrested  Los Angeles Times

Two female victims are wounded after a shooting near a Van Nuys charter school, officials said Thursday.



LAUSD and its teachers make no progress on negotiations, will go to court to determine strike date  LA Daily News

The kids are back in school — but the Los Angeles Unified School District and its teachers union are back in court as a massive teachers strike inched closer to ...



Extra security seen at Van Nuys school day after shooting near campus injured teacher, student  KABC-TV

Extra security was seen at CHAMPS Charter High School one day after gun violence broke out just off campus.



Van Nuys Students Raise Thousands For Teacher Who Lost Home In Woolsey Fire  CBS Los Angeles

VAN NUYS (CBSLA) — A Van Nuys teacher is learning a lesson from her own students about how generous and caring people can be. When Reesa Partida ...



Shooting threat prompts heightened security at Van Nuys High School  KABC-TV

Heightened security and increased police patrols were expected at Van Nuys High School on Monday in response to a threat of a campus shooting posted on ...



Parent Takes Kids to Picket Line in Support of Strike  Spectrum News 1

As thousands of teachers went on strike Monday, many parents and kids also joined the picket lines.



Strike May be Ending, But it's Taken a Toll on Teachers  Spectrum News 1

Patti Waggoner was an enthusiastic strike captain when the strike first broke out. Now she just wants to return to her classroom.



CBS2 News at 5:00 pm (September 20)  CBS Los Angeles

A teacher and student are wounded in a shooting near a Van Nuys high school, and former rap mogul Suge Knight has been sentenced to 28 years in prison ...



Calendar Letters: A chorus of bravos for Van Nuys High choir program  Los Angeles Times

I wish to congratulate Catherine Womack for her article on the Los Angeles Master Chorale working with the Van Nuys student choir and singers [“Girls Want ...



Administrators take over instruction during LA teacher strike, strive to give 'the very best we can'  Education Dive

Some 163,000 of LAUSD's more than 600,000 students went to school on Day 2 of the United Teachers Los Angeles strike — up about 20,000 from Monday.



North Hollywood High may have to share its campus with a charter school, and these students aren’t happy about it  LA Daily News

Students at North Hollywood High School are spearheading a fight to stop a charter school from potentially sharing their campus next year. The concerned ...



Man shot near Kester Avenue and Victory Boulevard in Van Nuys  LA Daily News

VAN NUYS — A 26-year-old man was shot while walking home today in a residential area of Van Nuys and was listed in stable condition at an area hospital.



Community meetings in the San Fernando Valley, Jan. 7-14  LA Daily News

Community meetings bring people together for exchange of ideas and memorable shared experiences plus the potential for positive personal and community ...



Here are the Valley high schools that made U.S. News’ top rankings  LA Daily News

U.S. News & World Report has released its annual ranking of the best public high schools in the United States, and dozens from Los Angeles and specifically the ...



Arleta woman ‘in shock’ after ICE agents detain father, a legal resident, outside home  LA Daily News

The daughter of an Arleta man who was detained Sunday outside his home by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents spoke out this week about his ...



Wayne Robert Hazelhurst, 1941–2018  Tehachapi News

Wayne Robert Hazelhurst, 77, died peacefully at home on Nov. 7, 2018, after a long illness bravely fought. Wayne was born in Winnipeg, Canada, to Helen and ...



More parents, less district: LAUSD's new superintendent readies his strategic plan to bring change to LA schools  LA School Report

Six months after taking over as LA Unified's superintendent and vowing to bring change, Austin Beutner is weeks away from unveiling his strategic plan for the ...



Scene It Before: Ulysses S. Grant High School from Saved by the Bell Los Angeles Magazine  LA Magazine

Lifetime's highly anticipated The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story airs this upcoming Monday, September 1st, and to quote Jessie Spano, “I'm so excited!



California woman ‘in shock’ after ICE agents detain father, a legal resident, outside home  East Bay Times

The daughter of a Los Angeles man who was detained Sunday outside his home by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents spoke out this week ...



Iconic Neighborhood Restaurants: Van Nuys  KCET

Van Nuys considers itself "The Heart of the Valley," though given how it's regarded by surrounding Valley neighbors, it's treated more like an armpit. And...



Mater Dei Catholic now one win away from playing for state title  Star-News

The California state Division III girls basketball championship game is scheduled March 23 in Sacramento. At this point, there's a 50-50 chance the Mater Dei ...



Van Nuys volleyball ousts Cleveland in intense 4-set first-round victory  LA Daily News

The rallies were long. The points were dramatic. The atmosphere was electric. The eighth-seeded Van Nuys girls volleyball team outlasted ninth-seeded ...



Harambee Conference Inspires Students of Color  CSUN Today

Associate Vice President for Student Access and Support Services Dwayne Cantrell talked to students about the importance of "Telling Your Story," which served ...



LAPD Looks To Reign In School Threats  Patch.com

LAPD Looks To Reign In School Threats - Woodland Hills, CA - In a week where two LA schools grappled with threats of violence, Los Angeles Police are ...



There's a California election coming up. But if history is any guide, most voters won't show up  Los Angeles Times

By the time California's primary election day arrives in June, it's possible the state will be very close to having 20 million registered voters — a historic milestone ...



LADWP water tank project in Pacoima neighborhood stirs up fear of history repeating itself  LA Daily News

A 1-million-gallon water tank could be headed to Pacoima's Hansen Hills neighborhoods, and it's causing alarm among some residents who said they were ...



New programs for LAUSD's youngest learners and immigrant students in King's second 'State of the District' speech  LA School Report

Superintendent Michelle King gave her second “State of the District” speech on Tuesday morning, touting new accomplishments for LA Unified and new ...



LA family’s immigrant dad detained by ICE one week before Father’s Day  LA Daily News

Natalie Garcia and her large family usually celebrate Father's Day with a barbecue, potluck and pool party at the cozy San Fernando Valley home she shares ...



Gavin Smith: Walking Tall  The Record-Courier

He was so full of life in everything he did, and really was one of the biggest people I've ever known. Whatever he did, he just did really big”



Latina Professionals to Inspire and Empower Hundreds of High School Students  CSUN Today

More than 500 Latina high school students will learn about leadership development, cultural empowerment and pathways to college, at the 25th annual ...



PHOTOS: High school bands bring their best to Hart Rampage  Santa Clarita Valley Signal

The conductor for the Van Nuys Highschool marching band and color gaurd keeps the band on tempo at the 2017 Hart Rampage competition at College of the ...



Climate Change, LGBT Activist Arrested In Deadly Stabbing Near UC Berkeley  CBS Local

BERKELEY (CBSLA.com) — A San Fernando Valley man and UC Berkeley activist suspected in a fatal stabbing near the campus has been arrested, according ...



Movies That Made The Valley Famous | Slideshow Photos  L.A. Weekly

Home to Dirk Diggler, Julie Richman, Daniel LaRusso and Jeff Spicoli, the sprawling landscape of the San Fernando Valley is easily one of the world's greatest ...



Chuck Lorre Enrolls Jim Parsons, Steven Molaro, & WBTV To Create The Young Sheldon STEM Initiative  Deadline

Chuck Lorre has enrolled Young Sheldon EPs Steven Molaro and Jim Parsons, WBTV and CBS to create the Young Sheldon STEM Initiative.



Student activists fear that LA Unified's vegan pilot program may just wither away  LA School Report

Click on photo to play video of the school board meeting.) It was one of the most uncomfortably dramatic moments at any LA Unified School Board meeting in ...



The week ahead in L.A. classical music, Feb. 11-18: Yefim Bronfman, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment and  Los Angeles Times

Baxter Memorial Concerts Chamber music by Brahms and Clara Schumann. First United Methodist Church, 13222 Bailey St., Whittier. Sun., 2 p.m. Free.



City list shows schools vulnerable in an earthquake  89.3 KPCC

The Los Angeles Unified School District is drafting a response to reassure parents who saw their children's schools on a newly public list of older concrete ...



North Hollywood High School to Be Fast-Tracked for Major Rennovations  Patch.com

Five San Fernando Valley schools will be fast- tracked under Superintendent Ramon Cortines' plan to renovate 11 campuses across the Los Angeles Unified ...



The Phantom of Redondo Union  Easy Reader

newsletter, Redondo Beach - Redondo Union High School's 101-year-old pipe organ was among the first of its kind when installed. But as years pass, the ...



UC Berkeley student charged with murder in stabbing rampage  SFGate

A 22-year-old UC Berkeley student arrested in connection with the stabbing death of a woman and the stabbing of another in a Berkeley rampage was charged ...



‘Fast Times’ Movie Bus Begins Tour after Collector Keeps it Secret More Than a Year  FOX40

The VW bus used in the classic high school comedy "Fast Times At Ridgemont High" went on the road Wednesday, headed to Southern California where it ...



Memorial Day inspires a Sherman Way show of patriotism in Canoga Park  LA Daily News

The 29th annual Canoga Park Memorial Day Parade took place under sunny skies Monday, drawing a crowd of thousands who ranged from the very young to ...



'Leave It to Beaver' star Tony Dow: See him then and now  AOL

Tony Dow, who starred as Wally Cleaver in 'Leave It to Beaver' in the 1960s, is now 73 years old.



Famed jazz musician Zane Musa remembered as one of a kind  LA Daily News

The rhythms and grooves of jazz took root in Zane Musa when he was a 10 year old growing up in the northeast San Fernando Valley. That's when he told his ...



Rodents, cockroaches close these 14 San Fernando Valley restaurants  LA Daily News

Fourteen restaurants and markets in the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys and Lancaster-Palmdale area were temporarily closed last week due to major ...



In memory of 2018: Selected obituaries from the Elko Daily Free Press  Elko Daily Free Press

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Less than half of California students pass new statewide standardized tests  LA Daily News

Less than half of the state's public school students passed new Common Core-aligned statewide tests, according to data released Wednesday. Statewide, 44 ...



Paula Abdul - Choreographer, Singer, Television Personality  Biography

Dancer, choreographer and television judge Paula Abdul is known for her pop star status in the '80s and her stint on American Idol. Learn more at ...



A real life look at the crazy odds and tortured dreams of making it in La La Land  Los Angeles Times

Beyond a stretch of thrift stores and nail salons, in a small Panorama City house he shares with eight people, four dogs and a lot of crucifixes, John Geronilla is ...



KMA Black Belt Champions: Martial Artist Maria Turnhout Promoted to 5th Degree Black Belt  California Newswire

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — On Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015, KMA Black Belt Champions is proud to host their 16th ceremony showcasing the ...



30 Brilliant Recreations Of Movie Scenes  Business Insider

Movie Mimic Film enthusiast Allen Fuqua has combined his passion for movies and travel by recreating movie scenes around the world. His project Movie Mimic ...



Natasha Gregson Wagner’s Tribute To Her Late Mother, Natalie Wood  Vanity Fair

Mother's Day, on May 8 this year, is certainly a day of celebration, but it is also a day of remembrance of mothers who passed way before their time. “She always ...



Suspect in custody after Berkeley homicide, stabbing  Berkeleyside

A UC Berkeley student wanted by police in connection with a homicide Friday, as well as a stabbing that sent a young woman to the hospital, is now in custody, ...



Obituary: Melinda Sue Casey | Obituaries  Malibu Times

On Feb. 20, 2017, Melinda Sue Casey (née Bucher) died. Three months after her 61st birthday, Melinda lost her16-year battle with metastatic breast cancer.



Robert Redford - Film Actor, Television Actor, Director, Environmental Activist, Actor, Producer, Theater Actor  Biography

Actor and director Robert Redford starred in classic films like Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid and The Way We Were, later starting the Sundance Institute.



Sports Museum of LA opens to the public  LA Observed

Los Angeles has its share of museums built on the personal collections of one individual, but Gary Cypres' shrine to sports (mostly baseball) is right up there with ...



Mowry-Housley engagement  Napa Valley Register

Tamera Mowry of Los Angeles and Adam Housley of Napa are pleased to announce their engagement to be married.



LOS ANGELES LINKS CELEBRATE 63rd ANNUAL COTILLION  Lasentinel

Front Row Seated (left to right):. Kamile Elizabeth Henriquez Wyatt, Kendra LeBelle Casey, Jasmine Nicole Hanna, Alexa Gabrielle Bowers, Olivia Heaven ...



What Happened to Paula Abdul - News & Updates  Gazette Review

Maybe you know her from her work in dance. Maybe you remember her from her pop music in the late 1980's. Or maybe you just remember her from her time as ...



Enroll in college and don't ever enlist in the service  Daily Sundial

For this Veteran's Day, I'd like to encourage everyone to honor the memory of fallen *service* men and women of this country by lighting the American flag on fire ...



Downtown's Unparalleled Sports Museum of LA Reopens  LA Downtown News Online

DTLA - There are countless valuable pieces of memorabilia in the 32000-square-foot Sports Museum of Los Angeles. On a recent Friday, one standout just ...



Ron Tutor: The Lawsuits, Losses and Private Struggles of the Man Behind Miramax  Hollywood Reporter

The charmed (and controversy-plagued) tycoon has succeeded everywhere but Hollywood, where his $700 million Miramax gamble has the town whispering: ...



The L.A. Spots Where Your Favorite Horror Movies Were Filmed  LA Weekly

Springwood, Haddonfield, Santa Mira, and Cuesta Verde are just some of the bone-chilling movie neighborhoods found in Los Angeles. Being that some of our ...



Natalie Wood - Actress, Film Actress, Film Actor/Film Actress  Biography

Actress Natalie Wood was born in San Francisco on July 20, 1938. At 16, she co-starred with James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause (1955). In 1961, she played ...



For Rock-Climbing Guru, the Sky Is His Roof  New York Times

Charles Victor Tucker III, the harmless and stoned jester of the mountains to some and the scourge of Yosemite National Park to others, is better known as ...



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