May 19, 2009 |
Granada Hills 2, Carson 1 (12 innings) Top contributors: Rebecca Patton of Granada Hills struck out 19 and gave up five hits. Carson's Audrey Devoe broke a scoreless tie in the top of the 12th inning with a single to right field, driving in pitcher Crystal Maas. The scoop: With two out and two on in the bottom of the 12th, Granada Hills' Valentina Salinas hit a run-scoring single and Joanna Meir scored the winning run on the play because of a fielding error.
May 18, 2009 |
Carson (24-9) at Granada Hills (25-6) Today at 2:30 p.m. Why it matters: This City Section quarterfinal playoff game matches two teams familiar with each other. Over the last four years, fourth-seeded Granada Hills and fifth-seeded Carson have faced off in their opening games. Granada Hills took a 1-0 victory this season. The Highlanders have one of the top pitchers in the City in Rebecca Patton (24-5), who has 325 strikeouts and is bound for Cal Poly San Luis Obispo.
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March 19, 2012 |
For the second year in a row, Granada Hills Charter High School won the California Academic Decathlon as Los Angeles Unified schools continued to dominate at the battle of wits that is at risk of being cut by the district in next year's budget. Los Angeles Unified on Sunday schools claimed five of the top 10 spots in the competition in Sacramento consisting of 65 teams and more than 550 students, with El Camino Real and Marshall taking second and third places, respectively. Franklin took fifth place and Taft 10th, while Torrance's West High School came in eighth.
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April 1, 2013 |
The westbound lanes of the 118 Freeway reopened in Granada Hills on Monday after a fiery double-fatal crash closed the roadway for more than five hours during the morning commute. Two people were killed after the vehicle they were in rear-ended a big rig, was struck by another car and burst into flames, California Highway Patrol Officer Monica Posada said. The crash near White Oak Avenue occurred just after 3:40 a.m. The two victims were pronounced dead at the scene. Their vehicle was so badly burned, Officer Leland Tang said, that authorities were not able to determine its model -- or even its color.
August 18, 2001 |
Lou Cicciari, who has coached basketball for 20 years at Granada Hills High despite being confined to a wheelchair, announced his resignation for health reasons. Cicciari, 41, has been the boys' basketball coach for eight years and was considered a coaching trendsetter for the handicapped. His legs were amputated at age 7. He will continue to teach at Granada Hills.
March 23, 2001 |
Granada Hills High's baseball team forfeited its scheduled West Valley League game against Taft on Thursday because of an alleged hazing incident under investigation by school officials. The incident occurred Monday in the locker room showers and involved junior varsity and varsity players, said a Granada Hills baseball player. School officials told players Thursday the forfeit was punishment for the incident and individuals could face disciplinary action pending further investigation.
September 16, 2013 |
The Modernist tract homes designed by California developer Joseph Eichler feature light-filled interiors courtesy of atriums and expansive walls of glass, but the street-facing facades are often closed off like a fortress. "I think a lot about how our ideas are influenced by our environments," said artist Nate Page, who will screen nine short videos on the front of Eichler homes in the Balboa Highlands tract of Granada Hills on Thursday. "The psychological phenomenon of how we idealize modern living.
November 4, 2013 |
Granada Hills didn't just win the City Section girls' golf championship on Monday at Balboa Golf Course. The Highlanders set a City Section record for lowest team score, shooting 421. North Hollywood was second at 484 and Van Nuys took third at 494. It was the third consecutive City title and ninth in 13 years for Coach Steve Thompson. Tiffany Yau of Van Nuys won her third consecutive individual title, shooting a four-under 69. Leading Granada Hills were Julia Youn, who shot a 78, and Jojo Roecker and Nia Aniceto, who shot 84. Eric.firstname.lastname@example.org
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June 18, 2013 |
Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in nine L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times' Crime L.A. database . Three neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Granada Hills (A) was the most unusual, recording three reports compared with a weekly average of 0.5 over the last three months. Adams-Normandie (D) topped the list of six neighborhoods with property crime alerts. It recorded nine property crimes compared with its weekly average of 4.2 over the last three months.
November 30, 1988 |
Playing its first game as a 4-A team in 6 seasons, and with all 5 starters back from last year's team, Granada Hills High figured to get off to a quick start this basketball season. But Tuesday afternoon, the Highlanders stumbled out of the gate, falling to North Hollywood, a 3-A team, 73-67, in the season opener for both schools at Granada Hills. North Hollywood's Dana Jones led all scorers with 20 points to go with 16 rebounds and blocked 6 shots.