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March 3, 2000 | GARY KLEIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The not-so-distant past meets the present and probable future of City Section basketball when top-seeded Crenshaw plays second-seeded Westchester in the boys' championship game tonight at the Great Western Forum. Tip-off is at 8. The girls' final between top-seeded Harbor City Narbonne and defending champion Palisades is at 6. Crenshaw (21-2), winner of a record 16 section and eight state titles, is in the final for the 23rd time. The Cougars, with a team led by senior guards E.J.
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September 22, 1999 | RICHARD LEE COLVIN
A class-action lawsuit filed in Los Angeles this summer made some disturbing allegations. It said many African American and Latino students in California don't even have a shot at getting into the state's most prestigious public universities because their schools don't offer enough Advanced Placement classes. Those highly demanding courses are more crucial than ever these days.
SPORTS
December 3, 1998 | ERIC SONDHEIMER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Granada Hills High moved back into the City Championship football playoffs Wednesday when Westchester was forced to forfeit its quarterfinal victory over the Highlanders because it used an ineligible player. The Highlanders will play a semifinal game at 7 p.m. Friday against Banning at Gardena High. Granada Hills players were off for six days after losing to Westchester, 26-21, on Nov. 25.
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November 23, 1997 | CLAIRE VITUCCI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Ricky Evans always marched to his own beat. While other teens were seduced by drugs and gangs, the 15-year-old aspiring drummer from Panorama City joined a neighborhood drill team and had planned to march next month in a demonstration to "stop the violence." But violence stopped Ricky on Friday night when a drive-by shooting after a Monroe High School football game claimed the life of the ambitious sophomore.
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March 12, 1997
The BEEM Foundation for the Advancement of Music has donated tens of thousands of dollars worth of new instruments for students at Crenshaw and Fremont high schools in Los Angeles. BEEM (which stands for Black Experience as Expressed through Music) was able to provide the instruments through a grant from McDonnell Douglas, said Betty Cox, founder and president of the foundation. A total of $50,000 worth of instruments was donated to the two South L.A. schools and to Westchester High.
SPORTS
December 6, 1996 | MICHAEL LAZARUS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
That football teams from Taft and Westchester high schools should meet in a City Section 4-A Division semifinal tonight is appropriate. Long before they fashioned identical 12-0 records this season, they were on parallel paths. Taft, which plays host to the 7 p.m. game, has won Northwest Valley Conference titles three of the past four years. Westchester has been champion of the Coastal Conference four of the past five years.
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June 28, 1996 | KATE FOLMAR
The top two officials at Van Nuys High School have been reassigned after a year of controversy at the campus, including a fracas about year-round schooling and a case of alleged sexual molestation and sexual battery by a former teacher.
SPORTS
January 18, 1996 | ERIC SHEPARD, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The investigation of Inglewood High basketball player Jason Hart concluded Wednesday with Southern Section officials claiming they had found no evidence that the senior was improperly enrolled at the school. Hart, a 6-foot-2 guard who has signed a letter of intent with Syracuse, was suspended from the team for three days last week while school administrators reviewed allegations that he wasn't living in the Inglewood attendance area.
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November 9, 1995
Westchester High School seniors interested in applying to the University of California now have an edge over the competition. Westchester has become the only school in the Los Angles School Unified District with a UC headquarters office and an admissions officer on campus. John Mims, an admissions officer for UC Davis, helps students focus on college goals by concentrating on study sessions and time management techniques.
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