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  1. Alaina Howard Says:

    How do we submit an OP-ED on recent legislation.

  2. Jeanette Stevens, Principal @ SPHS Says:

    Hi Zamna,

    Our Band has accomplished a lot since the death of their former band director, Paul Purdy. Their recent success is unbelievable! Please join us for our show tomorrow. Here is the Press Release in case you didn’t already receive it.

    YO HO HO! SPHS GOLDEN PIRATE REGIMENT BRINGS HOME THE BOOTY!

    SAN PEDRO HIGH SCHOOL TO CELEBRATE THEIR GOLDEN PIRATE REGIMENT’S CHAMPIONSHIP WINS AT LAUSD’s ALL-CITY MARCHING BAND AND COLOR GUARD COMPETITION AND THE SCSBOA FIELD TOURNAMENT CHAMPIONSHIPS WITH A SPECIAL ENCORE PERFORMANCE ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18TH AT 9:00AM AT
    SPHS PIRATE STADIUM

    SAN PEDRO, CA – Friday night lights at San Pedro High School’s football stadium will be shining a lot brighter this year and next year as the school’s marching band and drill team, The SPHS Golden Pirate Regiment, won two major championships in the last few weeks. The SPHS Golden Pirate Regiment won First Place in LAUSD’s All-City Band Competition and won the gold medal in the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association’s (SCSBOA) top 1A Division Championship Field Tournament. To celebrate being the top marching band and color guard in all of LAUSD and all of Southern California for their first time ever, San Pedro High School will be hosting a special encore championship performance on Friday, December 18th at 9:00am at the school’s Pirate Stadium located at 1001 W. 15th Street in San Pedro. Arrivals after 9:10am will not be seated.

    The SCSBOA Field Band Championship has six divisions and there were 26 schools competing in the 1A Division. Based upon a school’s Top three highest scores at various competitions held throughout Southern California, the top 12 schools were invited to compete in the championships which were held on November 21st, 2015. This was the first time San Pedro High School has performed in the competition and won the Gold Medal (first place) with a score of 82.8. The Golden Pirate Regiment outscored every band in 1A, 2A, and 3A divisions outscoring 31 schools in total. The band’s show was entitled “The Beat My Heart Skipped” and included the jazz tunes “That Old Black Magic,” “Since I Fell For You,” and “One More Time Chuck Corea.” Their show was dedicated to retired band director Paul Purdy who passed away in November.

    Under the direction of Darnella Davidson, the multi-championship winning band director of who joined the faculty of San Pedro High School this year, The Pirate Golden Regiment has reached new heights never seen before at the over 100-year old San Pedro institution. This is the 26th consecutive win for Davidson at the LAUSD All-City Championship and 4th win at the top 1A Division SCSBOA Field Championships. Recognized for her work as an educator, Mrs. Davidson was named “Grand Winner” of the 1994 BRAVO Award (sponsored by the Music Center) and has received commendations from various civic leaders including President Bill Clinton. She is a recipient of the NBC4 Crystal Apple and the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association’s Outstanding Veteran Teacher Award, and the 2014 SCSBOA “GOLD” Award, which is the highest honor the association offers to its members.

    The Golden Pirate Regiment staff includes Cindy Frias (Color Guard Choreographer), Jorge Vargas (Guard Tech), Hector Juarez (Percussion), Marcus Stone (Visual Tech), David Weinberg (Drill Designer), Dr. Carl Hammer (Music Arranger), and Mickey Zermano (Percussion Tech).

    Pirate Golden Regiment Students leaders include Drum Majors Ricardo Garcia and Jessica Roy and Color Guard Captains Genavieve Mathers and Amanda Soliz.

    Both Principal Jeanette Stevens and Band Director Darnella Davidson are available for comment and interviews.
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  3. Albert Ramirez Says:

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    1/29/2016

    Contact: Albert Ramirez
    WINTER YouthBuild
    310.864.3383
    aramirez@winterwomen.org

    WINTER YouthBuild & Muralists Celebrate 110 Freeway Tunnel Mural Installation
    Local Students & Artists Beautify Dilapidated 150 Foot Wilmington Freeway Tunnel
    GRAND UNVEILING: Monday February 1, 2016 at 10:00AM
    Figueroa Blvd and Grant St, Wilmington CA 90744

    Wilmington, CA: Today, Women In Non-Traditional Employment Roles (WINTER) YouthBuild, an organization that teaches local youth construction trades and life skills, all while earning a high school diploma will unveil a 300-foot mural. Located at Figueroa Boulevard and Grant Street adjacent to Los Angeles Harbor College (LAHC) this heavily trafficked area will now come to life with vibrant colors, positive community images, and inspirational quotes for all to experience.

    Executive Director of WINTER YouthBuild, Alexandra Torres, stated, “Having Wilmington and San Pedro students involved with community service with respect to the tunnel mural brings positive benefits and change to a community, specifically to young lives through beautification.”

    Mural Partnerships & Facts:
    • Harbor Benefit Community Foundation provided the grant to allow us to proceed with funding the 110 Tunnel Mural Project
    • Support of lead muralists, Nuria “Ms. Yellow” Ortiz, Bobby Rodriguez, Humberto Montano, and Vince Correa with support of other artists
    • Gabriela Medina of Joe Buscaino’s Office and Christopher Wilson of Mike Gipson’s Office and Octaviano Rios (former Harbor Area field representative of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s Office) provided governmental support and advocacy
    • Thank you to Vincent Moreno of CalTrans and Yami Duarte of the Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs for their guidance and support

    WINTER Rosie the Riveter Youth Program helps “at-risk” (“at-promise”) 16-24 years of age, out-of-school youth who have not succeeded in traditional public schools turn their lives around and become socially successful while achieving academic levels necessary for high school graduation and success in registered apprenticeships in the construction and building trades. We are committed to community transformation through education, life skills training, employment training, violence prevention strategies, and family advocacy.

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    Hi Mr. Avila,

    Hope you’re doing well. I saw your name on the Random Lengths contact information. I’m sharing this event and press release. Hope you can join us.

    Thank you!

    -Albert Ramirez
    310.864.3383

  4. Zamná Ávila Says:

    Hello all,
    My most sincere apologies. I am so sorry. I just realized you sent a message to me on my portfolio website. I get bombarded by spam and I didn’t notice your email until now. Please feel free to contact me on Facebook or through my work email: zamna@randomlengthsnews.com.

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