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this pressed: L.A. school board approves contract to destroy emails after a year – LA Times


Monica Ratliff listening to Ron ChandlerL.A. school board approves contract to destroy emails after a year – LA Times.

Yvonne Mounsey dies at 93 – Westside School of Ballet director (From LA TIMES via California Guide)


Yvonne Mounsey dies at 93 - Westside School of Ballet director

Yvonne Mounsey dies at 93 – Westside School of Ballet director  (Click to read the story at LA Times)

Yvonne Mounsey dies at 93; Westside School of Ballet director

She was one of the first New York City Ballet alumni to establish roots in Southern California, helping to open doors for her students there and at prestigious companies around the world.  More

Yvonne Mounsey’s career has spanned more than 70 years and four continents. She was hand-picked to dance principal roles in the Ballet Russe, The Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, and by George Balachine for the New York City Ballet. She founded the Westside Ballet in 1968, considered the best training school in Los Angeles. Dance Channel TV pays tribute to her on her 90th birthday celebration