Now known as William Howard Taft Charter High School

One more rocking high school, this time located in the south west San Fernando Valley.

Notable Concerts Held Here Include:

November 22, 1962  – The Beach Boys
April 20, 1967 – The Doors

Some of the rockers that attended Taft:

Ice Cube

Born O’Shea Jackson Sr., Ice Cube was once in N.W.A and later had a successful solo career.

Jane Wiedlin

Jane was the rhythm guitarist and backing vocalist of the Go-Go’s.

Cherie Currie

Cherie was the lead singer for The Runaways in the 1970’s

Holly Beth Vincent

Holly has recorded under the name Holly and the Italians and has appeared on many other albums.

Steve Bartek

Steve is the guitarist for Oingo Boingo.

Bruce Gary

Bruce was the drummer for The Knack. Bruce passed away in 2006 and is buried at Eden Memorial Park, in Mission Hills, CA

Mark Tulin

Mark was the original bassist and co-founder of The Electric Prunes. Mark died on February 26, 2011 and is buried at Mount Sinai Memorial Park in Los Angeles.

Brad Wilk

Brad has been the drummer for Rage Against the Machine , Audioslave, and Prophets of Rage.

William Howard Taft Senior High School
5461 Winnetka Ave
Woodland Hills CA 91364