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Class Notes

Class Notes

Parents Return to School for Math Lessons Parents are invited to a workshop with researcher Patrick J. Callahan, Ph.D., executive director of the UC Science and Mathematics Initiative, who will explain shifts in classroom math instruction that lay the foundation for students to finish high school having taken calculus or statistics. “All Roads Lead to […]

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Indy on Arts

Indy on Arts

Friday, Sept. 5 The Screaming Furniture Jazz Outlet, free Sunset Serenade concert, Heisler Park Amphitheatre, 5:30 p.m. Free. Nick I and ADD, 9 p.m., Mozambique, 1740 S. Coast Hwy, 949 715-7777 The Outriders, 6 p.m. Cliff Restaurant, 577 S. Coast Hwy. 949-494-1956 Jack Russell’s Great White, 8 p.m., The Coach House, 33157 Camino Capistrano, San […]

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Master Dance Class Open to All Ages

Master Dance Class Open to All Ages

Two dance pros will share insider secrets and teach a variety of dance stylesSaturday, May 10, at a pair of classes for dancers of all ages presented by Laguna Dance Festival. The classes will be taught by dancer and choreographer Darrien Henning and Lisa Jay, dance director at Laguna Beach High School and a seasoned […]

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Christians Celebrate the Birth of Jesus

Christians Celebrate the Birth of Jesus

By Donna Furey, Special to the Independent Local churches mark the coming holiday with Christmas experiences from traditional to trendy and everything in between. In addition to carols and candlelight services, celebrations of the season include an adaptation of the Trans Siberian Orchestra’s rock opera, “Christmas Eve and Other Stories,” a living Bethlehem village and […]

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Memorial Service: Jeannette York Merrilees

Memorial Service: Jeannette York Merrilees

The life of Jeannette York Merrilees will be celebrated on Saturday, Nov. 23, at 1 p.m. with a service at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 428 Park Ave., followed by a 2:30 p.m. reception at the Woman’s Club, 286 St. Anne’s Dr.  

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Screenings Help Define School Readiness

Screenings Help Define School Readiness

The school district’s Readiness Team is providing free developmental screenings for young children 3 to 5 years of age on Jan. 30 “Our free developmental screenings offer parents an opportunity to verify early on that their child is meeting appropriate developmental milestones at specific time intervals,” said Irene White, the district’s director of special education […]

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Winter Resounds With Student Concerts

Winter Resounds With Student Concerts

Students perform in several crowd-pleasing concerts over the next week that are open to the public and take place at the Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave. On Dec. 14 and 15 at 7:30 p.m., the LBHS Dance Department program, “Essence,” features professional and student choreographers along with department directors Lisa Jay and Danielle Pigneri. Professional […]

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Still Winning Ovations in a 20-Year Run

Still Winning Ovations in a 20-Year Run

Friendship, love, cliques and gangs, violence, drop-outs, haves and have nots, unintended pregnancy and booze keep fueling angst among teens and their parents regardless of the passage of time. These subjects set to rock ’n’ roll comprise the gist of the ‘70s era musical and movie “Grease,” performed for the first time by Laguna High […]

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‘Rumors’ Will Fly at LBHS

‘Rumors’ Will Fly at LBHS

Laguna Beach High School’s Park Avenue Players finish their year with the staging of Neil Simon’s hit comedy “Rumors.” The show opens in the Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave., this Friday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m. and runs through the first weekend of June. The curtain goes up on performances May 25-26 and 31 as […]

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Getting Out

Getting Out

A Classic Afternoon Laguna Beach Chorale’s spring concert, Sunday, May 20, at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 328 Park Ave., features three works by Mozart. The 2 p.m. concert will be conducted by Daniel F. Resch.

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Earth Day Events Sprouting

Earth Day Events Sprouting

Editor, Transition Laguna is doing amazing things. The edible garden installs have been a catalyst in community building. Next Thursday, April 12, Transition is producing a solar power roundtable with three  companies on the leading edge of new technologies that can save homeowners money, and reduce our reliance on the grid. It’s at 7 p.m. […]

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Three Concerts Set for Artists’ Theatre

Three Concerts Set for Artists’ Theatre

The high school’s performing arts department presents a variety of dance, choral, and instrumental music concerts in the next two weeks at the Artists’ Theatre, 625 Park Ave.   Dancers kick off the shows with “Perceptions” featuring professional and student choreographers on stage Dec. 8-10 at 7:30 p.m.   On Dec. 12 at 7 p.m., […]

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Going to the Dogs

Going to the Dogs

Four-footed Receive a Blessing and Rescue Center Sets High Goal

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LTKA Takes on SNAG

LTKA Takes on SNAG

Editor, Nothing has reminded me quite so much of H. L. Mencken’s quote on Puritanism, which is, “The haunting fear that someone, somewhere may be happy,” as in the SNAG group. How about a new group, LTKA, Leave The kids Alone? I am old, old and helped our kids build some of the first skateboards […]