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Expect Raunchy Fun at ‘Rocky Horror Show’

At more than six feet, he sashays onto the stage in a fishnet top, slightly slipping corset, platform heels and spiky pink hair. In the latest re-incarnation of the Rocky Horror Show lead character and mad scientist Frank-N-Furter works his wacky magic at the No Square Theatre,...

Residents Explore Changing Downtown

“Do you think this preliminary idea for Cliff Drive merits further exploration?” reads a poster taped to a wall. Hand-written yesses filled the relevant column underneath the query, while the “no” and “maybe” columns remained pristine. The...

School Hiring Sets a Record, Yields Complaints

Hiring a record 10 new teachers was approved by the Laguna Beach Unified School District board in a special meeting and has prompted a flood of disgruntled calls, said board members. Considered one of the largest one-time hires in district history, all of the new teachers come...

Schools

Local Students Stand Out at Film Festival

Thirteen students in the Laguna Beach Unified School District recently took top honors at the fifth annual My Hero Short Film Festival. “Laguna Beach is well represented in this year’s international celebration of heroes,” said Wendy Milette, My Hero’s director of media arts...

A Wall of Honor Evokes a New Era for Those Who Serve

“Look who all is here,” wrote Gordon Shive on a postcard dated Nov. 12, 1941. “Here” was Honolulu, where Shive and his brother Malcolm had reunited with some other Laguna Beach High School alums, including Weston Balfour, after enlisting in the armed services. They had a photo...

Inspired Globally, TOW Students Acted Locally

By Tammy Keces, Special to the Independent Top of the World’s fourth- and fifth-grade Gate students dressed in ethnic clothing, learned salutations in a foreign tongue and offered ethnic edibles during their first international bazaar. The May 1 event was the culmination of...

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Misgivings Over Police Memorial

Editor, Our police department provided speculative remarks to the concerned citizens of Laguna Beach regarding the death of Officer Coutchie. The speculative assertions made by police did not pass the smell test after the CHP investigation had formally been concluded, case closed...

Considerate Bus Driver Earns a Fan

Editor, This is a from my heart. Thank you to the driver of the Laguna Beach Transit bus who called me last Thursday morning around 8 a.m. to ask me if I have a little brown doxie. He saw my little dog, Cricket, wandering on Cress Street and knew she was one of those who was an...

Sea Photo Reception Makes a Splash

Editor, Over 80 artists, photographers and ocean supporters celebrated the Laguna Bluebelt’s fourth annual photo contest winners at the Susi Q Gallery “What Do You Sea” reception last Thursday. Everyone there appreciated the power of photography and art to move us to take action...

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