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 Easy Reader Staff

A few drops of heaven

The Norris Theatre offers three weeks of “Singin’ in the Rain” There are certain facts audience members must understand before attending the opening of the stage version of “Singing’ in the Rain” tomorrow night at the Norris Theatre in Rolling Hills Estates. Most importantly, the play is a play based on a movie that’s a […]

 Robb Fulcher

Schools get $230,000 stimulus

Hermosa Beach City School District officials have been told they will get about $230,600 in federal stimulus money to restore eliminated positions and furlough days, and they continued to await more specific instructions about how it is to be spent. An average salary for a teacher in the 1,300-student, K-8 district is about $72,000 a […]

 Robb Fulcher

Hermosa students continue to excel

Hermosa public school students outdid their previous scores in the latest comprehensive measure of standardized academic testing, and continued to score in the top 10 percent statewide. Students at the second-through-eighth grade Hermosa Valley School earned 937 out of a possible 1,000 points in the Academic Performance Index, or API, which is the state Department […]

 Kevin Cody

About Town

Upper Pier City officials have set 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 7 for a ceremony at the corner of Pier and Manhattan avenues to dedicate the remade upper Pier Avenue. For your sister The Hermosa Beach Sister City Association hosts a live auction 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3 at the home of Chuck and […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Dog walker eyes 1,000 miles

Making a difference is as simple as walking, as Carol Kozlovich knows. The former market researcher, now a dog walker and animal massage therapist, has added another leg to her journey: striding 1,000 miles for women suffering horrific abuses in the war-ravaged Congo. Kozlovich worked in the corporate world of marketing and market research for […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Campus redesign may reduce baseball program

Supporters of Mira Costa High School’s baseball and softball programs are worried that a proposed redesign of the campus’ athletic facilities will have severe and lasting consequences for both programs. The area for ball fields might be shrunk as the entire campus undergoes a reconfiguration. “The proposed [athletic] design will wipe out these programs we’ve […]

 Easy Reader Staff

Resident fined hundreds for jogging

Kevin McBride knows there are 208 steps in the staircase adjacent to the sand dune at the city’s Sand Dune Park. He also knows he can be fined up to $600 for jogging on them. In August, the Manhattan Beach resident was cited for a misdemeanor and fined $433 — his fine was reduced in […]

 Kevin Cody

About Town

Lobster Fest The lobster fest has beefed up this year. The 15th Annual Redondo Beach Surf ‘N Turf Lobster Festival, hosted by the Redondo Beach Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau at the Seaside Lagoon, happens this weekend and features fresh Maine lobster and steak  dinners. Also on the claw and hoof festival menu are […]