By David N. Young – A Rossmoor veteran who founded a military think tank in Huntington Beach has been summoned to Washington to educate lawmakers on what he calls a destructive legal doctrine doing “irreparable harm to active-duty service members.” Following twenty years of service in the California National Guard, Dwight Stirling founded a nonprofit organization to “restore, protect and safeguard the legal rights of active-duty service members.” more
By Brooklynn Wong -Residents continue to express opinions on how “LARC Park” ought to be designed. The roughly nine acres donated to the city (near the corner of Cerritos Avenue and Lexington Drive/Denni Street) by the owners of the Los Alamitos Race Course (LARC) have been the center of some recent controversy in Cypress. Those residents that have been vocal in expressing an opinion say they want a multi-use park that is unlocked and open to public use. They have been spooked by any number of rumors, including but not limited to, that the park will be mostly made up of soccer fields, potentially for only a couple of organized sports clubs to use, and locked when not in use. more
With the retirement of Dr. Sherry Kropp, Dr. Andrew Pulver became the new Superintendent of the Los Alamitos Unified School District this week. He issued the following statement. “It is with a joyful and humble heart that I begin today in this new role. I am incredibly blessed to serve our Los Al family; our students, staff, families and community! I am overwhelmed with gratitude as I witness the relentless dedication and hard work of our teachers, support staff, administrators, Personnel Commissioners, LAEF, families, PTA, community members, and school and District support groups who join us in Igniting Unlimited Possibilities in Academics, Athletics, Activities, and the Arts! I admire the visionary leadership of the Board of Education, Diana Hill, Meg Cutuli, Karen Russell, Dave Boyer, and Marlys Davidson, who continue to be extraordinary leaders in our commitment to provide the very best education possible to all students. more
On Sunday, April 14, Seal Beach Republican Women Federated held a blind wine tasting fundraiser at the lovely Seal Beach home of Nancy and Neil Herbert. Special guests included California Assemblyman Tyler Diep and Republican National Committeeman Shawn Steel.
Both Diep and Steel shared their post-2018 midterm election analysis and how current politics affects the Seal Beach community and state. For example, Diep said Republicans must be more proactive by having voter registration tables at events, participating and holding rallies and getting the conservative message out.