What’s in this week’s Sun? – August 8, 2019

What’s in this week’s Sun

Officials seek solutions to river trash that washes ashore in Seal Beach

A council member and a planning commissioner are separately working on addressing the on-going problem of trash going into the San Gabriel River and washing up on the sands of Seal Beach. (In related news, the next Save Our Beach cleanup event in Seal Beach will be held from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Aug. 17.) [read more]

City officials comment on pier survey

The Sun asked local officials for their comments on a recent social media survey of residents. As reported last week, an unscientific survey on two social media platforms asked the public what they wanted to see at the end of the pier.  The mayor would like to see a decision about the end of the Seal Beach Pier by the end of the year. A councilwoman said the decision about what to do with the end of the pier wouldn’t be an easy decision.  [read more]

Reporter’s Notebook: Fishing on Seal Beach Pier is legal until at least 2033

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife website says you don’t need a fishing license to fish from a public pier.  The Seal Beach Pier is a public pier.  An agreement between our city and the state wildlife agency will keep fishing on the pier until at least 2033. [read more]

Living life on the Highway

Larry Kidd wouldn’t consider himself a neat-freak but admits that seeing litter has always bugged him, especially when it’s in the College Park West community of Seal Beach where he lives with his wife.   Two years ago, as Kidd was planting bougainvillea along College Park Drive, the entrance to their residential tract, which borders State Route 22. A Caltrans truck pulled up and a maintenance worker scolded Kidd for planting too close to Caltrans’ fence on the right-of-way. [read more]

Letters to the Editor: published Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

What was called a Farmer’s market in a small blurb in the Sun newspaper is actually the same Huntington Beach street fair that merchants and residents rejected less that a year ago. The article doesn’t mention the 100 block of Main Street will be closed and it’s 130 parking places shut down. Nor does it mention the pop up vendors that are going to be there every week. They don’t have to have a city license and they get free parking [read more]

Author: losaltv


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