What’s new today – June 8, 2021

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What’s new today – June 8, 2021

Some Rossmoor residents are upset that the Orange County Board of Education will be  renting the Rush Park auditorium to host two town halls on “ethnic studies” and “social justice” curriculums.

In the sports world the Los Alamitos softball team (19-6), plays at home against top-seeded Norco, which is 26-1.  The Griffins, who began the season 10-0 before losing six of its next eight during a horrible team-wide hitting slump, handed Norco its only loss of the season on March 23.  The Griffins defeated La Mirada 5-0 on Saturday in Division 1.

Los Al High sophomore quarterback keeps getting attention from big-time colleges (Alabama, Auburn, and Oklahoma among them) and reportedly is going to announce his pick on July 18.

The Los Al Griffins baseball team plays at El Dorado today in a second-round Division II p[layof game.  The Griffins took advantage of five Pacifica errors to down the Mariners 5-3 in the playoff opener on Friday.

Seal Beach’s Alex Merrill finished in third place at the 4th annual South Bay Paddle, which returned to competition after a year off for Covid.

Former Griffin basketball standout Landry Fields (LAHS ’06), and former pro (NY Kncks, Toronto Raptors) now an assistant general manager with the is getting some serious rumor buzz about heading to the Boston Celtic front office. “All teams are monitoring Landry Fields,” said a Western Conference executive, “because he’s going to get a real shot here to run his own team soon.”  Fields also gets a lot of ink at the CBS Sports website when he comments on the development of Hawk player Trae Young.

Seal Beach’s donut consumers got a big thumbs up in the LAist list of the Southland’s top donut shops.  “We also boast some of the kindest donut-eaters, like the customers of Donut City in Seal Beach. They kept buying out the store’s stock so owner John Chhan could close early to spend time with his wife, who had a brain aneurysm.”

And in the OC Breeze’s “We Got Letters” department, some residents of Seal Beach are upset that the police department there is picking and choosing among many worthwhile non-profits to determine who gets a patch and who doesn’t.

And if you got a few extra bucks lying around, the Seal Beach Water Tower house is up for sale at $4.95 million.

 

Author: losaltv

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