What’s in this week’s Sun – June 17, 2021

What’s in this week’s Sun – June 17, 2021

Finance director reports Seal Beach revenues improving, some slowly

Seal Beach staff is projecting more revenues than expenses for the Fiscal Year 2021-22.  Staff introduced a draft of the budget to the City Council last week.   According to Treasurer/Finance Director Kelly Telford, revenues are generally recovering from the pandemic, though the transient occupancy (hotel bed) tax may not recover for some time.  City Manager Jill Ingram said that, for the first time, the budget would fund improvement projects without… [more]

Seal Beach community says goodbye to ‘Coach G’

When Sandra Gonsalves married her husband John, she knew from the beginning that she would have to make room for his passion. John Gonsalves was the baseball coach at Long Beach State for nearly 20 years before retiring in 1988.  John was a baseball man. A player. A coach. A teacher and mentor. And he never strayed far from the game he loved.  [more]

Griffin girls capture CIF golf title

CIF GOLF CHAMPS – (l-r) Abby Sickles, Keira Cheng, Kylee Gregory, Coach John Haygood, Andrea Camacho, Kate Younger and Sophia Tipton. Not pictured: Janelle Abbott.

It took a better than average score from every player, but the Los Alamitos High girls golf team was able to edge out league rival Edison by one stroke to capture the CIF-SS Division 2 team championship last week at Jurupa Hills Country Club in Riverside.   The Griffins won the first-ever CIF-SS championship in girls golf with a 391-392 score to edge out the Chargers. Keira Cheng and Kylee Gregory, who have been the team’s most consistent top scorers for the team, again led the way. Cheng had a team-best score of 74, shooting just three over par for the course. Gregory was the next best scorer with a 78. [more]

Ethnic Studies: From a student perspective

Hello, valued members of our community. We are a few of the student Griffin Coalition Organizers. As students in favor of the Ethnic Studies course, we believe the implementation of this course and the social justice standards was a necessary step towards a more inclusive and tolerant school environment.   Although some opponents are Los Alamitos parents concerned about the optics of this curriculum change, much of the opposition comes from outside political interest groups with controversial and ill-willed agendas. These groups include MassResistance, the Orange County Classical Academy, and the Proud Boys (as well as Capital Insurrectionists from January 6th). In the rest of this article, we will simply refer to these groups as the opposition and right wing extremists… [more]

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