What’s in this week’s Sun – August 12, 2021

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What’s in this week’s Sun – August 12, 2021

Pack your masks: back-to-school season begins for Los Alamitos Unified District

You could feel the excitement in the air at Jack L. Weaver Elementary school last Wednesday.  Students, parents, teachers and staff filled the Rossmoor campus, exuding an energy that matched the sunshine of the summer morning.
“Happy first day!” staff said as they greeted families entering campus.   “Hallelujah!” one mother rejoiced, throwing her arms into the air.
After more than a year of instruction impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, students at Weaver are the first in the Los Alamitos Unified School District to start… [more]


Seal Beach Lifeguards retrieve lost prosthetic leg

Last Thursday, Aug. 5, a visitor from Oregon was in Seal Beach to get her prosthetic leg fitted.
Then she somehow lost it while swimming near the pier. “The prosthetic leg is made out of carbon fiber and titanium which does not float,” wrote Seal Beach Marine Safety Chief Joe Bailey in an email.
The Oregon woman notified Seal Beach Lifeguards and  Marine Safety Officer Mike Diller organized a group of Lifeguards to search for … [more]


Seal Beach’s Rachel Fattal wins second gold medal

Seal Beach’s Rachal Fattal and the USA Women’s Water Polo Team will bring home gold medals when they return from Tokyo.
The final match was between the United States and Spain teams. The U.S. won, 14-5.
This was Fattal’s second Olympic gold medal in a row. It was her team’s third gold medal in … [more]


Council shifts gears on head-in parking

    The Seal Beach Municipal Code currently requires head-in parking.
    And the Seal Beach City Council on Monday, Aug. 9, decided to keep the requirement, but have the police issue warnings. Meanwhile, staff has been directed to look at the signage.
They didn’t actually cast a vote. Instead, based on the advice of the city attorney, they simply did not … [more] 


Seal Beach seeks board members for new Historic Resources Foundation

Seal Beach officials this week began taking applications for members to the newly formed Seal Beach Historic Resources Foundation. The City Council would appoint the first five board members for the non-profit entity. The deadline to apply is Friday, Aug. 27. “You do not have to be a resident of the city or a resident of a particular district,” said District One Councilman/Mayor Joe Kalmick during this week’s City Council meeting.
The council is scheduled to appoint the directors at the Sept. 13, City Council meeting.
Officials envisioned the Foundation as an entity that would operate… [more]


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