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Today’s weather forecast for Thursday, July 31

Posted July 31, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 88. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

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Chronic infection, smoke inhalation, or yet to be discovered cause could explain why ancient men and women had atherosclerosis

Posted July 30, 2014 by courtesy

Examining the remarkably preserved mummies of five ancient cultures, the Horus mummy research team discovered atherosclerosis (narrowing of the arteries due to build up of fatty deposits) was present in humans long before we acquired modern lifestyles. In a paper published in this month’s edition of Global Heart (the journal of the World Heart Federation) […]

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Supervisor Moorlach joins Assemblyman Mansoor in announcing opposition to Caltrans toll lanes on the I-405

Posted July 30, 2014 by courtesy

Supervisor John Moorlach will join Assemblyman Allan R. Mansoor in a press conference in opposition to Caltrans’ decision to impose toll lanes on the I-405 on Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 9:00 a.m. outside his District Office in Costa Mesa. The press conference will also feature representatives from city councils along the I-405 corridor. ​Orange […]

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Meet your neighbors for National Night Out at Westminster Mall

Posted July 30, 2014 by courtesy

Turn on your porch light, lock your door and join your neighbors at Westminster Mall for a summer evening outdoors. Westminster Mall, in collaboration with the Westminster Police Department and Target, will present National Night Out on Tuesday, August 5, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Westminster Mall’s south parking lot, located near the […]

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Keep gardens thriving despite August heat

Posted July 30, 2014 by courtesy

With August being the warmest month of the year in Southern California, keeping gardens growing in the heat can be a challenge, say experts at Agromin, a manufacturer of earth-friendly compost products made from organic material collected from more than 50 California cities. Residents can obtain Agromin soil products in bulk or in bags at […]

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Support shelter animals at SBACC’s Wag ‘n’ Walk

Posted July 30, 2014 by courtesy

Going for a walk? Walk your canine pal through Seal Beach to benefit shelter animals. Seal Beach Animal Care Center’s 19th Annual Wag ‘n’ Walk will be held on Saturday, September 27, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Seal Beach Pier. This event will feature shopping, food, entertainment, raffles, and a dog costume […]

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Seal Beach Police Foundation collaborates with National Night Out

Posted July 30, 2014 by courtesy

For several years, Seal Beach has participated in the National Night Out event on the first Tuesday in August. Since its inception in Seal Beach, the host location has been in Old Town at the intersection at Main and Ocean in Old Town. As of this year, it is moving to the Target Center. The […]

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Today’s weather forecast for Wednesday, July 30

Posted July 30, 2014 by courtesy

Today’s local weather: Patchy fog before 11am. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light south wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.

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Cypress starts sewer construction project at Valley View and Orange

Posted July 29, 2014 by courtesy

The Public Works Department will begin construction on the Valley View Street/Orange Avenue Sewer Project, CIP Project No. 79. Preliminary work is scheduled to begin July 28, with major construction beginning August 4. The project will construct two new sewer manholes and will provide additional sewage capacity. Work is expected to be completed at the […]

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Seal Beach Council approves November ballot measure to lower utility users tax

Posted July 29, 2014 by courtesy

The Seal Beach City Council voted unanimously at its July 28 meeting to place a measure on the November 2014 ballot which would give Seal Beach voters the opportunity to update and lower their Utility Users Tax from the current rates paid. Besides reducing the rate, the measure will update it to require equal treatment […]

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Casa Youth Shelter to host summer sale

Posted July 29, 2014 by courtesy

Casa Youth Shelter, located at 10911 Reagan St. in Los Alamitos, invites you to shop our Summer Sale on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, beginning at 7 a.m. and lasting till noon. Please bring your family and friends and shop for furniture, collectibles and other treasures. Guided tours of the shelter will be available during the […]

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Surfer Leila Hurst debuts summer collection at the Vans US Open of Surfing

Posted July 29, 2014 by courtesy

Vans is excited to spotlight surf team rider Leila Hurst on the release of her first-ever head-to-toe women’s collection and proudly welcomes her as the 2014 ASP wildcard into the Vans US Open of Surfing Women’s WCT event. Hurst will compete among surfing’s elite including Carissa Moore and Pauline Ado today in Huntington Beach, California. […]

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