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Seal Beach PD leads the way in multi-agency operation that nets 10 arrests

During a press conference on the afternoon of April 16, Seal Beach Police Chief Joe Stilinovich announced the arrests of ten members of the Long Beach-based Insane Crips gang, as part of Operation Crossover. The suspects are al...
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Seal Beach supports double amputee’s cross-country ride for veterans

Rob Jones’s journey started back in 2010. He was a Marine Corps combat engineer deployed in Afghanistan when an IED severely injured him, resulting in the amputation of both his legs. After being fitted for prosthetics, J...
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Larry Strawther’s Seal Beach history to be published later this month

Today’s famously friendly Seal Beach had a rough and rowdy past. Publication date: April 22, 2014 The wooden pier, tree-lined Main Street and ocean views, coupled with a prosperous and happy community, led Forbes magazine to ...
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Seal Beach Police and OCFA to conduct active shooter exercise at McGaugh Elementary

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, between 7:00 AM and 7:00 PM, the Seal Beach Police Department (SBPD) and Orange County Fire Authority will be conducting a live training/ActiveShooter Exercise within the eastern portions of McGaugh ...
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Leisure World resident dies while hospitalized after being struck by car

On Monday, April 7, 2014 at 4:20 p.m., Seal Beach Police Officers were dispatched to a report of a traffic collision with injuries in Leisure World at Interlachen Road and St. Andrews Dr. After arriving, police learned that a 2...
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Sword-wielding burglar arrested by Seal Beach Police

On April 3, 2014, at 7:36 PM Seal Beach Police Officers arrested Jason Chad Johnson, 47 years of age, after he was witnessed burglarizing a home under construction in Leisure World, Seal Beach. After being confronted by the wit...
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Run Seal Beach celebrates 40th Ruby Anniversary

Run Seal Beach is quickly approaching, and you should be getting ready to run! Both the kid’s 1K Fun Run and the 5/10K Run have sold out to the maximum capacity of 6,000 total. “We are thrilled with the community response. ...
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Long Beach Transit routes returning to Seal Beach

Long Beach Transit Routes 131 and 171 will return to the City of Seal Beach. The routes were terminated in August 2012 and their return has been eagerly anticipated. The termination of the routes most adversely affected seniors...
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City of Seal Beach offers information about summer vacation rentals

Summer is fast approaching and many families are preparing for vacations at the beach. The City of Seal Beach is a popular destination for vacationers and tourists. Its quaint, small town atmosphere, abundant beachfront propert...
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West Orange County Connectors Project construction highlights for Monday, March 31, through Saturday, April 5

Last week crews began removing concrete barrier in the center median of the southbound I-405, near Seal Beach Boulevard. This work will continue at night through Saturday, April 5. Please be advised, this work may be loud and d...
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Top Ten Stories for March 23 through March 29

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): 5.4 magnitude quake hits east of Sonora High in La Habra 3.6 magnitude quake near Sonora High School in La Habra Orange ...
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Seal Beach PetSmart robbed at gunpoint

On March 27, 2014 at 3:15 p.m., the “PetsMart” located at 12341 Seal Beach Blvd., Seal Beach, reported that an armed robbery had just occurred. Witnesses stated the suspect produced a handgun and demanded money. He fled the...
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Clean-up help needed after Run Seal Beach

Save Our Beach is looking for volunteers to help out on Saturday, April 5, to collect trash and recycling at Run Seal Beach. They are especially seeking people who can lift 50lbs or more and happen to be early risers. Free pa...
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Prominent community leaders join Susan G. Komen Orange County Board of Directors

Susan G. Komen Orange County has announced its 2014-2015 board of directors, which includes the additions of two new Orange County community leaders. Joseph Stein, owner and founder of Simply Innovate LLC, and Dr. Robina Smi...
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