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Seal Beach Police reminds public of Labor Day DUI checkpoints

Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many Americans, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the unofficial end of the summer season. Unfortunately, it also means a sharp incre...
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Long Beach Police Officer shoots pit bull loosed by sexual assault suspect

On Aug. 29, 2014, at approximately 10:35 p.m., Long Beach Police responded to the San Gabriel Riverbed near Pacific Coast Highway to investigate a report of a sexual assault that occurred to a 40-year-old female from Seal Beach...
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Top Ten Stories for Aug. 24 through Aug. 30

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): City of Long Beach warns of storm surge Another Second Amendment victory in California Seal Beach mayor on high surf and...
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Rotary Club hosts 23rd Annual Fishing Derby at Seal Beach Pier

The Rotary Club of Los Alamitos/Seal Beach held its 23rd Annual Fishing Derby on Saturday, August 23rd on the Seal Beach Pier. More than 75 children enjoyed the beautiful day by participating in the catch and release event. The...
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High surf caused by Hurricane Marie pounds Seal Beach Municipal Pier on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Photo courtesy of Seal Beach Mayor Ellery Deaton.

Seal Beach mayor on high surf and flooding

As you know Hurricane Marie took an unexpected turn last night. Tuesday night the surf was forecasted to be between 8′ – 10′. Larger waves 12′ – 14′ began rolling in. These larger waves combi...
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Seal Beach closes municipal pier, warns of possible flooding

The Seal Beach Police Department sent out an advisory earlier that the Seal Beach municipal pier has been closed because of current surf conditions. The Department also warns of possible flooding at high tide. Sandbags are avai...
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Elderly Seal Beach woman dies after coming down with West Nile Virus

A Seal Beach resident in her 80s with underlying medical conditions died last week with complications of West Nile Virus (WNV) infection. Test results received this week confirmed WNV infection; of which she had the more severe...
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Seal Beach Police plan DUI checkpoint for Aug. 27 and Aug. 31

Labor Day weekend is coming up. For many Americans, that means an extra day off, backyard and beach barbecues, visiting friends and family, and the unofficial end of the summer season. Unfortunately, it also means a sharp incre...
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Seal Beach invites residents into a conversation about conserving water

Water is essential to quality of life in Seal Beach. We cannot thrive without it. Unfortunately, California’s water system is in a crisis. Although there have been droughts before, for the first time in the state’s history,...
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DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint planned for August 16 in Seal Beach

Seal Beach Police Department Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on August 16, 2014, at an undisclosed location within the city limits between the hours of 6:00 p.m. to 3:30 a.m. The deterrent ef...
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Closure of Seal Beach Blvd. onramp to northbound I-405 for two months. Graphic courtesy of OCTA.

West Orange County Connectors construction highlights for the week of Aug. 11

On Wednesday night, Aug. 13 the contractor will perform a traffic shift on the southbound I-405 connector to the eastbound SR-22 freeway. Crews will shift traffic from the outside to the inside lanes of the connector; two lanes...
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OC Registrar of Voters lists 2014 elections with candidate filing extensions

The Registrar of Voters announced today that the nomination period has been extended until August 13, 2014, 5:00 p.m. for the offices listed below because the incumbent failed to file Nomination Papers by the August 8, 2014 dea...
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Seven candidates file to run for three Seal Beach Council seats

Three Council seats are up for re-election in Seal Beach in November, complicated by the way the City is organized into Districts. Nominations close today at 5 p.m., unless an incumbent does not file for re-election. Currently,...
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Los Alamitos Police Officer Justine Kim and Los Alamitos Police Chief Todd Mattern. Photo courtesy of Los Alamitos/Seal Beach Rotary.

Los Alamitos Police Officer Justine Kim speaks to Rotary Club

The Rotary Club of Los Alamitos/Seal Beach was pleased to have Officer Justine Kim of the Los Alamitos Police Department speak to the club on Tuesday, August 5. Officer Kim discussed her cultural background, experiences growing...
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