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Los Al/Seal Beach Rotary Club recognizes donors

Rotary’s Paul Harris Fellow (PHF) recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of US$1,000 to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. It was established in 1957...
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Help keep Seal Beach clean with monthly beach clean-up

You’re invited to the Beach Clean-up at Seal Beach this Saturday, April 18, 2015, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Volunteers will meet at the First Street Beach Parking Lot, 15 First St. Register to help SaveOurBeach right here on...
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28th Annual Seal Beach Classic Car Show presents First Annual Seal Beach Vintage Motorcycle Show

Whether you are a fan of 2 or 4 wheel vintage vehicles, the 28th Annual Seal Beach Classic Car Show has something worth getting revved up about! Spearheaded by Tankfarm & Co. in Seal Beach, the First Annual Seal Beach Vinta...
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Coast Modern opens family-run fashion and artisan shop on Main Street in Seal Beach

Coast Modern, a new independent retailer located in historic Seal Beach, is proud to announce its official opening, joining the eclectic mix of Orange County retailers, and offering an exclusive selection of curated local and i...
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Encinitas man steals car in Seal Beach, flees to Dana Point, crashes

Jacob Lightig, age 19, of Encinitas, CA, was arrested for multiple charges, including residential burglary, driving under the influence of alcohol, fleeing the scene of a traffic collision and grand theft auto. On Wednesday, Ap...
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SBPD to hold DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on April 10

Seal Beach Police Department Traffic Unit, part of the Orange County Avoid DUI Task Force, will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Friday, April 10, 2015, at the intersection of PCH and 1st Street between the ...
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Seal Beach residents to receive AlertOC drill call

On April 7, residents of the City of Seal Beach and over two million Orange County residents will receive a call, text or email at 3 p.m. to test the County’s regional mass notification system, known as AlertOC. Residents are...
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Beware of phone scams, warns SBPD

The Seal Beach Police Department wants the public to be aware of phone scams.  Criminals will call unsuspecting victims on the phone and tell elaborate stories to convince the victim that they owe money and must pay immediatel...
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Seal Beach Police caution riders on offensive motorcycle exhaust noise

Cruising along the coast on a motorcycle is part of Southern California culture for many motorcycle enthusiasts. Seal Beach is a beautiful and inviting area to tour and visit on a motorcycle. The Seal Beach Police Department is...
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SBPD arrests man for attempting to sell fake diamond

Seal Beach Police Detectives arrested Earl Howard of Compton, CA. (date of birth – Jan. 2, 1956) for attempting to sell a fake diamond. In March 2015, a subject contacted a local Main Street business to post an advertisement ...
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Todd Spitzer responds to remark about Dekraai case by Susan Krang Schroeder

In response to the recent statement made by District Attorney’s Chief of Staff Susan Krang Schroeder that, “Spitzer is running for D.A. on the graves of eight murdered people,” (A Fight They Won’t Take On, Supervisors H...
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Seal Beach Animal Care Center to sponsor “Back in Black” Month this April

It is a sad fact that wonderful black dogs and cats linger far too long in animal shelters, merely because their fur is the “wrong” color. Whether the reason is superstition or something else, it is heartbreaking to...
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Top Ten Stories for March 15 through March 21

These were the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts): Seal Beach resident Jack Haley passes JFTB-based Army Reserve unit to deploy to Kuwait Courtroom diary: The people vs, S...
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Seal Beach PD issues traffic alert for March 21 due to Run Seal Beach

The annual Run Seal Beach event is this Saturday, March 21, 2015 and it will cause many of the streets in the Old Town area to be closed from vehicle movement prior and during the event. Street closures will begin around 6 a.m....
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