The California Independent System Operator Corporation has issued a statewide Flex Alert calling for voluntary energy conservation.

The California Independent System Operator has issued a Flex Alert for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 17: California-ISO-issues-Flex-Alert-for-tomorrow-Aug-17.pdf ( The period of concern is 4 – 9 p.m. “Consumers are urged to conserve electricity, especially during the late afternoon and early evening, when the grid is most stressed due to higher demand …continue reading

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The City of Seal Beach has been divided into voting districts for City Council seats for many years. This year’s general election in November will see ten candidates running for three seats with only one incumbent running for re-election. One district, City Council District 1, has an incumbent running. Its …continue reading

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The most immersive Halloween experience in Southern California, Knott’s Scary Farm, returns with unimaginable new scares and terrifying twists for its 49th frightful year. Every inch of the park transforms into everyone’s worst nightmare as the most horrendous monsters await around every corner ready to turn you into their next …continue reading

La Palma City Council

La Palma Mayor Michele Steggell is termed out after two years, leaving an open seat. (She can run for Council again after being off the Council for at least four years.) Council Member Nitesh Patel is running for re-election. According to La Palma City Clerk Kimberly Kenney, there are three …continue reading

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The California Department of Managed Health Care (DMHC) is continuing to monitor access to services for Californians enrolled in Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Inc. (Kaiser Permanente) who may be impacted during a strike by behavioral health care workers in Northern California. “Ensuring California health plans provide timely access to care …continue reading

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The Seal Beach Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect responsible for committing a burglary and stealing a vehicle inside of the Leisure World community. On Sunday, July 24, 2022, at about 5:00 am, an unknown male suspect entered into the maintenance yard located within the …continue reading

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Two Cypress City Council Members are not running in November 2022 — Mayor Pro Tem Anne Hertz-Mallari and Council Member Frances Marquez. One incumbent Council Member is running for re-election — Scott Minikus, who was appointed to fill the vacancy when Stacy Berry resigned. Two incumbent Council Members are termed …continue reading