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Aug
17
Fri
Weight loss group meets every Friday morning in Long Beach
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

From 10 to 11 a.m., every Friday, the weight loss group TOPS, (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets in the Social Hall of the Christ Lutheran Church, at 6500 Stearns St., in Long Beach. The group has weekly meetings and weigh-ins; up to date health and nutritional information and fun, meaningful programs. TOPS is a friendly group working toward the same goal—to reach a healthy weight.

Everyone is welcome. Dues are $2 per week, with a once a year national fee of $34. A visit is free. For more information, call 562-439-2264.

Aug
22
Wed
Depression /Bipolar Support group serves Seal Beach area
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm

At 7 p.m., Wednesdays, the DBSALongBeach offers an open support group meeting for people diagnosed with mood disorders and their friends where members help one another by sharing effective ways of coping with Depression and Bipolar Disorder. It is held in the Veteran Administration Campus on Seventh St. in Long Beach. For directions: www.dbsaoc.org/dbsalb.

For more information on mood disorders: www.dbsalliance.org.

Huntington Beach Depression and Bipolar support group meets
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

From 7-9 p.m., Wednesdays, the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance-Orange County hosts a support group for individuals with bipolar disorder or major depressive disorder. The group is for patients and family/friends, ages 18 and older. The group meets in the Hall Conference Room next to the Music Ministry Office, on the South side of the . Bonaventure Catholic Parish at 16400 Springdale St., Huntington Beach. The cross street is Heil Avenue.

For more information, email Kristen Pankratz at kpan@att.net or call her at 714-846-6891.

Aug
24
Fri
Weight loss group meets every Friday morning in Long Beach
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

From 10 to 11 a.m., every Friday, the weight loss group TOPS, (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets in the Social Hall of the Christ Lutheran Church, at 6500 Stearns St., in Long Beach. The group has weekly meetings and weigh-ins; up to date health and nutritional information and fun, meaningful programs. TOPS is a friendly group working toward the same goal—to reach a healthy weight.

Everyone is welcome. Dues are $2 per week, with a once a year national fee of $34. A visit is free. For more information, call 562-439-2264.

Aug
25
Sat
Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge
Aug 25 all-day

On the last Saturday of each month, escorted tours of the National Wildlife Refuge in Seal Beach are held on the grounds of the Naval Weapons Station Seal Beach (except for December, when there is no tour). US citizens only. Government issue photo ID is required for all adults. Smoking and weapons are prohibited. Taking photos of Navy personnel or buildings is prohibited. Reservations are required by the Wednesday before the event. For reservations or information, call 562-598-1024.

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Veterans Stories: Utah Jack: an un-recognized Seal Beach hero

Utah Jack’s diary follows The Sullivan’s days, weeks, and months at war in the Pacific during 1944-1945. More stories from his diary will follow. The...

Letters to the Editor: Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018

Sales tax increase? As a SB resident since 2000, I can’t support ANY sales tax increase. More money doesn’t cure inefficiency. This city needs to...

Veterans Stories: 26 secret missions for Merrill’s Marauders

During World War II, the United States and Great Britain divided the world into five theaters of operation. The China, India, Burma theater was...