State makes cities permit street vendors

The City Council this week approved an urgency ordinance establishing business license requirements for street vendors. The vote was 4-1, with District One Councilwoman...

State makes cities permit street vendors

The City Council this week approved an urgency ordinance establishing business license requirements for street vendors. The vote was 4-1, with District One Councilwoman...

Sgt. Rick Ransdell retires after 50 years in law enforcement

Sometime in the 1970s, Rick Ransdell was working as an officer in the Los Angeles Police Department when he and his partner responded to...

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Tourney Champs, MVP

The Los Alamitos High girls basketball team rallied from an 18-point deficit to defeat Orangewood, 47-44, for the championship at the Hawk Holiday Classic...

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Dec
7
Fri

Weight loss group meets every Friday morning in Long Beach

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Dec 7 @ 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.

Dec
10
Mon

Diabetes support group

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Dec 10 all-day

From 6–7:30 p.m., on the second Monday of each month, join the Diabetes Program at MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center for a support group for adults with diabetes. Get support and interaction with peers on a variety of diabetes-related topics, including insulin-pump related issues. The cost of support group is free, and significant others are welcome. For more information, call 562-933-5043. The support group meets in the Fifth Floor classroom of the Long Beach Medical Center at 2801 Atlantic Ave., in Long Beach.

Seal Beach Wordmasters meetings held second and 4th Mondays of the month

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Dec 10 @ 12:29 pm – 1:29 pm

On the second and fourth Monday, 7-8 p.m., Seal Beach Wordmasters (the local Toastmasters Club) meets in the Fire Station Community Room, 3131 North Gate Rd., Seal Beach. Beginners welcome. Seal Beach Yacht Club seeks new members

Dec
12
Wed

Depression /Bipolar Support group serves Seal Beach area

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Dec 12 @ 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

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Dec 12 @ 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.

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Letter to the Editor: Thursday, Nov. 29, 2019

Caltrans abandons cleanup of local freeway interchanges The overgrown weeds and trash on the 605 Freeway from the Katella Avenue on and off ramps south...

Guest Column: Rossmoor Christmas Lights Celebration gearing up for 2018

Here we go! Well, kind of - going absolutely bonkers at the moment, being that as of the weekend after Thanksgiving, my house is...

Letters to the Editor: Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018

Where is tree maintenance? Thanksgiving is just around the corner and our tall palm trees have yet to be trimmed. Residents are taking cover from...