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Championships mark Seal Beach PONY league closing day

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Depression /Bipolar Support group serves Seal Beach area
Jun 26 @ 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: For more information on mood disorders:
Huntington Beach Depression and Bipolar support group meets
Jun 26 @ 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 or call her at 714-846-6891.
Weight loss group meets every Friday morning in Long Beach
Jun 28 @ 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.
Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge
Jun 29 – Jun 30 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.
Join us at the Historically Speaking Toastmasters Club.
Jul 1 @ 7:00 pm
At 7 p.m., on the first and third Monday of each month, the Historically Speaking Toastmasters Club meets at Fire Station #48, 3131 North Gate Rd., in Seal Beach. For more information visit or call us at 562-598-3696.



Letters to the Editor: published Thursday, June 20, 2019

Hybrid voting system in Leisure World? Whether by design or chance the Golden Rain Foundation (GRF) and Mutual 15 (M15) have combined to mutilate Leisure...

Editor’s notebook: Farewell, Lyle Walter

There is nothing so alarming as when the fragility of life itself shows up on Main Street. Many of us were sad to learn that...

Letters to the Editor: Thursday, June 2, 2019

Dogs should be allowed on the pier The argument that dog paws could be injured on the pier by catching splinters is weak at best....