What’s in the Sun? – Feb. 10, 2022


Gum Grove Park temporarily closed due to fire danger

Gum Grove Park has been temporarily closed due to increased fire danger amidst high winds and heat.
Out of an abundance of caution, the City of Seal Beach has temporarily closed Gum Grove Park. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory until 4 p.m. today, and a heat advisory through Sunday. This closure will help… [more]

Seal Beach Lions earn club’s highest honor

Seal Beach Lions Jack Deaton and Jennifer Corday recently received Lions International Melvin Jones Fellowship Awards. This is the highest honor a club can bestow upon a member. Incidentally, the Seal Beach Lions Club celebrated its 83rd year of service on Monday, Feb. 7. The Seal Beach club is holding a membership drive in February and March.
To learn more about the Lions Club, contact… [more]

Griffin Boys Win League Soccer Title

The Los Alamitos High School Boys Soccer team captured the Sunset Conference, Surf League Championship, for the second year in a row. Last year they shared the championship with Edison High School, but took sole possession of the league title this past season. Led by 18 seniors the Griffins went 5-1 in League outscoring their opponents with 15 goals for and only 6 goals against. The Griffins will kick off CIF-SS playoffs on … [more]

Universal Transitional Kindergarten is coming to California schools

If you have a child younger than four years old, get ready for a major change in public education. Starting next school year, California’s Universal Transitional Kindergarten (UTK) program will begin its roll out. The end goal is to create an optional grade level that precedes kindergarten.

In a few years, all four-year-olds in California will be able to enroll in UTK. But that’s not all. School districts will also… [more]



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