What’s in this week’s Sun – January 20, 2022


Remembering, celebrating Victor Grgas

An estimated 250 people gathered around Eisenhower Park on Saturday, to celebrate the life of Victor Grgas, a former Seal Beach City Councilman and long-time servant to the community. One of Grgas’ strongest commitments was to his projects with the Seal Beach Lions Club.
Lion Scott Newton was one of six speakers who share stories and thoughts on Grgas on Saturday. Newton noted that during his days in local politics, Grgas served the community more in the … [more]

Tsunami leaves Seal Beach virtually unharmed

An underwater volcanic eruption near the island nation of Tonga, created a tsunami warning that reached the California coast. The warning for local beaches was for potential high or dangerous surf. Social media posts showed some flooding in areas such as Santa Cruz, but the local beaches, including Seal Beach, were virtually untouched. [more]

Beach trash, parklets of community’s concern

Beach trash from the river and the future of Main Street parklets were cited among the opportunities and challenges that face Seal Beach in the year ahead, according to an informal survey conductedby hSun.
The Sun, as it does every year, posted the same question on various social media platforms. (The Sun also sent out some emails.) [more]

Allison Isle named Hopkinson Elementary ‘Hero’

Following a presentation to the LAUSD Board this week, the Principal of the Francis Hopkinson Elementary School named Allison Isle as the school’s Hero of the Heart.
     “We get to name a hero of the heart and this is something that we do not take lightly,” said Hopkinson Principal Evelyn Garcia, “because we have so many …” [more]


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