What’s in the Sun -Dec. 16, 2021


Matriarch of Seal Beach Symphony nominated for Grammy

     Sangeeta Kaur, the matriarch of the Seal Beach Symphony, has officially been nominated for a GRAMMY® award for her performance on “Mythologies,” an album composed by pianist and composer Danaë Xanthe Vlasse.
Kaur, a celebrated soprano, and her husband Hai have donated $100,000 to jumpstart the Seal Beach Symphony said Chad Berlinghieri, Artistic Director of … [more] Symphony.

Update: Republic Services trash strike apparently ends before Seal Beach feels impact

The Republic Services trash strike is apparently over. On Thursday morning, Dec. 16, the Seal Beach Police Department Facebook page said in part: “Republic has reached a tentative agreement with the Teamsters Union and as a result the strike is over. Thursday trash collection customers will have their trash picked up this Friday and Friday customers will have their trash picked up on… [more]


Kalmick gets second term as mayor

At the last scheduled meeting of 2021, two Seal Beach council members were nominated to serve as mayor in 2022. One candidate voted for the other, resulting in the re-election of District One Councilman Joe Kalmick as mayor.  The 2022 mayor pro tem is District Three Councilman Mike Varipapa.
In Seal Beach, voters select the City Council members at four-year intervals that depend on …[more]

Pressure defense sparks Griffin girls hoops to win

Using a stifling press defense, the Los Alamitos High girls basketball team jumped out to a big early lead and had little trouble holding off Canyon High of Anaheim with a 63-32 non-league win on Saturday at Los Alamitos High.
The Griffins’ defense created several steals and turnovers as Los Al jumped out to quick 10-2 lead. After a 20-2 lead, Canyon found some room to score, but… [more]


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