What’s new in The Sun – May 26, 2022


Seal Beach City Council supports California’s ‘CARE Court’

This week, the Seal Beach City Council approved a resolution supporting the “CARE Court” program. The vote was unanimous. District One Councilman/Mayor Joe Kalmick spoke in support of the proposal.  This was the first item on the agenda.
Background — “The Community Assistance, Recovery and Empowerment (CARE) Court is a new State-level proposal to get people with mental health and substance use disorders the … [more]

Local mom’s new children’s book aims to help kids use yoga to be empowered by their emotions

Parenting is the toughest job in the world. Talk to any parent these days and they will likely share that raising kids during the last two years of the coronavirus pandemic has been even more challenging.
Local mother and children’s book author Kara Kotecki can relate. The mother of two daughters at McGaugh Elementary school in Seal Beach saw her youngest child dealing with …[more]

SBPD Community Oriented Policing Team shifts priorities, schedule

By Lt. Nick Nicholas  –  Hi Seal Beach!  Despite the gloomy mornings we’ve had lately, I’m excited to announce that the unofficial start to Summer begins this Memorial Day Weekend!
This weekend also marks the time when our Community Oriented Policing Team switches their primary responsibility and schedule.  During the non-summer months COP Team is used to act as liaisons for.. [more]

Council approves service agreement to replace beach lot parking meters

The City Council on Monday, May 23, approved an amendment to a current professional services agreement (contract) with Parkeon, Inc. The agreement would have Parkeon replace the single-space parking meters in the three beach lots. This was a Consent Calendar item and was approved without discussion.
Seal Beach has three metered parking lots in the Main Street area, with 74 meters for single parking spaces, according to… [more]

Crime Log – April 20-May 1

Wednesday, April 20  –  • Battery (Priority 2)—6:10 a.m.—Pacific Coast Highway—Police received a report that a man aged 50 to 60 hit an employee. As of 6:11 a.m., he was walking out the store. He was using a walker. As of 6:12 a.m., police were told he appeared to be a transient man. As of 6:13 a.m., police were told he attempted to steal property, but the property was recovered. The property included… [more]


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