Miss Seal Beach Alexis Bach will be in next week’s Miss California competition. In other news, Christmas trees will be picked up until Jan. 10. For these and other stories from Seal Beach, visit www.sunnews.org.

A Leisure World woman who was struck by a car inside the gated retirement community on Sunday, Dec. 21, died Tuesday, Dec. 23. For more information, visit www.sunnews.org.

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For details about  the traffic safety grant, the Crime Log and other stories, visit www.sunnews.org.

The Seal Beach Police Department plans to hold a DUI checkpoint Friday, Dec. 19. In other news, the logo contest for the 2015 1K Kids Fun Run has begun. Columnist Margene Walz advises parents on how to apply for college financing. For these and other stories, visit www.sunnews.org.

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A Sun Region  athlete recently did well  in Winter Nationals for Pepperdine. See story www.sunnews.org.

Model train enthusiasts might want to check out Biagio Faby’s 2014 holiday train display. For details, visit www.sunnews.org.

The National Weather Service has forecast 1 to 2 inches of rain along the Southern California coastline starting late Thursday. The City of Seal Beach has issued a storm warning to residents. For details, visit www.sunnews.org.

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