State officials are expected to require Seal Beach to reduce water consumption by 8 percent, based on 2013 water usage. But Seal Beach has already reduced water use by 5 percent. So residents and businesses will only need to cut back its consumption by 3 percent to meet the state mandate. For details, visit

Several downtown Seal Beach roads will be closed for the Seal Beach Classic Car Show. For details on this and other local stories, visit

An on-going felony case continues to move slowly through the courts. In Letters to the Editor, readers sound off on such varied topics as the Golden Rain Foundation of Leisure World and the memorial plans for victims of the Salon Meritage murders. Coyotes have made their presence felt in Seal Beach’s College Park West neighborhood. Meanwhile, Seal Beach is revved up for the 28th annual Classic Car Show. For details on these and other stories, visit

As the week began, the Public Works Department removed mysterious stenciled graffiti from Seal Beach sidewalks, mostly in the Main Street area. For this and other news, visit

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Other communities are facing deeper cuts. For details, visit

For news about the Youth Center’s Teen Camp and Summer Day Camp, visit