0 Schools Seal Beach parents, it's time to prepare for your kids to return to school with the Los Alamitos Unified School District mid-August. Miranda Ceja , Patch Staff Posted Reply SEAL BEACH, CA — Back-to-school planning has already begun with calendars available to help parents prepare for the first day back to school with the Los Alamitos Unified School District. The Los Alamitos Unified School District services families living in Seal Beach and Los Alamitos. Here are some important dates to note for Los Alamitos Unified families for the 2022-23 academic school year. Los Alamitos Unified School District: First Day : Aug. 15 Fall/Thanksgiving Break : Nov. 21-25 Winter Break : Dec. 23 - Jan. 6 President's Week Break: Feb. 20-24 Spring Break : April 10-14 Last Day: June 8 Other Holidays/Events: Labor Day: Monday, Sept. 5 Veterans Day: Friday, Nov. 11 Martin … [Read more...] about Back To School In Seal Beach: 2022-23 School Calendar
Members of the Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific Marine Mammal Team pose May 15, 2013, with one of the Navy's specially trained Atlantic bottle-nosed dolphins. The team, along with the dolphin, are responsible for the discovery and (Alan Antczak) NEW You can now listen to Fox News articles! A Navy dolphin training to look for mines off the coast of San Diego found a museum-worthy 19th-century torpedo on the seafloor, military officials said. The brass-coated, retro wonder of technology was one of the first self-propelled torpedoes used by the U.S. Navy. Just 50 of these so-called Howell torpedoes were made and only one other example has been recovered; it sits in the Naval Undersea Museum in Keyport, Wash., outside of Seattle. [pullquote] The 130-year-old, 11-foot-long weapon was discovered back in March during a mine-hunting exercise that the Space and Naval warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific) was conducting with bottlenose … [Read more...] about Navy dolphin finds 130-year-old torpedo
This is a carousel. Use Next and Previous buttons to navigate 3 I’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about harvesting potatoes, as a lot of gardeners aren’t quite sure when, exactly, to dig them up. And who could blame them? Size, scent and firmness inform the maturity of most fruits and vegetables, but our senses can’t help us here. Dig potatoes too early, and you’ll harvest a measly crop of minuscule tubers. You’ll also risk stressing the plant and its precious root system, so although you could replant the unready potato, it might not thrive. Wait too long, and your potatoes may get damaged by frost, or begin to sprout, crack or rot underground. It’s enough to drive you starch-raving mad! To find the sweet spot, examine the above-ground portion of your plant. Stop watering when at least half of its leaves have turned yellow. This will typically occur between 60 and 120 days from planting, depending on potato variety and, to some … [Read more...] about Unearthing your potato harvest: How do you know when to dig?
0 Traffic & Transit Access to Antonio Parkway for south Orange County residents may be limited during construction. Here's what to know. Miranda Ceja , Patch Staff Posted Reply RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, CA — Rancho Santa Margarita residents can expect construction on Antonio Parkway starting August and lasting until September, Orange County Public Works announced. Public works crews will be hard at work as they complete a "grind and overlay" road resurfacing project along the northern stretch of Antonio Parkway, in the Ladera Ranch and Las Flores areas of Orange County, along with the City of Rancho Santa Margarita. The construction site starts south of Oso Parkway and continues roughly two miles north, according to OC Public Works. According to a news release, the construction is scheduled to start Monday and last until September. Construction will start at 8:30 a.m. every weekday and end at 5:30 p.m., according … [Read more...] about Street Construction On Antonio Parkway: Delays, What To Know
0 Community Corner CEO Jennifer Friend of Project Hope Alliance, a resource for homeless Orane County students, was herself homeless while attending HBHS. Ashley Ludwig , Patch Staff Posted | Updated Reply HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA — Project Hope Alliance and CEO Jennifer Friend have one mission in mind: end the cycle of homelessness in Orange County, and ultimately the nation, one child at a time. This year, they implement a three-year, $600,000 grant funded by a private foundation. That significant gift has enabled Project Hope Alliance to expand from Newport Mesa Unified School District to both Santa Ana schools and Huntington Beach High School, the very halls she walked when she was a student without a home. Project Hope Alliance serves homeless students, Kindergarten through High School. Their support team consists of people on school sites from janitorial staff to nurses and on site case workers. "We're on all … [Read more...] about Former Homeless Graduate Leads Project Hope For Unhoused Students
0 Community Corner He's a high school senior with his gaze set on the future, but this Orange County young man will never forget the story of his past. Ashley Ludwig , Patch Staff Posted Reply ORANGE COUNTY, CA — Dilan Oezkan, a Saddleback High School Senior and Simon Scholar, was celebrated for his accomplishments by the Orange County Board of Supervisors. Oezkan, 18, carries a 4.4-grade point average, works part-time at Chick Fil A, as he has since he was a freshman. Like many kids in Orange County, he appeared on Television as a child. Unlike many Orange County kids, he grew up homeless. The Oezkan family was one of many interviewed on film in the HBO documentary"Homeless: The Motel Kids of Orange County." The story painted a grim picture of families sharing one room, kids dreaming of a future, a home, and a better life. "There were points where I was at rock bottom," Oezkan told the OCDE Newsroom. "I slept … [Read more...] about Former Homeless ‘Motel Kid Of OC’ Goes To College