Author Archives: Michael Dobkins

July 13th in Seal Beach History

It’s a sad day when a Pacific Electric ad features a bus. Continue reading

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July 12th in Seal Beach History

It would not be right to close the most beautiful Cafe in Southern California. Continue reading

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July 11th in Seal Beach History

Shalen Shonka has a run-in with the law for walking. Continue reading

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Bonus July 10th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 2019, a bonus “This Date in Seal Beach History” update was posted. We’re more than halfway through 2019 with 191 dates covered with at least one post. This year, I’ve written 46 new posts to fill … Continue reading

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July 10th in Seal Beach History

Boatswain’s Locker makes an announcement. Continue reading

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July 9th in Seal Beach History

The world’s most eminent business and social advisor lived here. Continue reading

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July 8th in Seal Beach History

Their specialty was haircuts designed to suit you. Continue reading

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July 7th in Seal Beach History

The College Park real estate ads just get weirder and weirder. Continue reading

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July 6th in Seal Beach History

Turkish singer/dancer Zerina offers to solve Seal Beach’s budget crisis. Continue reading

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July 5th in Seal Beach History

When waiter W. J. Doyle quits, he doesn’t mess around. Continue reading

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