This Date in Seal Beach History
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Some of our most popular posts have featured historical photographs of Seal Beach police officers. These have come to us through the generosity of Stan Berry, a local expert on the Seal Beach Police Department and The Seal Beach Fire … Continue reading
96th Seal Beach Founders Concert – October 2, 2011 Mr. Wackerman was the guest of honor at this year’s founders day event. He shared a few words on his early days teaching music in Seal Beach. Carla Watson, Schelly Sustaric, … Continue reading
Los Angeles Gas and Electric Corp. Steam Plant – 1967 Today’s post is a companion piece to this earlier post featuring film footage of the steam plant being demolished in 1967. Joyce Kucera, who provided the footage in the earlier … Continue reading
Seafarer – 1950s This image comes to us care of a past Seal Beach resident, Bob Robertson. The photo was taken by Bob’s father, Bill Robertson, owner of the Seal Beach Post and Wave newspaper. Bob’s brother, Bill once owned … Continue reading
Los Angeles Gas and Electric Corp. Steam Plant – 1967 One of our more popular posts featured the power plant that once dominated the Seal Beach landscape on First Street. Seal Beach resident Joyce Kucera just recently rediscovered her home … Continue reading
Main Street Mondays – 1950s Main Street in Seal Beach has been a favorite subject for photographers throughout its 95 years of history. Every Monday between now and the end of the Seal Beach Founders Celebration, we’ll be posting a … Continue reading
Seal Beach Images Seal Beach Police Department 1950-1954 It’s been far too long since we’ve posted anything from local historian Stan Berry. One of Stan’s specialties is researching and preserving Seal Beach Police Department heritage, including these four group shots … Continue reading