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February 16th In Seal Beach History

Time to spruce up the Seal Beach pier with electroliers and seats Continue reading

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January 29th In Seal Beach History

Perhaps the most romantic name ever given to a Seal Beach tract. Then again, perhaps not. Continue reading

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January 1st In Seal Beach History

Celebrate the new year with a closer look at Seal Beach’s float in the Tournament of Roses in Pasadena. Continue reading

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August 30th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1914, Guy M. Rush ran this ad in the Sunday edition of the Los Angeles Times. We love these Henri DeKruif seal-themed ads for Seal Beach, and we also think that “Seal Beach–the place where good … Continue reading

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August 2nd in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1914, the Santa Ana Register ran this ad for the new “Atlantic City of the West” — Seal Beach! By now, we’re all familiar with the Seal Beach booster pitch: incredible real estate opportunities, safe beach, fun … Continue reading

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June 24th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1914, a “big auto excursion’ left Santa Ana at 10:30 a.m. sharp to visit Seal Beach to enjoy “the surf, fishing, dancing, and bowling” and, representatives of the Guy M. Rush Company dearly hoped, put money down on … Continue reading

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June 5th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1914, the Santa Ana Register reported that Mrs. Will Edwards of Seal Beach was slowly recovering at the Garden Grove Hospital after having becoming critically ill with pneumonia. This story may not be dramatic, nostalgic, or … Continue reading

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April 11th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1914, the Guy M. Rush Company hosted a special promotional excursion to Seal Beach. A special train left San Bernardino at 8 a.m. with seats reserved for the holders of fifty special $2.35 tickets for the excursion.  … Continue reading

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On The Other Side Of The Tracks

Images of The Week Anaheim Bay – 1914 These four photographs provide an almost 180 degree glimpse of Anaheim Landing take from the Pacific Electric tracks ninety-six years ago. Click on the image for a larger view This shot faces … Continue reading

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Pacific Electric’s 1914 Training Film

The Pacific Electric’s Newport line was crucial to the development of Seal Beach and the coastal cities of Orange County down to Newport Beach. The Pacific Electric red car trolleys once ran along Electric Avenue through the city for most … Continue reading

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