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May 4th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1933, the Seal Beach city council took measures to balance the general fund  by instituting a new work schedule and pay for the city’s water, street, and janitors. The modified schedule cut four weeks down to three weeks. The … Continue reading

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Powerful Photos

Images of The Week Los Angeles Gas and Electric Corp. Steam Plant – 1925 to 1967 Miss me?  It’s been almost three weeks since the last post, and real life is still interfering with my weekly chores here.  With luck, … Continue reading

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The Streets Will Crack, The Pipes Will Pop

Images of The Week Earthquake Aftermath – March 11, 1933 I hope you don’t mind more cracks, debris and structural damage.   I thought I had just one more post of earthquake photographs from 1933, but I’ve found enough material … Continue reading

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Outdoor Dining Amidst The Rubble

Image of The Week Police Station – March, 1933 click on the image for a larger view I still have more earthquake photographs from 1933 to share, but I’m swamped this week.  I’ll do my best to post the rest … Continue reading

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Broken Highways, Gun Clubs and Mud Volcanoes

Bonus Images of The Week Bolsa Chica Gun Club and Mud Volcanoes – March 11, 1933 Today is the 77th anniversary of the Long Beach Earthquake, and I’m tossing up a few more bonus images of earthquake damage. The Bolsa … Continue reading

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Now They’re Just More Bricks in The Wall

Images of The Week Zoeter School – March 11, 1933 Thus far, March has brought Seal Beach tsunami warnings, flooding, destroyed piers, and now earthquakes. 77 years ago this Wednesday, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook Southern California at 5:54 P.M., … Continue reading

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