This Date in Seal Beach History
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Tag Archives: 1936
How ya gonna keep ’em in Arizona
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Time to say goodbye to the roller coaster and the Jewel City Cafe. Continue reading
On this date on the 1936, Chief Sperry Knighton and the Seal Beach fire department used the city’s hook and ladder truck to rescue a cat from a palm tree in front of 124 11th Street. The reason why this … Continue reading
On this date in 1936, the Los Angeles region experienced a series of power failures, plunging parts of the city into darkness. The first outage struck at 1:32 a.m. An emergency power plant near downtown Los Angeles restored power to some … Continue reading
Aerial Seal Beach – 1936 and 1947 We’re doing things a little different in today’s aerial photos. Instead of presenting just one aerial photo, we’d like to highlight the contrast between two similar shots taken eleven years apart. This is … Continue reading