Tag Archives: 1958

October 12th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1958, the Long Beach Independent Press Telegram ran a profile of Seal Beach resident Clark Pettingill of 205 Fifth Street and what he called “The Pettingill Apple Tree.” Seal Beach is not famed for its fruit-producing … Continue reading

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September 7th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1958, the Long Beach Independent Press-Telegram ran a profile of Gene Harding, the manager of the Marina Shores tract in Seal Beach and the 1957 Long Beach Sales Executive Club’s Salesman of the Year under the … Continue reading

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August 18th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1957, The Los Angeles Times did a short profile on the recently completed renovations of the Girl Scout club house at 257 Seventh Street. The project was launched with a presentation at J. H. McGaugh School … Continue reading

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April 20th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1958, the Argo Gallery at 142 Main Street opened an exhibit of artist Ray White’s paintings and drawings with a reception from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m..  Naples resident White taught painting at Long Beach City … Continue reading

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March 30th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1958, the Long Beach Independent ran the following real estate ad enticing the reader to “Live At The Beach in smog free Marina Shores.” Bordered by Bolsa Avenue and Bay Boulevard (now Seal Beach Boulevard, Marina Shores … Continue reading

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February 18th In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1959, the Long Beach Independent dropped the curtain on the finale of a typical show biz story. We’ve all heard weepy tales about a young, first-time actress, just bursting with natural talent, getting cast in a … Continue reading

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