Tag Archives: 1959

April 5th in Seal Beach History

Meet the first Miss Seal Beach Continue reading

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March 15th in Seal Beach History

Teeples finds a new garden spot Continue reading

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February 18th In Seal Beach History

The brief stage career of a Seal Beach cat named Gregarious Continue reading

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September 11th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1960, the Los Angeles Times ran a short article on Phyllis Jay and the Seal Beach Marina Players. In March 1959, Phyllis Jay produced and directed a 30-minute parody of South Pacific for a Huntington Beach … Continue reading

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September 2nd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1959, the Seal Beach Police, acting on a tip from Long Beach Police,  shut down a $4,000 bookie joint at 1605 ½ Seal Way. John L. Allen, 48, and Wilbur J. Hughes, 56, were arrested. Allen, who … Continue reading

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July 10th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1959, the Long Beach Independent ran the following advertisement for the opening of Boatswain’s Locker. Note that the address given in 10 Bolsa Avenue. Today’s locals think of Bolsa Avenue ending at Main Street, but if you look … Continue reading

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June 26th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1959, the Los Angeles Times ran this photo of Vici Larrain, that year’s Miss Seal Beach, modeling a hat she created to qualify for the Orange County Fair queen contest.  – Michael Dobkins  

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