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June 11th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1962, Long Beach Independent columnist Ralph Hinman Jr. recounted his search for a disappearing breed, the bearded beatniks, “devotees of Zen Buddhism and Jack (On The Road) Kerouac” who once dwell in cold-water pads in the seaside … Continue reading

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May 11th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1962, the new Seal Beach branch of the Orange County Library was dedicated in an afternoon ceremony at 8th Street and Central Avenue. In May 1973, the Seal Beach City Council unanimously passed a resolution requesting that the … Continue reading

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February 9th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1962, fans of international music could trot down Main Street to the Rouge et Noir, Seal Beach’s own folk club, and enjoy some Spanish folk dancing from Los Flamencos with Benito Palacio on the guitar and … Continue reading

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Greetings From Seal Beach

Main Street Mondays – 1962 Main Street in Seal Beach  has been a favorite subject for photographers throughout its 95 years of history.  Every Monday between now and the end of the Seal Beach Founders Celebration, we’ll be posting a … Continue reading

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