Tag Archives: 1966

September 10th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1966, the Peppermint Playhouse held its last performance of Julius Caesar. Today most people remember it as a child care center located at 225 Main Street, but the Peppermint Playhouse provided Seal Beach with local theatrics for years … Continue reading

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July 28th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1966, Red Devil Fireworks ran this black and white ad in the Long Beach Independent. That year the Scholarship League and Cub Scout pack 105 ran the local Seal Beach fireworks stands at Pacific Coast Highway … Continue reading

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June 20th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1966, the Seal Beach McGaugh Pool officially opened. A joint venture between J. H. McGaugh Intermediate School and the City of Seal Beach, the pool cost $118,000. Students had used the pool during the school year, … Continue reading

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June 12th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1966, the Long Beach Independent Press-Telegram ran this classified ad for Audrey’s Antiques.  Most people remember Aubrey’s Antiques at 132 Main Street (with the waist-high “Audrey’s Antiques” sign inviting pedestrians to step inside and browse), where … Continue reading

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May 29th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1966, the Long Beach Independent Press-Telegram announced that North Sails of Newport Bay was now North Sails of Alamitos Bay. The change was commemorated with a move into a brand new blue and white building at 913 … Continue reading

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April 10th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1966, the Long Beach Independent ran this real estate ad for homes in College Park and El Dorado Park Estates. – Michael Dobkins

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January 5th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1966, The San Bernadino County Sun’s Ocean Fish Report listed the following: Seal Beach: 18 anglers:  177 barracuda, 24 bontio, 2 calico bass, 5 halibut. The forty-nine year old “bontio” typo has been preserved in the … Continue reading

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