Tag Archives: 1968

August 3rd in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1967, the 101 Ranch House ran this ad in the Long Beach Independent. The 101 Ranch House originally used a Western motif for its branding back in its first two decades, but a subtle Greek influence slowly began to dominate … Continue reading

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July 7th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1968, the Long Beach Independent ran the following ad for College Park homes. For only $27,950, you could have all the relatives of the guy who wrote this ad for neighbors. – Michael Dobkins

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May 2nd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1968, the Tastee-Freez chain published the following ad for its Tastee Two Fer promotion in the Long Beach Independent. For years the Tastee-Freez in the Seal Beach Shopping Center (listed as Pacific Coast Highway on Main St. … Continue reading

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March 26th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1968, job seekers interested in local law enforcement careers probably circled this ad in the classified section of the Long Beach Independent: Adjusting for forty-seven years of inflation, a $592 monthly salary in 1968 is roughly the … Continue reading

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January 7th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1968, The Independent Press Telegram reported the grand opening of a new unit in College Park. The following advertisement was also printed in the same edition: Eight new model homes were presented, with new floor plans … Continue reading

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