Tag Archives: 1975

May 9th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1975, Gina’s Italiano Restaurant advertised its Mother’s Day specials in the Long Beach Independent.   Don’t drive down to the Rossmoor Center to look for Godmother Gina or Lady Chef Sylvia this Sunday. They, the Italiano restaurant, and those … Continue reading

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May 6th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1975, the Ranch House Restaurant at 1600 Pacific Coast Highway advertised their Mother’s Day menu specials in the Long Beach Independent. We had to balance out yesterday’s Mother’s Day post with something absolutely non-ironic. Now I’m hungry. – … Continue reading

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April 5th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1975, Seal Beach held an official ground-breaking ceremony for the 12 block long and hundred foot wide park between the lanes of Electric Avenue. The ceremony was held at 8th and Electric Avenue, and a full day of … Continue reading

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April 4th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1975, the Long Beach Independent ran the following ad for Susie’s Cafeteria (formerly Manning’s Cafeteria). Today, 13900 Seal Beach Boulevard is the address of a Chase Bank branch (formerly Susie’s Cafeteria). – Michael Dobkins

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March 29th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1975, the Long Beach Independent ran the following advertisement:  The newspaper had run a rave mini-review of the Green Pepper the day before, declaring “For a masterpiece tostada, try the deluxe model, $1.95 at the Green … Continue reading

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February 27th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1975, the Brunswick’s Rossmoor advertised the exclusive Wednesday through Saturday engagement of the Wilder Brothers (calling themselves the Sounds of Sunshine). There have been more than a couple Wilder Brothers in pop music, but this group consisted of … Continue reading

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January 17th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1975, if you and a friend felt a tad peckish while driving down Pacific Coast Highway through Seal Beach, you could pull into the Glide ‘er Inn and be proudly served bouillabaisse Marseillaise for two, according … Continue reading

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