Tag Archives: 1976

August 20th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1976, The Rossmoor Center hosted a HUGE Bicentennial Indian Pow-Wow. The next day, they did it again. Why Native Americans would celebrate the Bicentennial or what the heck is Indian Country Western Music are questions best not … Continue reading

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March 31st in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1956, newspapers all across the country published a “Bugs Bunny” comic strip that leaves a minor Seal Beach historical mystery. “Sam’s Seafood” in Surfside is now called “Don the Beachcomber,” but there were  different versions of the … Continue reading

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February 26th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1976, the Long Independent Press-Telegram ran the following ad for the Tiny Naylors restaurant in the Seal Beach Shopping Center, featuring a STEAK BONANZA” of daily steak specials. Tiny Naylors (also once known as the Wooden Shoe) … Continue reading

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January 18th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1976, “King of Hearts,” a seventies cult film favorite starring Alan Bates and Genevieve Bujold, played at the Bay Theater as part of an one-week exclusive engagement. Two animated shorts, “Bambi Meets Godzilla” and “Thank You, … Continue reading

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Powerful Photos

Images of The Week Los Angeles Gas and Electric Corp. Steam Plant – 1925 to 1967 Miss me?  It’s been almost three weeks since the last post, and real life is still interfering with my weekly chores here.  With luck, … Continue reading

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