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September 12th in Seal Beach History

A load increase at the steam plant plunges Los Angeles onto darkness! Continue reading

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August 22nd in Seal Beach History

A Seal Beach founding father, a Pacific Electric red car, and sabotage! Continue reading

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May 27th in Seal Beach History

safe bathing for mankind, especially the women and little children Continue reading

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May 17th in Seal Beach History

Undisturbed by rumor or roar of machinery Continue reading

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February 20th In Seal Beach History

The steam plant gets a spur. Continue reading

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February 6th In Seal Beach History

The Seal Beach city council considers many things. Continue reading

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January 14th In Seal Beach History

We’re dredging up some local history and using it to fill this post. Continue reading

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January 8th in Seal Beach History

A week of letting off steam and lost Zs for nappers and early-to-bed sleepers in Seal Beach started today in 1965.

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Seal Beach Electric Station – 1924

Judging by our web traffic stats, the power plant that stood at Ocean Avenue and First Street from 1925 to 1967 has been the most popular of all the Seal Beach history covered in this blog.  Our first post on the … Continue reading

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That Colossal Wreck, Boundless and Bare

Los Angeles Gas and Electric Corp. Steam Plant – 1967 Today’s post is a companion piece to this earlier post featuring film footage of the steam plant being demolished in 1967.  Joyce Kucera, who provided the footage in the earlier … Continue reading

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