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March 18th in Seal Beach History

Anaheim Landing becomes a landmark Continue reading

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March 14th in Seal Beach History

The story of a boy and his seal Continue reading

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March 3rd in Seal Beach History

Two Seal Beach policemen and a fire truck Continue reading

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January 29th In Seal Beach History

Perhaps the most romantic name ever given to a Seal Beach tract. Then again, perhaps not. 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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October 11 in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1948, the Long Beach Independent ran a human interest story under the attention-grabbing headline of “Free Blood Keeps Her Alive.” The story was about 52 year-old Seal Beach widow Mrs. Arilla Phillips of 1305 Electric Avenue. … Continue reading

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October 8th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1961, International Gifts ran an ad in the Long Beach Independent Press Telegram announcing their new location next to Brock’s Drugstore. That week’s specials were Swedish candlesticks, basketware, imported glassware sets, hats, and bags and international … Continue reading

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August 23rd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1934, silent film actress Ruth Clifford filed for divorce from her husband, restaurant and real estate investor, James A. Cornelius, after ten years of marriage. Clifford wanted custody of their four-year old son and temporary alimony … Continue reading

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August 18th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1957, The Los Angeles Times did a short profile on the recently completed renovations of the Girl Scout club house at 257 Seventh Street. The project was launched with a presentation at J. H. McGaugh School … Continue reading

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Stan Berry at The Red Car Museum – 8/25/2012

Some of our most popular posts have featured historical photographs of Seal Beach police officers. These have come to us through the generosity of Stan Berry, a local expert on the Seal Beach Police Department and The Seal Beach Fire … Continue reading

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