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October 12th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1958, the Long Beach Independent Press Telegram ran a profile of Seal Beach resident Clark Pettingill of 205 Fifth Street and what he called “The Pettingill Apple Tree.” Seal Beach is not famed for its fruit-producing … Continue reading

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August 28th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1969, Bernsteins’ ran this coupon ad for their salad dressings in the The San Bernardino County Sun. This 50 cent refund offer required that salad (and salad dressing) lovers mail in this coupon with two neck labels … Continue reading

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February 6th In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1937, the Seal Beach city council considered a number of matters in a long session, according to the Santa Ana Register. The first item considered was a petition with one hundred sixty-eight signers declaring an oil refinery … Continue reading

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January 14th In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1924, the Santa Ana Register reported that the Bayside Land Company had applied to the War Department for permission to dredge in Alamitos Bay and to use the dredged material as landfill for the tract of … Continue reading

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