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September 12th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1936, the Los Angeles region experienced a series of power failures, plunging parts of the city into darkness. The first outage struck at 1:32 a.m. An emergency power plant near downtown Los Angeles restored power to some … Continue reading

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January 8th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1965, The Long Beach Independent announced that Haynes Steam Plant would be letting off steam intermittently until January 14th to test a new boiler.  The tests were made between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. on weekdays … Continue reading

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