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August 16th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1963, Village Bazaar ran this ad in the Long Beach Independent. Village Bazaar was a women’s fashion store that operated by Marie Rogers at 137 ½ Main Steet (although BankAmericard ads listed it as 139 Main Street).  … Continue reading

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August 12th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1977, The Great Antique Five and Dime Store ran this ad in the Long Beach Independent. Today the only gold you can find at 142 Main Street is the color of the pizza crusts at A Slice of New York … Continue reading

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August 10th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1944, a car crash fatality at Main Street and Bolsa Avenue in Seal Beach occurred, according to the Long Beach Independent. An unnamed reporter wrote the next day that “Claud Roland, 23, of the San Diego naval base, was … Continue reading

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August 9th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1919, the following ads ran in the Santa Ana Register. Not very glamorous or novel, but if your automobile ever breaks down in Seal Beach during 1919, you’ll know where to take it for repairs and where to … Continue reading

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July 31st in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1960, La Scarpa ran this ad in the Long Beach Independent targeting the lucrative feet and toe loving market. You won’t find any Capezio shoes at 133 Main Street today, but you can satisfy all your … Continue reading

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July 25th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1965, the following ad for Rattanland By The Sea ran in the Long Beach Independent-Telegram. Rattanland By The Sea was located at 217 Main Street in Seal Beach and was the second showroom for Rattanland in … Continue reading

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July 24th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1976, “Grandma’s Candy Store” was shown twice in the afternoon at the Bay Theatre.  According to the Today’s Calendar section in the Los Angeles Times, the film was a documentary about the Seal Beach old town … Continue reading

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