Tag Archives: Marina Drive

September 6th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1964, the Marina Lanai Apartments ran this ad in the Long Beach Independent. The apartment building was constructed in 1962 and had its open house launch on December 2nd, 1962. The new apartments were modern and up-to-date … 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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August 26th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1937, Hal Ross launched the 1937 Derby Show on a triangle of land between Coast Highway and Hathaway Avenue in Seal Beach, probably in a large circus big top type tent. To save the curious reader … Continue reading

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July 10th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1959, the Long Beach Independent ran the following advertisement for the opening of Boatswain’s Locker. Note that the address given in 10 Bolsa Avenue. Today’s locals think of Bolsa Avenue ending at Main Street, but if you look … Continue reading

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June 10th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1977, the Growin’ My Way Nursery ran this ad in the Long Beach Independent. The Pacific Inn now occupies the Growin’ My Way location. The nursery was a vast enclosed jungle-like labyrinth of exotic and everyday … Continue reading

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Powerful Photos

Images of The Week Los Angeles Gas and Electric Corp. Steam Plant – 1925 to 1967 Miss me?  It’s been almost three weeks since the last post, and real life is still interfering with my weekly chores here.  With luck, … Continue reading

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