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September 11th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1960, the Los Angeles Times ran a short article on Phyllis Jay and the Seal Beach Marina Players. In March 1959, Phyllis Jay produced and directed a 30-minute parody of South Pacific for a Huntington Beach … Continue reading

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August 5th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1978, the Alliance for Survival staged a protest outside the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station. The protest was against the purported storage of nuclear weapons at the station, but the stockpiling of nuclear weapons in Seal Beach has … Continue reading

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May 10th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1940, District Superintendent of Schools Jerry Hickman McGaugh gave Seal Beach schoolchildren extra cause to celebrate. Since the Memorial Day holiday fell on Thursday, May 29th that year,  J. H McGaugh announced that the school district would … Continue reading

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Now They’re Just More Bricks in The Wall

Images of The Week Zoeter School – March 11, 1933 Thus far, March has brought Seal Beach tsunami warnings, flooding, destroyed piers, and now earthquakes. 77 years ago this Wednesday, a 6.4 magnitude earthquake shook Southern California at 5:54 P.M., … Continue reading

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