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February 20th In Seal Beach History

The steam plant gets a spur. Continue reading

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February 6th In Seal Beach History

The Seal Beach city council considers many things. Continue reading

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January 19th in Seal Beach History

Who won the representational, decorative, and round objects first prizes in the fifth annual Mosaic Show?
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January 6th in Seal Beach History

Selling Seal Beach real estate 1915 style. Continue reading

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January 2nd in Seal Beach History

Meet Louise Morrell, psychic seer and one time Seal Beach resident.
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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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September 8th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1945, Phillip A. Stanton, founder of Seal Beach and Huntington Beach, died at the age of 77. – Michael Dobkins

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September 4th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1925, the owner of Tom’s Place, the “BEST paying concession in city,” ran a classified ad putting the place up for sale.  Here’s the deal offered. For $750 cash and a good automobile, you would get: a … Continue reading

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August 22nd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1926, the 7:15 p.m. Pacific Electric red car west bound on the Seal Beach to Long Beach line made an unexpected detour at First Street and Ocean Avenue.  Normally, the red car would continue across the … Continue reading

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June 27th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1956, the Long Beach Independent ran a story under the headline of “Burger Derby Entry Poop-out.” Fifteen year old Glenn Tuttle had attempted to eat twenty hamburgers at one sitting in front of the Seafarers Restaurant … Continue reading

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