This Date in Seal Beach History
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The Seal Beach city council considers many things. Continue reading
Who won the representational, decorative, and round objects first prizes in the fifth annual Mosaic Show?
Meet Louise Morrell, psychic seer and one time Seal Beach resident.
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
On this date in 1945, Phillip A. Stanton, founder of Seal Beach and Huntington Beach, died at the age of 77. – Michael Dobkins
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
Aerial Seal Beach – 1936 and 1947 We’re doing things a little different in today’s aerial photos. Instead of presenting just one aerial photo, we’d like to highlight the contrast between two similar shots taken eleven years apart. This is … Continue reading