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May 30th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1936, the Santa Ana Register ran the following real estate ad. Except for differences in style, this ad uses much of the same pitch for Seal Beach as real estate ads from twenty years earlier. Lots at … Continue reading

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May 26th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1955, Marine Boat ran the following advertisement in the Long Beach Independent to attract customers interest in a low-cost command of their own live-aboard, sleep-aboard cruising craft powered Evinrude Big Twin outboard motor! – Michael Dobkins

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May 25th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1939, you could enjoy entertainment by that well-known maestro, Raymond Jasper and His Five Counts of Rhythm while enjoying a 65 cent, 75 cent, or a one dollar dinner in Seal Beach’s very own happening night … Continue reading

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May 20th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1939, Andy’s Fish Pond ran the following ad in the Santa Ana Register. We know some of our readers have firsthand memories of Anaheim Landing before the Navy took over in 1944. Can any of them … Continue reading

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May 13th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1916, the newest and latest of all cabaret and dance cafes, the Wilcox Casino had its grand opening! Connie Conway and six other noted dancers from Los Angeles and San Francisco will introduce the newest dances … Continue reading

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May 7th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1950, Duff Lumber Company advertised in the Long Beach Independent. Known to locals simply as the lumberyard, Duff (under one name or another) was the go-to spot for construction materials in town into the seventies. It took up … Continue reading

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May 6th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1975, the Ranch House Restaurant at 1600 Pacific Coast Highway advertised their Mother’s Day menu specials in the Long Beach Independent. We had to balance out yesterday’s Mother’s Day post with something absolutely non-ironic. Now I’m hungry. – … Continue reading

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