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July 20th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1940, the Long Beach Independent ran this ad for the Dovalis 101 Ranch House Cafe. We’ve posted 101 Ranch House ads before, but this one is from very early in its history, coming only three weeks … Continue reading

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July 15th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1950, the Long Beach Independent’s Round The Town column mentioned that Turk Murphy and his Dixieland crew were playing a long-term gig at the Garden of Allah and hoped “the building was a solid as the music.” … Continue reading

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July 2nd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1935, the Santa Ana Register ran this ad for the Glide’er Inn restaurant. We ran an 1975 for the Glide’er Inn here, but this ad is for the  original location at Coast Highway and Bay Boulevard (now … Continue reading

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June 23rd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1927, two men were rushed to the Seaside Hospital in Long Beach. Robert I. Gilchrist, 54, of Sunset Beach and David Carlson, 37, of Seal Beach were struck by a car as they crossed the highway. … Continue reading

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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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