Tag Archives: Seal Beach Boulevard

September 26th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Mike Collins spoke to a jubilant crowd at the North American Rockwell (now Boeing) plant in Seal Beach across Bay Boulevard (now Seal Beach Boulevard) from where the second … Continue reading

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August 20th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1976, The Rossmoor Center hosted a HUGE Bicentennial Indian Pow-Wow. The next day, they did it again. Why Native Americans would celebrate the Bicentennial or what the heck is Indian Country Western Music are questions best not … 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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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 20th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1966, the Seal Beach McGaugh Pool officially opened. A joint venture between J. H. McGaugh Intermediate School and the City of Seal Beach, the pool cost $118,000. Students had used the pool during the school year, … Continue reading

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June 4th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1937, the City of Seal Beach accepted the new municipally owned water tower. The estimated cost was $ 48,576 and stood for decades on the land that is now occupied by the Naval Weapons Station. – Michael Dobkins

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May 9th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1975, Gina’s Italiano Restaurant advertised its Mother’s Day specials in the Long Beach Independent.   Don’t drive down to the Rossmoor Center to look for Godmother Gina or Lady Chef Sylvia this Sunday. They, the Italiano restaurant, and those … Continue reading

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