Tag Archives: Seal Beach Boulevard

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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May 3rd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1974, the much-missed Shoreline Village opened on Seal Beach Boulevard.    A local shopping mecca for years, the mall’s initial shops included The Shore Shop, Kid’s Korner, The Bread Board Gourmet Deli, the Ye Olde Ice … Continue reading

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April 21st in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1965, construction foreman Russel Wolfing, 44, plummeted ninety feet to his death when a cable holding a platform snapped as it was being run through a pulley. The platform was being installed on North American Aviation’s one … Continue reading

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April 4th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1975, the Long Beach Independent ran the following ad for Susie’s Cafeteria (formerly Manning’s Cafeteria). Today, 13900 Seal Beach Boulevard is the address of a Chase Bank branch (formerly Susie’s Cafeteria). – Michael Dobkins

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March 30th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1958, the Long Beach Independent ran the following real estate ad enticing the reader to “Live At The Beach in smog free Marina Shores.” Bordered by Bolsa Avenue and Bay Boulevard (now Seal Beach Boulevard, Marina Shores … Continue reading

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February 7th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1954, the Lakewood Park Corporation, a developer of a major share of the Lakewood residential area, announced the purchase of one hundred eighty-three acres of the Hellman Ranch. The land was north of Pacific Coast Highway … Continue reading

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Flying Down to Seal

Aerial Seal Beach Seal Beach Airport (Crawford Air Field) – January 11, 1943 Today’s image is taken from an aerial survey of the Southern California coast from Long Beach to Seal Beach done by the Navy’s Bureau of Aeronautics. click … Continue reading

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