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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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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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