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October 6th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1963, the Long Beach Independent Press Telegram’s Women’s section ran a profile of the posh Larsen Hall off-campus women’s dormitory at 1310 Electric Avenue in Seal Beach under the breezy headline, “Larsen Hall — Books ‘n … Continue reading

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September 27 in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1927, former Seal Beach City Marshal Thomas Randall robbed the Pasadena Savings Bank. Randall entered the bank just before closing and backed several bank clerks and six bank patrons up against the wall at gunpoint and … Continue reading

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September 2nd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1959, the Seal Beach Police, acting on a tip from Long Beach Police,  shut down a $4,000 bookie joint at 1605 ½ Seal Way. John L. Allen, 48, and Wilbur J. Hughes, 56, were arrested. Allen, who … Continue reading

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August 25th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1964, a sixty-year old evangelist preaching the bible in Seal Beach was assaulted by a band of teen-age delinquents. Mark Frank Forsyth of Huntington Beach told police that he had been preaching at 10th Street on … Continue reading

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August 10th in Seal Beach History

 On this date in 1944, a car crash fatality at Main Street and Bolsa Avenue in Seal Beach occurred, according to the Long Beach Independent. An unnamed reporter wrote the next day that “Claud Roland, 23, of the San Diego naval base, was … Continue reading

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July 26th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1921, Mrs. Frances Talbert, age 20, wept as she plead guilty to assaulting Mrs. Carrie A. Collinge and was sentenced to thirty days in the county jail. The charge had been reduced from assault with a … Continue reading

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July 11th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1920, a Hindu, Salen Shonka, was arrested on a vagrancy charge because he walked about the streets of Seal Beach “at late and unusual hours without apparent reason,” according to the Santa Ana Register. Mr. Shonka, … Continue reading

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