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March 31st in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1956, newspapers all across the country published a “Bugs Bunny” comic strip that leaves a minor Seal Beach historical mystery. “Sam’s Seafood” in Surfside is now called “Don the Beachcomber,” but there were  different versions of the … Continue reading

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January 11th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1940, The Santa Ana Register reported that a yellow taxi cab had been stolen from in front Don May’s cafe on the coast highway between Seal Beach and Sunset Beach. Huntington Beach police recovered the abandoned … Continue reading

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January 3rd In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1945, The Long Beach Independent reports that a thirteen-year old Surfside resident, Rodney Middleworth, fell off the old 101 Highway bridge into the water. When Seal Beach Fire Chief Sperry Knighton and Seal Beach police officers … Continue reading

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