July 2017

  • This is an article  I originally wrote for the Seal Beach Sun in July 2014. The 100th anniversary of Seal Beach comes up next year, but we are already in the middle of some other significant anniversaries. Last year marked the 100th anniversary of the actual naming of Seal Beach (changed from Bay City in…

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  • courtesy of the Rancho Los Alamitos archives. As I remember this area, in the 1930’s the only paved roads were Bixby Avenue (where Rossmoor Center meets Los Alamitos Blvd.), Bryant Avenue (now Orangewood — and Constitution on the base), and Katella… all oiled roads.  All the farm roads were dirt. Bixby and Bryant Avenue were…

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