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July 20th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1940, the Long Beach Independent ran this ad for the Dovalis 101 Ranch House Cafe. We’ve posted 101 Ranch House ads before, but this one is from very early in its history, coming only three weeks after the the restaurant’s grand opening on June 28th. 331 more words

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The Time I Punched an Angel

By Cat Jones

I punched an angel once.

It was right after Sid died, and I was out of my mind with grief. And one manifestation of that grief was winding up in… 2,109 more words

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Photo of the Day: Sleepy

A napping elephant seal is a happy elephant seal. From the Elephant Seal Overlook off Hwy 1 (Pacific Coast Highway) in California, where dozens of these beasties haul themselves out to socialize, tan, and nap. 28 more words

July 15th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1950, the Long Beach Independent’s Round The Town column mentioned that Turk Murphy and his Dixieland crew were playing a long-term gig at the Garden of Allah and hoped “the building was a solid as the music.” 13 more words

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The Promise of the Road

It’d be easy for me to write a piece about why you should drive instead of fly somewhere. Of course, usually we fly because it is undoubtedly the fastest method of long-distance travel. 458 more words

Day 7 - Big Sur

We had a laid back start to the day enjoying breakfast at the hotel and a sit down on our rooms balcony.

When we hopped into the car, the sun was shining which was perfect for some top down driving along the Pacific Coast Highway. 340 more words

Day 18, May 21st: If You're Going to San Francisco

We got up early for another breakfast at the Hiouchi Café. I had a very hard time deciding and well, I ended up with getting the chicken fried steak again. 434 more words

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