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Saturday, Nov 17, 2012 at 05:57 PM PST

After Massacre, Seal Beach Salon "Moving Forward"

After Massacre, Seal Beach Salon "Moving Forward"

More than a year after Salon Meritage in Seal Beach became the site of the largest mass killing in Orange County history, the salon with re-open with a new owner, a new location and a new look.

Saturday, Oct 20, 2012 at 11:44 AM PDT

Nov. Election Key to Seal Beach Massacre Trial

Nov. Election Key to Seal Beach Massacre Trial

Prop 34's outcome plays a key role in the Seal Beach massacre trial.

Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 at 06:28 PM PDT

Couple Finds Love in Wake of Seal Beach Tragedy

Couple Finds Love in Wake of Seal Beach Tragedy

Amidst the tragedy of 2011's mass shooting at Salon Meritage in Seal Beach, two people unexpectedly found love. Doug Childers and Tammy Wetzel met after attending several funerals for the victims. Tammy says she

Friday, May 2, 2014 at 08:05 AM PDT

Seal Beach Marks Grim Anniversary

Seal Beach Marks Grim Anniversary

The first anniversary of the Seal Beach massacre is an unavoidable reality for a quiet community that experienced one of the most violent days in California history

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2012 at 09:40 PM PDT

Salon Meritage Widow Sues Insurance Co.

Salon Meritage Widow Sues Insurance Co.

The widow of the owner of a Seal Beach beauty salon where eight people were killed last year in the worst mass killing in Orange County history filed a lawsuit on Tuesday alleging that her insurance company did...

Friday, May 4, 2012 at 06:10 AM PDT

Salon Meritage Witness: "Heard...Last Breath"

Salon Meritage Witness: "Heard...Last Breath"

Portions of the grand jury testimony against the man accused of fatally shooting eight people in a rampage at a Seal Beach hair salon in October 2011 were unsealed Thursday at the orders of an Orange County...

Friday, Apr 13, 2012 at 05:34 PM PDT

Seal Beach Massacre Testimony Unsealed

Seal Beach Massacre Testimony Unsealed

Superior Court Judge Thomas M. Goethals said sensitive portions of the testimony will remain sealed, but that the release of some of the details would not hinder the defense of their client Scott Dekraii,...

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