Tag Archives: 1924

May 17th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1924, the Santa Ana Register cited an unnamed report that claimed that the colony of 300 seals residing in Alamitos Bay were consuming “some twelve tons of fish a day” and would soon deplete the bay. Local … Continue reading

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April 19th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1924, the Santa Ana Register shared an odd little news item under the headline, “Seal Beach Not To Exhibit Seal At Orange Show.”   Mr. and Mrs. Kennedy of Seal Beach had rescued and adopted a deserted … Continue reading

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February 20th In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1924, The Santa Ana Register announced that work was to begin within two weeks to build a spur line for delivery of materials into the Los Angeles Gas and Electric property where the power plant was … Continue reading

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February 15th In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1924, the Santa Ana Register published a frustrating human interest story under the tantalizing headline of “Science Restores Use of Legs To Seal Beach Boy.   According to the story, Miles Fandrey returned home with use … Continue reading

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February 13th In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1924, the Santa Ana Register reported a number of Seal Beach related items. First and foremost was the announcement of a meeting that evening of the chamber of commerce where the committee on publicity was expected to… … Continue reading

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January 31st In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1924, the Santa Ana Register reported under the headline of “SEAL BEACH REGRETS WAR ON PACIFIC SEALS” that a war against seals was advocated by fishermen due to the seals destroying too many nets and feasting … Continue reading

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January 30th In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1924, a newly reorganized Seal Beach Chamber of Commerce meet under the direction of president C. J. Smith. The school orchestra opened the meeting with several musical selections. Dr. Everett Reed requested that Mrs. Padrick, city … Continue reading

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Seal Beach Electric Station – 1924

Judging by our web traffic stats, the power plant that stood at Ocean Avenue and First Street from 1925 to 1967 has been the most popular of all the Seal Beach history covered in this blog.  Our first post on the … Continue reading

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Seal Beach School Days

Seal Beach Elementary School – 10/1924 The more things change, the more they stay the same.  Every September, Seal Beach kids  return to nine months of homework, pop quizzes, and report cards.  Boy, look at all those happy faces.   Well, … Continue reading

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