Tag Archives: Bay City

April 29th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1906, the Los Angeles Herald ran the following ad: Before pushing incorporation as “Seal Beach.” and selling the new city as a fun beachfront amusement zone in the tradition of the Panama Pacific International Exposition, Philip … Continue reading

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April 25th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1910, according to the Santa Ana Register, the season opened in Bay City and  many people visited, wearing “warm weather clothes.” One thousand patronized the bathing and boating at Anaheim Landing. At the other end of town, “accommodations … Continue reading

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February 24th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1857, the Los Angeles Vineyard Society was formed and held its first recorded meeting in San Francisco.  The society was comprised of German immigrants from a variety of professions interested in establishing a grape-growing cooperative in Southern California … Continue reading

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January 21st In Seal Beach History

On this date in 1913, the South Coast Improvement Association met, President Philip Stanton presiding. It was announced that Pacific Electric Railway President Shoup had arranged for hourly “Flyer” service on the Newport line, meaning that there would be no … Continue reading

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January 1st In Seal Beach History

Seal Beach was officially incorporated in 1915, but the name was created earlier to promote real estate sales in what was then known a Bay City and Anaheim Landing. On this date in 1914, The new Seal Beach name was … Continue reading

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Making The Grade

Main Street Mondays – May 1913 Main Street in Seal Beach  has been a favorite subject for photographers throughout its 95 years of history.  Every Monday between now and the end of the Seal Beach Founders Celebration, we’ll be posting … Continue reading

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Ready for Promenaders, Anglers and All Seaside Folks

Image of The Week First Pier At Bay City – May 13, 1906 We’ll be viewing various images of Seal Beach piers over the few months, but this week we’re looking at what is probably the first image of the … Continue reading

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