Tag Archives: Seals

July 3rd in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1917, the Topeka Daily Capital in Kansas ran the following photo. The full story reads as follows: Making pets of baby sea lions is the great fad at Seal Beach, Cal., this year. Miss Vera Teel … Continue reading

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May 17th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1924,┬áthe 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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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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