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, 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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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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