Tag Archives: Surfside

March 31st in Seal Beach History

Sufferin’ Succotash, Sylvester sups at Sam’s Seafood! Continue reading

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March 21st in Seal Beach History

The Navy takes over Anaheim Landing Continue reading

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January 11th in Seal Beach History

Another unsolved crime from the annals of Seal Beach history. Continue reading

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January 3rd In Seal Beach History

Rodney takes an unexpected dip into some briny waters. Continue reading

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October 7th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1941, the Long Beach Independent reported that Sam’s Seafood at 2501 Pacific Coast Highway had recently opened a new building in the back to handle its overflow crowds of weekend diners. The new 30 by 94 … Continue reading

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July 21st in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1932 at 12:55 a.m., a southbound Pacific Electric interurban train struck a man and woman on a curve between Seal Beach and the Surfside Colony. Depending on which newspaper account you read, the couple was either … Continue reading

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June 14th in Seal Beach History

On this date in 1936, the Arizona Republic ran this ad for the Surfside Colony from the Ord Land Company.  Imagine facing daily triple digit temperatures in Phoenix in a decade where air conditioning is mostly a feature in offices … Continue reading

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