Bordering Los Angeles County, Los Alamitos is a small North Orange County City with nearly 12,000 people. The city…More celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2010 with a year of events, including a carnival and parade. Los Alamitos has its own police department, and it contracts with the Orange County Fire Authority for its fire services. The city is home to the Los Alamitos Medical Center and the Los Alamitos Joint Forces Training Base.
The Los Alamitos Civic Center is located on Katella Avenue just off the 605 (San Gabriel) Freeway, before the intersection of the city's two main drags—Los Alamitos Boulevard and Katella Avenue. The city is served by a five-member City Council elected at large, with the position of mayor rotating annually. Elections are staggered every two years, and each council term is for four years. In Los Alamitos, the position of mayor is not a full-time position. The Los Alamitos city manager is the city's executive officer. Major city departments located at the civic center include the police, public works and recreation and community services departments.
City of Seal Beach 211 8th St, Seal Beach, CA90740 Seal Beach is a coastal North Orange County city bordering Los Angeles County. It is separated from Long Beach by the…More San Gabriel River, which crosses under Pacific Coast Highway. With a population of roughly 25,000, Seal Beach turned 95 in 2010 and has come a long way from it's earliest identity as Bay City, an early 20th century tourist draw popular for its beachside roller coaster at the Fun Zone and for its lawless element and casino boat. Seal Beach is best known for its long wooden pier, its Old Town Main Street, the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station, Boeing and Leisure World. Seal Beach City Hall stands out as the tall, strikingly white historic building that dominates 8th Street in Seal Beach. It is served by a five-member City Council elected by district. Seal Beach is a charter city 13.23 square-miles in size. However the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station and the National Wildlife Refuge, occupy a majority of the land in the city