The tower to the right was, from what I understand, built at some point in the 1920's as a stairway for beach access for the house above. However, a new owner took over in the 1940's and was apparently known for dressing as a pirate and hiding "treasure" around the tower. Whatever the neighborhood kids found, they were allowed to keep. Time and the elements have had their way with the tower over the years, and it doesn't look all that solid anymore. Hopefully the new owners, and perhaps the city of Laguna Beach, will work together to keep the tower standing as I can't imagine Victoria Beach without it.