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Safe Rides on New Year’s Eve

By |December 30th, 2014|

If your party plans include drinking this New Year’s Eve, have fun and keep it safe by planning ahead, especially since taxis can be in very short supply as demand rises.

Here are several options to ensure safer, happier celebrations to ring in 2015:

Assign a designated driver for your group or arrange for a friend […]

Detail Painting in Progress for Cal Heights Lampposts!

By |December 23rd, 2014|

At long last, the remaining detail painting has begun! A Cal Heights Merry Christmas and Happy Chanukah present! Coordination for the installation of the remaining 74 tops is underway as well, representing a culmination of fifteen years of Home Tours, fundraising, adoptions and volunteer effort! Now that the weather is cooperating, the painting should […]

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    Holiday Street Sweeping, Refuse/Recycling and Christmas Tree Collection Schedule

Holiday Street Sweeping, Refuse/Recycling and Christmas Tree Collection Schedule

By |December 21st, 2014|

Street Sweeping:

Don’t get a ticket for the holidays! If you’re planning a getaway for the holidays and need to leave a vehicle on the street, please make a note that street sweeping will take place on schedule Tuesday and Wednesday during the weeks of the Christmas and New Year holidays, including Christmas Eve and […]

12/22 – Christmas Caroling in Cal Heights!

By |December 20th, 2014|

How about a little impromptu caroling to set off the last week before Christmas? Our friends at Conversation Pieces, 1150 E Wardlow Road, have generously offered to stay open late to welcome our Cal Heights and friends carolers with a meet up and warm up point with hot chocolate and treats before we trek […]

Innovation Team Will Be Developed in Long Beach

By |December 15th, 2014|

Mayor Robert Garcia posted some excellent news today: “I have BIG news – a couple months ago former NY Mayor Mike Bloomberg invited Mayors from across the country to compete for a prestigious Bloomberg Innovation Grant. So proud that we got selected and will receive a multi-million $ award to create an 8 person […]

12/13 What’s Up Locally this Weekend?

By |December 13th, 2014|

Plenty of local activities to keep you busy this weekend. Whatever you do, please remember to dedicate some of your holiday spending to our local Long Beach merchants, eateries and organizations to keep more cheer in the community we share. Click on the event titles to link to complete info.

Sat Dec 13, 7:30 AM […]

12/13 Saturday Orange/Wardlow Local Biz Block Party

By |December 12th, 2014|

One of the best ways to attract new biz, is to support the ones we have! Conversation Pieces, Hole’ Mole’, Orange Ave Salvage, Romantic Home and Roxanne’s Lounge invite you to sip, shop and enjoy treats and community camaraderie. They’ll stay open late from  5-9 and, of course, Roxanne’s continues through 2am!

Bake n Broil – one of the 6 great places for food lovers

By |December 6th, 2014|

Long Beach is a city that prides itself on its diversity — and that certainly extends to food. Look around and you’ll find a little bit of everything. Down-home Midwestern diners, Texas barbecue, Cambodian noodle shops, taquerias, carnicerias and panaderias, wine shops, farmers markets and even what has been judged the best brew pub […]

Good News for Willmore Wine Bar

By |December 5th, 2014|

Four Long Beach restaurants get OK for outdoor dining.
More Long Beachers will be able to enjoy outdoor dining, after four restaurants received the green light to host their diners on sidewalk patios.

The Long Beach City Council voted 7-0 Tuesday to permit sidewalk dining at the locations.

The restaurants that received the OK were The Shore […]

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    12/13 – 4th Quarterly Alley Cleanup, Block Party and Food Drive

12/13 – 4th Quarterly Alley Cleanup, Block Party and Food Drive

By |November 27th, 2014|

9:00 am at Rose and 36th

Alley Cleanups are a great way to meet your neighbors, improve the appearance of the neighborhood, get rid of troubling large objects, and overall join in with the effort to keep improving our neighborhood!

This time around, we’re going to tackle as many alleys as we have volunteers to help […]