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Long Beach Summer Fun

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Long Beach Summer Fun Guide Hot summer nights are here and luckily, there’s lots of free fun to be had in Long Beach this summer! Here are a few things to check out and put on your calendar. Summer Beach Party Kickoff – June 22nd through June 28th. 7 Day Celebration of Long Beach’s new bike and pedestrian trail along the beach. For more details, click here.  Moonlight Movies on the Beach Alfredo’s Beach Clubs hosts movies from June 22nd through August 27th. Movies and parking are free and refreshments are available for purchase. The movies begin at dusk (approximately 8 …

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Wrigley River Run

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MORE THAN ­­­­1,500 PARTICIPANTS EXPECTED FOR THE LONG BEACH WRIGLEY RIVER RUN 5K, 10K, 15K & KIDS TADPOLE TROT SATURDAY, June 6, 2015 All Proceeds to Benefit At-Risk Youth in Long Beach Long Beach, California, May 19, 2015.  More than ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­1,100 adults and hundreds of kids are expected to participate in the 8th Annual Ricky Park Wrigley River Run/Walk 5K, 10K, and 15K, to be held on Saturday, June 6.  The first race will begin at 7:30 am.  The race course is located in Long Beach’s historic Wrigley neighborhood, and portions of the course will follow the Los Angeles River Trail.  …

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Annual Harbour Surfboard Swap

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Harbour Surfboard Swap Annual Harbour Surf Board Swap was a huge success on Saturday May 9th. Locals gathered to buy, sell, or even trade surf boards, Hawaiian shirts, fins, wet suits, and much more. The best part was that everything was priced under $500.           If you missed it this year, do not worry. Follow Harbour on Facebook. Stay up to date on all special events at the store located at 329 Main Street Seal Beach, Ca. A friendly beach city next door to Long Beach. Homes for Sale in Seal Beach    

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Earth Day 2015

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Earth Day 2015 Each year, Earth Day is celebrated April 22nd as a time to focus on our environment. Over the next couple weeks in Long Beach, there are several events scheduled to commemorate Earth Day 2015. Earth Day “30-Minute Beach Cleanup” and Pajama Contest Saturday, April 18th, 10 a.m. at 1 Granada Avenue, Long Beach CA. Join Justin Rudd and his Community Action Team for a 30-minute Beach Cleanup in Belmont Shore on the 3rd Saturday of every month. This weekend, there will also be a pajama party and sleepwear contests for Earth Day weekend.  Roll out of bed and arrive …

Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden Turf Replacement Program

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Now that Earth Day has come and gone, it’s time to put those environmental values into practice! If you own a home in Long Beach and are looking to go green, save some green, or BOTH, check out the City of Long Beach’s Lawn-to-Garden program! You could receive a rebate of up to $3,000 just for turning your water-guzzling lawn into a beautiful variety of semi-arid plants and flowers!

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Long Beach 4th of July Events

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As the 4th of July weekend draws near, many people in the Long Beach are planning to barbecue and take in some local fireworks. In case you don’t already have plans in place, here are some local options: Downtown Fireworks – Fireworks will be visible from the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Queen Mary and other downtown Long Beach vantage points. The display will be just after dusk. Aquarium BBQ and Fireworks – Enjoy the Aquarium at night and get a great view of the fireworks. Combo tickets include admission to the aquarium plus an Independence Day B-B-Q buffet. When: July 4, 5:00 – …

Cleaning up at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

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By Ronald D. White / Los Angeles Times August 23, 2009 The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are so busy that they move more cargo than the next five largest U.S. ports combined. They’re so efficient that they process more international trade in one month than most North American harbors handle in an entire year. Now the friendly rivals are leading the way into unexpected waters: attracting, testing and funding cutting-edge technology to reduce emissions and fuel consumption at the ports. Even as their revenues declined and their budgets shrank in the worst global recession in more than …

Original Long Beach Lobster Festival sets September dates

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By Dee Long / Examiner.com If your tastebuds are hungry for  Maine lobsters flown in fresh from the Atlantic, the Original Long Beach Lobster Festival (www.originallobsterfestival.com)  has a lobster bib with your name on it September 11 through September 13, 2009. An international food court, beer and wine gardens, live musical entertainment, along with lobster feasts prepared by Bristol Farms (www.bristolfarms.com) chef Bruce Jacobs and staff (including lobster, butter dipping sauce, lemon, coleslaw, dinner roll and watermelon) are all part of the weekend fun, happening at Rainbow Lagoon in Long Beach, 400 Shoreline Drive. Full Story

LB To Receive Nearly $1M To Hire Youth Into Green Jobs

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By Ryan ZumMallen / LBPOST.com July 2, 2009 Earlier this week, Governor Schwarzenegger’s office announced that nearly $11 million in stimulus funding from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act would be awarded to ten California workforce organizations, and the City of Long Beach was awarded with $935,797. “Using Recovery funds and public-private partnerships, the California Green Jobs Corps will help 1,500 at-risk young adults realize a brighter future while stimulating our economy and working toward a greener California,” Schwarzenegger said in the press release. Full Story