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Things To Consider When Working From Home

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Whether you’ve worked from home before, or the shutdowns around Covid-19 have you working from home now, there are ways to help yourself (and your company) continue to be productive.  Many of us are used to the routine that comes along with preparing every morning for work, eating lunch at the same time, attending regular meetings, and working in offices …

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Cleaning for Coronavirus

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There has been a significant amount of concern raised recently about COVID-19, a relatively recently discovered disease caused by a type of virus known as a coronavirus. A lot is still unknown about the virus and the disease that it causes, and this is causing some people a great deal of anxiety. Major conferences and events are being canceled, people …

Dog Parks In Long Beach

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The holiday season is always a busy time of year with family, friends, cooking, and eating. What better way to take a break than to visit one of Long Beach’s beautiful parks, and if you want to bring your four-legged friend there are several to choose from. Here is our list of dog-friendly parks.     Rosie’s Dog Park 500 …

Long Beach’s Water Playground

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Summer is here, and what better way to get out and enjoy the season than by spending some time on the water. We are in Long Beach, after all! There are dozens of water sports and activities for you to take advantage of all summer long. We’ve compiled them all here (listed in alphabetical order), so what are you waiting …

Fun Farm to Table Restaurants in Long Beach

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Farm-to-table is a phrase that can mean different things to different people. At its heart, farm-to-table means that the food on the table came directly from a specific farm, without going through a store, market, or distributor along the way. Long Beach is a “Foodies” playground and we love supporting local Farm to Table businesses in their goal of serving …

The Long Beach Grocery Co-op

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As a Long Beach resident, you may have heard of the Long Beach Grocery Co-op (LBGC). The Long Beach Grocery Co-op was started several years ago by Damon Lawrence and is the first of its kind within our city. What started out as an idea from a trip to Oregon has grown into something bigger within the community. So big …

Community Gardens

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Grow Your Own Produce Community Gardens allows you to eat fresh, seasonal, and local produce. It is a wonderful way to stay healthy and support your community. Participating in Community Gardens is an entertaining way to meet new people and grow some delicious veggies, herbs, and fruits that your whole family will enjoy. Here are a few of our favorite …

New Bike Lanes and Improvements on Broadway

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It’s been quite the year for Measure A improvements in Long Beach. Improve and create new bike lanes, make curbs and intersections more accessible for people with disabilities, create additional parking, and slow down traffic on Broadway are all goals of  Measure A. This mobility project covers about 12 acres and is 9,200 feet long between Alamitos and Cherry Avenues. The …

Fall Hikes Around Long Beach

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Temperatures are finally starting to drop and it’s feeling like fall, time to head outside for a hike.  You can hike any time of day during the fall. You don’t have to beat summer’s mid-afternoon heat, and you might catch some different views, or wildlife out there during the new season too. Here are some of our favorite local spots …

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Long Beach Bicyclists Pedal Under the Full Moon

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Erik Garcia helped start the monthly Moonlight Mash bicycle ride more than two years ago to encourage Long Beach bicyclists interested in pedaling around the streets at night. The group’s co-founder, Johnny Tully, first encountered this concept of a monthly ride during while studying at the University of Oregon. What started out as nearly two dozen bicyclists has ballooned to …