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The Long Beach Breakwater: Why It’s There and Where It’s Going

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See September 2018 Update.  While Long Beach has a beautiful beachfront bike and walk paths, a fun pier, and one of the best dog beaches in the area, the one thing we don’t have are waves. And without waves, there is no surf scene here either. The reason for this is that a breakwater was installed between 1941 and 1949 when …

Buying a Beach Home in Long Beach

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Buying a beach home is a dream that many people would love to pursue, but high prices make it out of reach for many. Long Beach, however, remains one of the most affordable beach communities in Southern California. Part of that reason is because we don’t have waves here, thanks to the breakwater.  Let’s explore the ins and outs of buying …