Long Beach, CA – Upcoming Local Events

Here is a list of just a few exciting, fun, and dare we say, economical summer events going on in the Long Beach area in the next few weeks...   1.  Long Beach Bayou Zydeco, Blues, Creole & Cajun Festival Hear the sounds of New Orleans at the 28th Annual Long Beach Bayou Zydeco, Blues, … [Read more...]

Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden Turf Replacement Program

Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden Turf Replacement Program 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, CA and are looking to go green, save some green, or BOTH, check out the City of Long Beach's Lawn-to-Garden … [Read more...]

Tax & Estate Planning After DOMA Seminar

************** This seminar is FREE FOR OUR CLIENTS but REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED! ************** … [Read more...]

“Draw Your Dream Home” Contest Entries

The Shannon Jones Team was proud to be a co-sponsor of the Rose Park Bluegrass Festival this weekend. What a great event -- good music, fresh air, and a chance to see so many neighbors and friends! As part of the festivities, we had a children's coloring contest. Below are the … [Read more...]

Long Beach Lawn to Garden Tour

Looking for something fun, free & informative to do this weekend? You may want to check out the first annual Long Beach Lawn-to-Garden Tour. It will be held this Saturday, May 19th, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The tour is self-guided and will feature the opportunity to view about 30 gardens where … [Read more...]

Original Long Beach Lobster Festival sets September dates

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, … [Read more...]

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

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 … [Read more...]

Solar energy helps to power huge ship at Port of Long Beach

By Ronald D. White / Los Angelas Times July 2, 2009 The huge car carrier ship called the M/V Auriga Leader idled at the Port of Long Beach, burning through enough electricity to power 100 homes as workers loaded and unloaded a fleet of Toyotas. But unlike any of the diesel-spewing, power-draining … [Read more...]

Dragsters, Classic Cars Line Up For Annual Bixby Knolls Expo

By Leslie A.M. Smith / Gazettes.com July 2, 2009 Atlantic Avenue between Carson Street and San Antonio Drive will be jammed with cars on July 11, when the Fourth Annual Dragster Expo and Car Show hits the street from 2 until 7 p.m. The event began in 2006 as the brainchild of Eighth District … [Read more...]

4th of July events in the area

Press-Telegram June 30, 2009 Artesia Fun and fireworks: The city will have an over-the-line tournament at 7 a.m., family games at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9 p.m. All events are at Artesia Park at 18750 Clarkdale Ave. Bellflower Friday fireworks: Hollywood Sports Park will offer free paintball … [Read more...]