The sun will rise (we’re assuming) at 5:43 a.m. on Tuesday and shine relentlessly until 8:07 p.m. That’s a 14 hour and 24 minute blast of sunshine, a full four and a half hours longer than the winter solstice.
With 210 nice days per year, Long Beach topped Southern California neighbors Los Angeles and San Diego.
The owners of Healthy Spot Long Beach, which opened just one week shy of a year ago today, are throwing an end-of-summer bash for you and your pet.
Brush the dust off your lawn chairs, bouncy balls, coolers and picnic blankets because Councilwoman Suzie Prize has announced a Spring into Summer BBQ and Concert, to feature live music by The Dustbowl Revival, a Venice-based Americana, bluegrass band.
Though technically Francisco Vargas’ job title is “Youth Services Officer,” the young Bogotá, Columbia native is actually responsible for all of the programming for the Long Beach Public Library system. And in the summertime, that means going above and beyond the standard summer reading programs and weekly story times.
August is Long Beach’s hottest month and a frozen treat can be the sweet antidote to make high temperatures almost bearable. Like steaming hot chocolate in the cold of winter, the contrast of a chilly concoction in the heat of the summer sun is good for the soul. It was recently revealed that Long Beachers consume the largest quantity of ice cream in the nation, so it is fitting that Long Beach offers a variety of places to get these and other sweet frozen creations.