After a day of working the phones in the 5th District council office, I found it isn’t easy to appease residents in East Long Beach.
Here are some places you might consider as you beat tracks out of the state you insist on referring to as Cali.
With wars losing their clear-cut purposes following something short of triumphant victories in Korea and Vietnam, coupled with the loss of the Navy and defense jobs in Long Beach, the city’s enthusiasm for martial displays and celebratory patriotism waned to the point that a couple of decades passed with no Veterans Day parades at all.
The custom-made ribbon will stretch along the roof of the complex and will come to life when its lights are turned on during the Dec. 4 tree-lighting ceremony from 5 to 8 p.m. on the Terrace Theater Plaza, 300 E. Ocean Blvd.
We’re not asking the mayor to stop having a good time in his life; we’re just saying there’s a time to at least keep things under his social media hat. There is, as Ecclesiastes has reminded us, a time to mourn and a time to dance.
When an area attains a name, it’s often an organic process which may arise from residents feeling that their community is in need of a jazzier remake, such as some residents of the South of Conant neighborhood rallying to adopt SoCo.
“It’s typical of these kinds of restoration programs where someone has a little bit of money to take care of the stained glass, then the glass guys say you’ve got cracks in the terra cotta, and then you’ve got to replace the terra cotta with some that’s the right color.”
The buyers will be looking into getting the home eligible for a Mills Act tax deduction for restoration and preservation of historic homes as well as getting it registered as a historic landmark.
Take a look at three homes for sale in one of the city’s areas with the lowest crime.
Homebuyers, whether they’re looking for a place to live permanently or simply trying to flip a dicey property for a tidy profit, scour the real estate listings looking for problem properties that, with a little hard work, can be transformed into a nice place to live, or sell.