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Entries from December 31st, 2009

Sierra Club Hosts Energy Efficiency Presentation

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Under the soon-to-be launched Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Financing Program, property owners can receive low-interest loans—to be repaid through tax bills—for energy projects. The Long Beach Sierra Club will be hosting a free presentation on this new national program on January 6 at 7:30pm at the Environmental Services Bureau, 2929 East Willow St.

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Free Classes Offered at 360 Combat Club

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The 360 Combat Club, 1136 E. Willow St., will be holding an open house every Thursday in the month of January. Open house events include free kick boxing or Krav Maga (a self defense system originally developed for the Israeli military) classes. The first open house class begins at 6pm and the last one starts […]

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Contest Win Will Benefit Local Nonprofits

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Held in conjunction with the 2009 AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, The Long Beach Convention & Visitor Bureau’s 2nd Annual Dog House Decorating Contest highlights local organizations and raises funds for local charities. This year’s winner of Best in Show—the LB Transit for their “Pawsport” dog house—donated their $3,500 first place winnings to the Long Beach City […]

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Garden Trends for 2010

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Garden Variety

By Jennifer E. Beaver Last year, it became politically correct to be a gardener. For the first time since Eleanor Roosevelt planted a victory garden in 1943, the White House included a vegetable garden in its expansive grounds. It was a move that set the tone for the country. Community gardens sprang up across town […]

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Greening the holiday season

December 31st, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Americans throw away 25 percent more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s than the rest of the year, which amounts to about 1.2 million extra tons per week. Taking a few simple steps can easily reduce this annual waste.

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