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Henderson Avenue Tree Planting and Wrigley Garden Mural Unveiling

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Wrigley is Going Green, a grass roots neighborhood environmental organization devoted to saving and planting trees in Long Beach, was awarded a Neighborhood Partners Program grant to plant 60 trees in the area immediately surrounding the Wrigley Garden and create a mural by our very own local artist, Lisa Wibroe, to go in the thriving [...]

Long Beach Gas & Oil Director & Long Beach Animal Care Services to address the Wrigley Association


On Monday, October 4, 2010 at Veterans Park, the Wrigley Association will host Christopher Garner, the Director of the Long Beach Gas & Oil Department and Michelle Quigley, Chief Operations Officer for the Long Beach Animal Care Services. Residents of the Wrigley neighborhood are concerned about the safety of the gas lines in connection with [...]

Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance to Host National Night Out Potluck


Once again Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance (WANA) will host a National Night Out to Fight Crime Potluck at the mini-Park located between West 21st & Hill Streets west of San Francisco Avenue next to the LA River. Public is welcome! Bring a neighbor, kids and a lantern! WANA will provide water, soft drinks, coffee, dessert, [...]

Wrigley Neighborhood meeting presents Metro Blue Line audit

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Review the findings from the Metro Blue Line Bike and Walk Audits conducted this past December at the upcoming Wrigley Area Neighborhood Alliance meeting. The neighborhood organization will discuss the bike and walk audit findings from the stations in the Wrigley area on Monday, March 15 at the regular monthly WANA meeting at Veteran’s Park Social Room [...]

7th District Council Candidates to square off in forum Monday.

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On Monday, February 1, the Wrigley Association and California Heights Neighborhood Association will host a forum with candidates running for the Long Beach Seventh District City Council seat. The election will be held April 13, 2010. There are 4 candidates vying for the 7th District Council seat: Jill Hill (, James Johnson (, Jack Smith ( and write-in candidate [...]

Neighborhood meeting imagines Wrigley in 2030

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A representative from the Long Beach Sustainability Commission will speak at the next Wrigley Association Meeting on Monday, January 25, at 7: 00 p.m. in Veteran’s Park Community Center, 101 East 28th Street, Long Beach. The guest speaker will be Steve Gerhart from the Long Beach Planning Department. He will speak on Long Beach 2030: [...]

Parade and festival honor legacy of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr

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The 22nd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Peace & Unity Parade Celebration will take place on Saturday, January 16, 2010 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in Long Beach. This year, the parade’s theme is “Strength To Love”  — taken for Dr. King’s (1963) book published under the same name. “I chose this theme [...]

Where to go see the fantastic displays of Christmas lights in Long Beach

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Do you feel like your holiday is ruined because you missed the Long Beach Christmas parades? Don’t fret, there’s still a chill in the air and it’s the perfect time to go look at Christmas lights. Whether you prefer to stroll the streets to get an up close view or drive the decorated streets listening [...]

Christmas Tree Lane holiday events plan for Santa and Snow

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The Christmas Tree Lane parade may have already marched into the twilight, but the fun continues in this festive area of Wrigley with holiday events all month long. Additional Daisy Avenue Entertainment Nights are planned for December 18-20 starting at 7:00 p.m. on the green at 20th Street and Daisy Avenue. Santa will be on [...]

Holiday events bring cheer to Long Beach in December

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The left-over turkey is put away and the holiday season is officially in full swing. The city will be filled with goodwill and holiday cheer everywhere you look. For those that like to stroll the streets looking at Christmas lights, there will be decorative lights downtown and uptown, along with Christmas trees and holiday parades, [...]

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