COMMUNITY MEETING AT ROSE PARK
Rose Park Residents, local business owners and friends of Rose Park are invited to a community meeting to discuss the proposed improvements to Rose Park on 8th and Orizaba Avenue.
The meeting will take place on Thursday, September 28th from 4 to 5PM. We hope you will join us to give your input on these suggested improvements below.
Some of the improvements to Rose Park INCLUDE:
• Remove mosaic fill with concrete and stamp with
• Remove rose bushes
• Fill and pave planters
• Install small table and chairs
• Replace rose trees with drought tolerant plants
• Install gazebo lighting on the periphery
• Install locked electrical outlet
What’s NOT INCLUDED:
• Display Light
• Parks, Recreation and Marine does not maintain; susceptible to vandalism
• Up-lighting on trees
• PRM does not maintain up lights on trees
• Traffic calming measure in round about
• Round about is included in the Mid-City Bicycle
and Pedestrian Connections project that received
grant funding for improvements led by Public
Works Mobility team. For more information
contact Ricardo Light at
Questions or thoughts? Reach out at email@example.com
BLUFF HEIGHTS GARDEN CLUB
Bluff Heights Neighborhood Association is launching a local and FREE GARDEN CLUB, open to individuals and families who share a common interest in gardening. The Garden Club Kick-Off Event will take place on Saturday, September 23rd at 4:00 PM at 246 Obispo Avenue.
The goal is to maintain and support common, designated Bluff Heights areas (like the roundabout at Vista/Orizaba and Corto Place on Broadway), to share best-practices in gardening and seed/plant exchange, and promote relevant city, county, and state incentive programs (such as lblawntogarden.com, free city sources for compost/mulch, water storage barrels incentives, etc).
BRING YOUR OWN WEEK IN LONG BEACH
The first Bring Your Own week in Long Beach is a way to encourage folks to use reusables (cups, containers, bags) and reduce the amount of single use waste they are generating. BYO starts on Sept 29th and goes through Oct 7th at participating businesses.
LB Reuses, a coalition of Algalita, BYO Long Beach, Ethikli and Long Beach Recycles, is launching the first BYO Week! It’s a week of fun FREE activities, and opportunities to visit local businesses with reusable cups, bags and containers, collect stamps and win prizes!