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Starbucks at Spring and Bellflower Temporary Closure
Local Starbucks to Close for Remodel

Dear Reader,


The Starbucks location at 2890 N. Bellflower Blvd. (near Spring) is planning a temporary closure for a remodel.


The Starbucks will close Wednesday, March 21st around 3pm and re-open at 4:30am on Wednesday, March 28.


When stores are approximately 10 years old, they are scheduled for renovations.


If you have any questions, you may call the Bellflower and Spring Starbucks at (562) 420-1317.


Alternative Starbucks locations:


Palo Verde and Stearns

Long Beach Towne Center

Willow and Cherry

Upcoming Events

Shaping Up the Fifth

Lakewood Plaza


Saturday, March 31, 2012

8am - 10am


Meet at Emerson Parkside Academy

2625 Josie Avenue


Join Councilwoman Schipske and help shape up the 5th District and identify problems that need to be fixed in our neighborhoods. 


Volunteers are needed for this walk. Click here to register.




St. Maria Goretti Parish

Peace Love Carnival


March 16, 17 and 18


St. Maria Goretti

3954 Palo Verde (Palo Verde at Carson)


Free admission, free parking


For more information and the carnival schedule, click here.  



Too Toxic To Trash

Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup


Saturday, March 24, 2012

9am - 3pm

Long Beach Veteran's Stadium

Clark Avenue and Conant Street 


For a map and list of what you may and may not bring, click here 



 Long Beach Boy Scout Troop 212's Annual Fundraiser

 Free E-Waste Drop-off and Parking Lot Rummage Sale


Grace First Presbyterian Church

3955 Studebaker Road

Saturday, March 24, 2012

8am -2pm


Donations (furniture, clothing, books, household items, etc.) may be dropped off on March 23 from 12pm - 6pm


E-Waste (TVs, computers, monitors, keyboards, electrical cords, etc.) may be dropped off on either March 23rd  or you may use the convenient and free drive-thru service on March 24th



Free e-Waste and Document Shredding at

Wilson High School


Saturday, March 24, 2012 

9am - 2pm


Wilson High School

4400 E. 10th Street

Event will be in the Parking Lot (by Blair Field located on Park Avenue across from Wilson High School)


For details on what they will and will not accept, click here 



Long Beach Reads


March 2012


The 2012 book is Zorro by Isabel Allende


Out of the Night...Comes the Horseman Known as Zorro 

Tuesday, March 20, 2012

1pm - 2:30pm

El Dorado Community Center -- 2800 Studebaker Road


Hosted by the Friends of the Long Beach Public Library. Marie-Jo Machefert will interview Antoinette Lane, author of Guy Wiliams The Man Behind the Mask, a tribute to the actor who immortalized Zorro on television in the 1950s. Watch a DVD episode from the original series. Opportunity drawing for a copy of Zorro including a special hidden treasure.


For information, call Marve Watkins-King at (562) 598-6061


For a complete list of "One Book" events, visit




Millikan DEFEAT Club Charity Festival


Join the DEFEAT Club in their fight to defeat diabetes


Saturday, March 31, 2012

11am - 4pm

Good Neighbor Park

2800 Studebaker Road


The event is free and open to the public. Activities include food trucks, arts and crafts and music.


Click here to view the flier