Downtown 2nd Saturday Shop and Walk

Dear Downtown Friends and Neighbors, Get ready for the 2nd Saturday Shop & Walk in the East Village this Saturday, July 9th, from 11am-3pm, brought to you by your fellow Downtown Neighbors, Joen Garnica, Katherine Doloroso, and Eric Gray.  The event starts and ends within the entire shopping boundaries of the East Village encompassing Ocean Boulevard to 4th street, and...
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Save-the-date! July 23, 2011

2o11 WCHA Auction & Opportunity Drawing In lieu of July's meeting, Willmore City Heritage Association is hosting the 3rd Annual Auction and Opportunity Drawing.  We hope all  WCHA members and friends will attend.  This community fundraiser is taking place July 23, 2011 at the Bembridge Heritage Homesite - 953 Park Circle 90813 from 2:00 - 6:00pm. The event is ...
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PARA Final Friday’s!!!

Dear Fellow Downtown Friends and Neighbors, The below message is brought to you by the innovators of Final Friday... PARA.. OK Downtown LBC Partygoers, We are adding a little bit of sophistication to the Final Friday mix this month. We'll be gathering at District Wine, where the vino will be pouring at happy hour special pricing all night long. Also, we will have the ...
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Summer in Willmore

Many thanks to those who participated in the June meeting!  WCHA was recognized by Drake Park with a Certificate of Appreciation.  We love Drake Park!  Here's a brief run down for those who missed this wonderful neighborhood gathering: LB Police Department's Officer Laurie Briney informed us that in efforts to combat auto theft in the South Division, LBPD will be distri...
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A Final Friday & May Events

Hi! Here's a friendly reminder to attend some wonderful events happening in and around our community.  We especially hope you will attend our Spring Willmore Walk on Sunday May 1, 2011 and the Drake Park May Day Festival on Saturday May 7, 2011.  Have a great day! ______________________________ April Downtown Final Friday, by PARA Downtown Final Friday is happening thi...
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Thank You

A video about life and investment in Downtown Long Beach. Fellow Downtown residents, On behalf of the DRC Board and Executive Committee, I would like to extend my most sincere thanks to all of you who attended Thursday night's Planning Commission meeting on the Downtown Plan.  I would especially like to thank those who volunteered to speak.  Your comments, energy an...
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ACTION ALERT REMINDER: March 17 Meeting on Downtown Plan

Hi Everyone, This is a reminder to please attend a very important meeting on the Downtown Plan, which is being held tomorrow/Thursday, March 17 at 5:00 pm at City Hall. The following are the details: Public Study Session (on the Downtown Plan and Draft Environmental Impact Report) Thursday, March 17, 2011 - 5:00 p.m. - Planning Commission meeting City Coun...
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REMINDER: TOMORROW/MON: Special Residential Meeting on Downtown Plan—Monday 3/14

Hi Everyone, This is a reminder about a very important meeting for downtown residents, which is being held tomorrow/Monday, March 14 at 6:30 pm at King's Fish House.  The meeting will be focused on the advocacy for the Downtown Plan; please see below for more details.  I hope you can join me. Downtown is our home and for some of us it is also our livelihoo...
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Such a beautiful day in Willmore!

Many thanks to all of you who joined us this past Saturday for the 7th & Maine Planting Day Celebration.  The event was a wonderful success thanks to the many volunteers who worked tirelessly to plant the hundreds of plants.  If you happened to miss the day, take a stroll down to Willmore Heritage Park and enjoy the newly beautified pocket in our community. Event...
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Willmore Walks, Planting Day, and Support RDA

______________________________ REMINDER | Willmore Walks: What you see in your community! In collaboration with the WCHA, Long Beach resident and architecture graduate student Amber Lake is conducting a neighborhood survey of the Willmore City Historic for her thesis project.   Amber is seeking information regarding the residents perception of the place they live....
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February Events

Happy February everyone. Below is a list of events happening in your neighborhood this month. For those following the events surrounding the property at 1130 Cedar Avenue please SAVE THE DATE:  Thursday, March 18 at 5:00pm and attend the scheduled Planning Commission Hearing where the appeal filed by WCHA is tentatively scheduled to be discussed. In January WCHA filed a...
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Willmore Meeting

Many thanks to everyone who attended last weeks Cultural Heritage Commission hearing regarding the property at 1130 Cedar Avenue.  Unfortunately the Commission awarded the Certificate of Appropriateness to construct a 960-sq-ft-four-car-garage.  The WCHA is filing an appeal and is gathering signatures from the surrounding neighbors.  We will discuss this matter at tomorrows...
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Commences a preservation effort…

Dear WCHA members, friends, and supporters: Hope the holiday season has treated you and yours well.  Willmore City Heritage Association (WCHA) is commencing 2011 with an important preservation effort and requests your support. According to the City of Long Beach Willmore City Planned Development Plan (PD-10), the structure at 1130 Cedar Avenue contributes to the archi...
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The Holiday Season in Willmore City

Joy noel Willmore City, the holiday season has arrived, and baby it's cold outside! Thanks to those who joined us on the November Willmore Walks Porch Tour braving the cold.  We saw many festively decorated porches, toured Sherron Leno's home, and got spend time with a Rory and his lovely Colorado family who return to Willmore every year for Thanksgiving. If you would li...
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Neighbor’s Post

Thanks for attending yesterday's monthly community meeting, we hope you enjoyed the presentations by Charlie Gandy and Marshal Humphrey.   Join us for the two additional WCHA events this month: Victorian Holiday Decorating Event and Willmore Walks - Porches.  Also,  mark your calendars for the annual Willmore Holiday Potluck on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at the home of Ms....
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Bike-talk, Movie night, and Porches

Many thanks to those who were able to join us at the Willmore Historic District Sign unveiling.  We look forward to seeing many more of these signs being installed in our neighborhood in the very near future.  There are many exciting things to come this month and we hope you will join us.  Also mark your calendars for the annual Willmore Holiday Potluck on Wednesday, December...
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Willmore Heritage T-Shirts

Greetings everyone, At long last, the T-shirts proudly displaying our WCHA logo are finished and ready for purchase. If you pre-ordered your shirt, come to tomorrow's meeting to pick it up. Cost for shirts is $20. We have plenty of shirts, so if you'd like to buy one  ( and wear it with pride ) we'd love to see you tomorrow! Cheers, WCHA Board Members
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May 14th WECA Mtg. with Tom Reeves, City Prosecutor

West End Community Association  (WECA) is featuring Tom Reeves, City Prosecutor, at their next meeting on May 14th.  Tom will present an update on the Prosecutor's Office, as well as the City's sex offenders ordinance, from the Prosecutor's perspective.  He will be available for a question/answer session immediately following his presentation.   WECA Monthly Meeting Ma...
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