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real estate: DEL VALLE PARK - The Airplane Park Honoring America's War Heroes - 01/14/08 12:52 AM
Located on the corner of Arbor St. and Woodruff Ave., Del Valle Park was named after Jose del Valle, a liberator and statesman of Honduras. This popular park is also known as "Airplane Park" for the Douglas F3D "Skyknight" jet fighter proudly displayed on the southwest corner of the park. The jet in 'Airplane Park'
Lakewood's memorial, in the form of a Marine Corps jet fighter from the Korean Conflict, is a decommissioned Douglas Aircraft Company F3D "Skynight" fighter -- originally a gift from the Defense Department. In 1963, the refurbished plane was lifted on to a concrete pylon, nose up as if taking (4 comments)
real estate: CANCELLED - RANCH HOME IN LONG BEACH - 08/06/07 02:22 AM
"We cannot afford this house anymore!! We would like to see someone enjoy what this house has to offer!!" Located in a tree-lined street, this cute Long Beach ranch-style home is located close to two freeways, shoppings, and the ocean. Live here and you have access to the Los Altos school district. Millikan High School is four blocks away. Groceries, fast food, Starbucks, and other conveniences are only a walk away. Recent improvements to the home include: remodelled kitchen cabinets, wood laminate floors, landscaped backyard, automatic sprinkler system (front and back yards). MUST SEE to appreciate!! This house is priced to (8 comments)
real estate: Rantings and Ravings of a Blogger in Need of Sleep - Do We Really Care? - 08/03/07 05:03 AM
August 1, 2007. News Flash! "The Getty museum has agreed to return a prized statue, dubbed "The Aphrodite," to Italy following an acrimonious dispute over allegedly looted antiquities"... There are museums all over the United States and all over the world watching this news with anticipation and concern. A art history afficionado will tell you that artwork such as this have been stolen and resold dozens of times. Hitler stole massive quantities of artwork from the countries he conquered. Some of the pieces he stole have never been found. Others have resurfaced and have been found in the most unlikely (8 comments)
real estate: Leaving a Legacy - 08/03/07 04:21 AM
There is much history in my family. My grandparents from both sides experienced Spanish colonialism. My parents experienced overwhelming fear at a young age fron the atrocities committed around them during the Japanese occupation of the Philippines. As young adults, they dreamt of studying in San Francisco. They endured seemingly insurmountable hardships to accomplish this dreams. Now, it is up to me to continue the story of our heroic family - a legacy that will handed down from generation to generation. And so, I begin. With my stories, my examples, my accomplishment and my experiences - good or bad- I share it all with my (9 comments)
real estate: NAPLES, CA: One Man's Dream of A Taste of Italy in the West Coast - 07/26/07 02:39 PM
Naples, California is a peninsula on the southern most tip of Long Beach. It was the dream of A.M. Parsons and his son to bring a taste of Italy into southern California. Along with financier Henry Huntngton,A.M. Parsons formed the Naples Company with the hope of developing canals and a grand canal. This dream started taking shape in 1907. Today, the canals run for about a mile, comprised of a semicircular canal (Rivo Alto Canal) and a shorter straight canal (Naples Canal). The streets are named in Italian, further giving it that Italian flavor. Once inside the canals, you will see beautiful homes and yachts in a (3 comments)
real estate: Real Estate Investing: ACAPULCO, MEXICO - the City of the Stars - 07/22/07 04:30 PM
Acapulco is a really old city that has been a vacation destination for Europeans since the 1920s. In the 1960s and 70s, Acapulco became the destination for Hollywood's rich and famous. Los Flamingo Hotel is where the likes of John Wayne and Ron Ely used to stay. (In fact there is a "Tarzan" cabana!! The view from this hotel overwhelms the senses.
With its lush greenery, high cliffs and extensive views, this city caters to the tourism industry. It is a city worth checking out for investment! (20 comments)
real estate: LONG BEACH REAL ESTATE Presents the Tony Robbins Challenge - 07/20/07 04:22 PM
Making an impression in the Long Beach Real Estate market (as with other Real Estate markets) takes team work. It takes a vision, a mission and a plan. What if you only had 20 minutes to interact with someone and bring out that person's true potential, how would you do it? What if you were passionate about this and it was imperative that you take the point across all the potential objections? When we work with a team and we are the team's leader or guiding force, we are constantly faced with this task. More than likely, we already know that person's potential. (9 comments)
real estate: LONG BEACH REAL ESTATE presents AN EXCEPTIONALLY TALENTED 11 YEAR OLD - 07/20/07 05:36 AM
At the ripe old age of 11, violinist Sirena Huang performed at TED in August 2006. Although still a child, her performance shows that she has a musician's soul that transcends her years. What's most striking in her performance style is the way she combines technical ability with emotional force and nuance. (This is something we should strive for in our business.) In a charming interlude, Sirena praises the timeless design of her instrument, explaining how sound waves, amplification and frequency all play a part in her instrument. She also cleverly reminds the audience that today's audio systems are based on the same principles (3 comments)
real estate: LONG BEACH REAL ESTATE presents: Your Video Screen on Steroids - 07/20/07 05:00 AM
With the advent of high definition and t.v. displays, techies will tell you that the video screen has no more room for improvement. They are so wrong !! This video will change the way you think about computers. After years of research, Jeff Han has created a simple, multi-touch, multi-user screen interface that just might herald the end of the point-and-click era. At TED 2006, the audience whistled, clapped and gasped audibly as Han demoed (for the first time publicly) his prototype drafting table-cum-touch display, developed at NYU's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. This demo has been has been watched more than 600,000 (2 comments)
real estate: LONG BEACH REAL ESTATE PRESENTS The Debunking of Third World Myths - 07/20/07 04:00 AM
Once a year, 1000 people congregate in Monterrey to share ideas. These people are movers and shakers in their separate fields. They are philosophers, scientists, and creative thinkers. Many of the ideas shared are ahead of its time. Each expert is only given 15-20 minutes to share their ideas. Hans Rosling, a Swiss doctor and researcher is one of the regular speakers. In March 2007, Google purchased the Trendanalyzer software developed by Hans Rosling's nonprofit foundation. What do you know about the health and the economy of the world? Of developed countries compared to Third World countries? This man has an astounding (12 comments)
real estate: Real Estate Investing: ROSARITA, MEXICO - The Next Investment Frontier - 07/17/07 11:57 PM
Where else can you go and buy beachfront property for less than $1Million Five years ago, a law was passed by the Mexican government allowing foreigners to OWN property in Mexico. Rosarita, Mexico is one of those cities. Imagine waking up every morning and seeing this view from your bedroom! (Photos by Marie Kletke) This could be your view from your bedroom window each nite! Rosarita is only three hours drive from Long Beach. That's with light to medium traffic on the 405 and 5 Freeways, and medium to heavy traffic on Mexico's Highway #1. There are many American citizens living in Rosarita that own (4 comments)
Your landlord just raised the rent. You realize you'd rather invest in your future than pay the landlord's mortgage. After much discusision, you and your spouse decide that it's time look into buying a home. What do you do now? The first thing you need to do is to decide what cities or areas you would like to live in. Statistics show that you will probably consider a neighborhood that you visit regularly or have visited in the past. Once you have an idea which cities you would like to live in, visit a website that publishes listings to the general public such as www.homes.com, www.homegain.com or www.realtor.com. Get an (5 comments)
real estate: Heartwell Park - Long Beach, CA FIELD OF DREAMS: Future Golf Pros - 06/29/07 08:02 PM
Almost every day this summer, these two boys can be found walking to the nearby neighborhood driving range. Their inspiration? Tiger Woods. Golfers that hang out here say that Tiger used to practice here as a child. Welcome to Heartwell Park Golf Course and to Long BeachJunior Golf Academy! This IS where Tiger used to practice. In this article Robert Duran talks about his job as Tiger's first swing coach. Heartwell Golf Course is still an 18 hole 3 par course. The clubhouse, the fairway and the greens have been going through constant improvement the last few years. (The clubhouse serves great fries!) (2 comments)
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