General Information Sites:

Weekend Calendarfor Long Beach– A wonderful site leading to events and activities in Long Beach. 

School Information– This site by the California Department of Education is the definitive list for all of the schools (public and private) in California.

City of Long Beach– City run site featuring information on all city services.

Crime Statistics by NeighborhoodNeighborhood Scout lets you pull all kinds of data about an area. It gives good overviews. Crime stats come at a fee but it is helpful to pay for a single month when you are learning a new area.

Long Beach City Guide– Fun facts and recommendations for everything from the practical to obscure.

Historic Places– Long Beach has 17 Historic Districts. The city has designated this place as having historic significancce.


Grunion Gazette-Great weekly local paper that gives a good overview of everything happening in Long Beach.