|#1 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
1465 Peterson Ave Long Beach CA - 562-599-3985
~0.85 miles from Signal Hill city center
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|#2 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Long Beach Arts
695 Alamitos Ave Long Beach CA - 562-435-5995
~1.65 miles from Signal Hill city center
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Since 1924, Long Beach Arts has been a non-profit art organization and an on-going collaborative venture between local artists and the community.The gallery hosts a wide variety of juried, group exhibitions in most media.Address: 5372 Long Beach Blvd. (north of Del Amo), North Long Beach! (90805)Gallery Hours: Wednesdays through Sundays, Noon to 4 p.m. (Closed between exhibitions.)Visitors can discover our current exhibition topic or media by scanning our calendar (tab above).Artists can click through for entry information.
|#3 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Museum of Latin American Art
628 Alamitos Ave Long Beach CA - 562-437-1689
~1.70 miles from Signal Hill city center
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The Museum of Latin American Art's flavor is unlike the traditional European/American art seen in art classes--it's bolder and brighter. The art includes photography, sculpture and painting and the display changes on a regular basis. The gift shop has items ranging from inexpensive items to quality (pricey) art items.http://www.molaa.org
|#4 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Surgery Center of Long Beach
2880 Atlantic Ave # 160 Long Beach CA - 562-988-9566
~1.75 miles from Signal Hill city center
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|#5 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Long Beach Casting Club
4901 E. 7th St. Long Beach CA
~1.87 miles from Signal Hill city center
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Welcome to the Long Beach Casting Club. If you like fly fishing, or want to learn more about fly fishing, you’re at the right place. Every year we offer classes in casting, rod building and fly tying. These classes are free to the public except for a modest cost for materials.Founded in 1925, we are fortunate to have a lighted casting pond, a newly-renovated club house and one of the largest membership bases in California. Non-members are also welcome to attend our monthly meetings and enjoy the variety of speakers who enthusiastically share their knowledge and their experience.
|#6 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Broadway By the Sea
2725 E Broadway Long Beach CA - 562-434-4494
~1.91 miles from Signal Hill city center
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|#7 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Long Beach Museum Art
2300 E Ocean Blvd Long Beach CA - 562-439-2119
~2.05 miles from Signal Hill city center
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The Long Beach Museum of Art is a museum located on Ocean Blvd. in the Bluff Park neighborhood of Long Beach, California. The museum occupies the historic 1912 Elizabeth Milbank Anderson house and carriage house (designed by Charles Alonzo Rich) and a new two-story pavilion, and includes oceanfront gardens. The museum is open Tuesday to Sunday, 11am-5pm. Admission is free to the museum on Fridays (as of 2005).Strengths in the permanent collection include American decorative arts objects, early 20th century European art, California Modernism, and contemporary art of California.The museum also has an oceanview café with outdoor tables, Claire’s at the Museum, that is open for lunch on weekdays, and also has a popular weekend brunch.
|#8 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Long Beach Grand Prix
3000 Pacific Ave Long Beach CA
~2.24 miles from Signal Hill city center
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The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is an open-wheel race held on a temporary road course in Long Beach, California.The Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach is an open-wheel race held on a street circuit in Long Beach, California. It was the premier circuit in the Champ Car from 1996, and was the first event in the World Series each year from 2004. The 2008 race was the last race for Champ Cars as the series merged with the Indy Racing League, and is now an event on the Indycar Series calendar.The Long Beach Grand Prix in April is the single largest event in the city of Long Beach. Attendance for the weekend regularly reaches or exceeds 200,000 people.The Long Beach Grand Prix is the longest running major "street" race held on the North American continent. It started in 1975 as a Formul...
|#9 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
California State University Long Beach
1250 N Bellflower Blvd Long Beach CA - 562-985-4111
~2.37 miles from Signal Hill city center
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California State University, Long Beach (also known as Cal State Long Beach, Long Beach State, CSULB, LBSU, or The Beach) is the largest campus of the California State University system and the second largest university in the state of California by enrollment. The University is located at the southeastern coastal tip of Los Angeles County, less than a mile from the border with Orange County. (Map)CSULB has repeatedly been recognized as one of "America's Best Value Colleges" by the Princeton Review. More than 30 factors are considered to rate the colleges in four categories: academics, tuition GPA (the sticker price minus average amount students receive in gift aid scholarships and grants), financial aid (how well colleges meet students' financial need) and student borrowing. The univers...
|#10 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Downtown Long Beach (Neighborhood)
Long Beach CA
~2.42 miles from Signal Hill city center
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|#11 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Belmont Plaza Pool
4000 E. Olympic Plaza Long Beach CA
~2.54 miles from Signal Hill city center
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|#12 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
110 W Ocean Blvd # 537 Long Beach CA - 562-435-0065
~2.55 miles from Signal Hill city center
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|#13 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center
300 E Ocean Blvd Long Beach CA
~2.67 miles from Signal Hill city center
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The Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center is a convention center located in Long Beach, California. It was built on the site of the Long Beach Municipal Auditorium beginning in 1962. The primary venues of the complex include:The Long Beach Arena was the first building to be completed in the complex. Capacities are as follows: 11,200 for hockey, 13,609 for basketball, and either 4,550, 9,200 or 13,500 for concerts depending on the seating chart.The Arena has hosted various entertainment and professional and college sporting events, most notably the volleyball events of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games. It is also noted as a top venue for hip-hop concerts, although entertainers such as Frank Sinatra and Heavy Metal/Hard Rock bands AC/DC, Iron Maiden, Avenged Sevenfold, Ozzy Osbou...
|#14 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Los Angeles CA
~2.69 miles from Signal Hill city center
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Walter Pyramid, formerly known as Long Beach Pyramid, is a 5,000-seat, indoor multi-purpose stadium on the campus of California State University, Long Beach in Long Beach, California.Long Beach Pyramid was officially opened on 30 November 1994, when it hosted a Long Beach State 49ers men's basketball game against University of Detroit Mercy, which aired live on ESPN. A standing-room only crowd of 5,021 saw Long Beach come away victorious with a final score of 71-64.The Long Beach Pyramid was designed by Don Gibbs and built by the Nielson Construction Company of San Diego. The building of Long Beach Pyramid cost approximately $22 million dollars. Each side of the perimeter of Walter Pyramid measures 345 feet (105 m), making it a mathematically true pyramid. It is one of only three t...
|#15 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Us Air Force Hlth Pro Recruit
444 W Ocean Blvd # 1418 Long Beach CA - 562-435-1009
~2.73 miles from Signal Hill city center
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The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare, space warfare, and cyberwarfare service branch of the United States armed forces and one of the American uniformed services. Initially part of the United States Army, the USAF was formed as a separate branch of the military on September 18, 1947 under the National Security Act of 1947. It is the most recent branch of the U.S. military to be formed. In its 2010 Posture Statement, the USAF articulates its core functions as Nuclear Deterrence Operations, Special Operations, Air Superiority, Global Integrated ISR, Space Superiority, Command and Control, Cyberspace Superiority, Personnel Recovery, Global Precision Attack, Building Partnerships, Rapid Global Mobility and Agile Combat Support.As of 2009 the USAF operates 5,573 manned air...
|#16 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
VA Long Beach Healthcare System
5901 E 7th St Long Beach CA - 562-494-2611
~2.81 miles from Signal Hill city center
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The United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is a government-run military veteran benefit system with Cabinet-level status. It is the United States government’s second largest department, after the United States Department of Defense. With a total 2009 budget of about $87.6 billion, VA employs nearly 280,000 people at hundreds of Veterans Affairs medical facilities, clinics, and benefits offices and is responsible for administering programs of veterans’ benefits for veterans, their families, and survivors.The benefits provided include disability compensation, pension, education, home loans, life insurance, vocational rehabilitation, survivors’ benefits, medical benefits and burial benefits. It is administered by the United States Secretary of Veterans Affairs.The United Stat...
|#17 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Us Defense Dept
1 World Trade Ctr Long Beach CA - 562-435-3313
~2.81 miles from Signal Hill city center
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The United States Department of Defense (USDOD, DOD or DoD, initially briefly referred to as the National Military Establishment or NME) is the U.S. federal department charged with coordinating and supervising all agencies and functions of the government relating directly to national security and the United States armed forces. The Department of Defense is an evolution of the Department of War. The organization and functions of the DoD are set forth in Title 10 of the United States Code.The DoD is the major tenant of The Pentagon building near Washington, D.C., and has three major components – the Departments of the Army, Navy, and Air Force. Among the many DoD agencies are the Missile Defense Agency, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Pentagon Force Protection Ag...
|#18 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Long Beach Aquarium of Pacific
100 Aquarium Way Long Beach CA - 562-590-3100
~2.89 miles from Signal Hill city center
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The Aquarium of the Pacific (formerly called the Long Beach Aquarium of the Pacific) is a 501(c)3 non-profit aquarium located on a 5-acre (20,000 m2) site on Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, California. It is situated across the water from the Long Beach Convention Center, Shoreline Village, and the Queen Mary Hotel and Attraction.The Aquarium features a collection of over 12,500 animals representing over 650 different species. The facility focuses on the Pacific Ocean in three major permanent galleries, sunny Southern California and Baja, the frigid waters of the Northern Pacific and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific. Popular exhibits at the Aquarium also include the Aquarium's interactive Shark Lagoon (guests can pet sharks and sting rays) and Lorikeet Forest (guests can feed nec...
|#19 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Boathouse Lane Long Beach CA
~2.94 miles from Signal Hill city center
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One of the world's premier water skiing facilities. Sand beach, rest rooms, picnicking and ample parking. A great location to rent for a special event. Rates are available on request. The stadium was the site for the 1932 Olympic Rowing competition and the 1968 Olympic rowing trials. Marine Stadium was recently designated as an official state historic site. Water skiing is permissible in designated areas only between 8 a.m. and sunset. Rowing is allowed from sunrise to 8 a.m. Before sunrise and after sunset, rowing is allowed only with the proper running lights and observing the 5 mile per hour speed limit. The Southern California Speedboat Club (SCSC) has been putting on professional power boat races at Marine Stadium since 1946. SCSC continues that great tradition with the ann...
|#20 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Pacific Monarch Resorts
11 Golden Shore St # 520 Long Beach CA - 562-628-9040
~2.97 miles from Signal Hill city center
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|#21 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Long Beach City College
4901 E. Carson St. Long Beach CA
~3.07 miles from Signal Hill city center
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Long Beach City College, established in 1927, is a community college located in Long Beach, California. It is divided into two campuses. The Liberal Arts Campus, known as LAC, is located in the residential community of the Lakewood Village section of Long Beach, on Carson Street west of Clark Avenue. The Pacific Coast Campus, known as PCC, is located in central Long Beach, near the city of Signal Hill, on Pacific Coast Highway east of Orange Avenue. It is the only college in the Long Beach Community College District.The college as a whole is known as LBCC, as well as “City.” LBCC serves the cities of Long Beach, Lakewood, Signal Hill, and Santa Catalina Island. As of the Spring 2007 semester, the college has an enrollment of 26,729.The superintendent-president of the College is Eloy Oa...
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Long Beach Rowing Association
5750 Boathouse Lane Long Beach CA
~3.07 miles from Signal Hill city center
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On March 30, 1907, Stanford University and the San Diego Rowing Club competed in a pair of four-oared shells on Alamitos Bay in Long Beach. It was the first rowing event in Long Beach, and the first four-oared race on the Pacific coast. During the roaring 20’s a group of local developers known as the Channel Club had the low-lying tidelands of the Alamitos Bay dredged of more than seven million cubic yards of sand, silt and mud to create a recreational boating lagoon. Soon thereafter, the lagoon caught the eye of the Los Angeles Local Organizing Committee for the Xth Olympic Games as an ideal site for the rowing events, so the Marine Stadium was born. The US men’s 8+ represented by the University of California-Berkeley men won the Xth Olympiad that year defeating Italy, Canada and Great Br...
|#23 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Rancho Los Alamitos Museum
6400 E Bixby Hill Rd Long Beach CA - 562-431-3541
~3.24 miles from Signal Hill city center
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A Brief History from their website:Maybe it was the plentiful water flowing deep within the earth ... or the extraordinary views that reached from the mountains to the sea ... or the remark able peace that seemed to envelope the land ...Whatever it was, the wind-swept mesa that we now call Rancho Los Alamitos has drawn people to it for centuries.The Native Americans were probably the first, establishing Povuu'nga around 500 A.D. Povuu'nga was a sacred cere monial and trading village.More than 1200 years later, in 1790, a Spanish foot soldier, Manuel Nieto, received the area as part of a 300,000 acre land grant for his retirement. Disputes with Mission San Gabriel quickly reduced his holdings to 167,000 acres. His property was further diminished in 1806 when Nieto's heirs ...
|#24 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Us Coast Guard
165 Pico Ave Long Beach CA - 562-980-4465
~3.25 miles from Signal Hill city center
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The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States armed forces and one of seven uniformed services. The Coast Guard is a maritime, military, multi-mission service unique among the military branches for having a maritime law enforcement mission (with jurisdiction in both domestic and international waters) and a federal regulatory agency mission as part of its mission set. It operates under the Department of Homeland Security during peacetime, and can be transferred to the Department of the Navy by the President or Congress during time of war.Founded by Alexander Hamilton as the Revenue Cutter Service on 4 August 1790, it lays claim to being the United States' oldest continuous seagoing service. As of August 2009, the Coast Guard had approximately 42,000 men and women o...
|#25 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Cruise Line Terminal
Los Angeles CA
~3.36 miles from Signal Hill city center
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San Pedro is the home of The Port of Los Angeles World Cruise Center. Major Cruise Lines offer vacation cruises to Baja California, the Mexican Riviera, Alaska, Hawaii, and other destinations around the world. Celebrity Cruises, Costa Cruise Lines, Crystal Cruises, the Cunard Line, the Disney Cruise Line, the Holland American Line, the Norwegian Cruise Line, Oceania Cruises, Princess Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, the Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, and Catalina Express, along with other cruise lines offer frequent sailings that make San Pedro the busiest passenger port of call on the United States West Coast. Carnival Cruise Lines departs from Long Beach, California.
|#26 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
RMS Queen Mary
Los Angeles CA
~3.40 miles from Signal Hill city center
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RMS Queen Mary is a retired ocean liner that sailed the North Atlantic Ocean from 1936 to 1967 for the Cunard Line (then Cunard-White Star when the vessel entered service). Built by John Brown and Company, Clydebank, Scotland, she was designed to be the first of Cunard's planned two-ship weekly express service from Southampton to Cherbourg to New York, in answer to the mainland European superliners of the late 1920s and early 1930s. After their release from World War II troop transport duties, Queen Mary and her running mate RMS Queen Elizabeth commenced this two-ship service and continued it for two decades until Queen Mary's retirement in 1967. The ship is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is permanently berthed in Long Beach, California serving as a museum ship and...
|#27 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Rancho Los Cerritos Historic
4600 N Virginia Rd Long Beach CA - 562-570-1755
~3.62 miles from Signal Hill city center
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Most of the collections and archival holdings of the Rancho Los Cerritos Historic Site are site-specific and relate to its present role as a historic adobe museum and representative site in Southern California. The collections comprise historical items from Rancho Los Cerritos and its owners and residents (including John Temple, owner of the rancho from 1843 to 1866 and builder of the two-story Monterey-style adobe in 1844, and members of the Bixby family, which owned the rancho between 1866 and 1955); the adobe’s Victorian furnishings; and artifacts relating to the cattle- and sheep-ranching eras and the development of the Long Beach area. The Rancho Los Cerritos research library and rancho archives are a rich repository of materials pertaining to the Rancho era and California history. Am...
|#28 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Long Beach Yacht Club
6201 E. Appian Way Long Beach CA
~3.91 miles from Signal Hill city center
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Long Beach Yacht Club is located on a promontory at the east end of Naples Island in Long Beach, California. Committees organize and manage a full schedule of yachting, educational, social and public-outreach programs, and the Club is recognized throughout the worldwide yachting community for its hospitality.LBYC youth programs are strong and widely popular, focused primarily on swimming, sailing, surfing and — most importantly — fun. Parents and Club staff ensure there is a healthy mix of education, training and social activities. Sailing programs have access to boats ranging from eight-foot Sabots to Catalina-37 match race boats. The Long Beach Yacht Club Sailing Foundation makes its fleet of eleven identical Catalina-37s available for regattas, for education and training, ...
|#29 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
The Shops at Rossmoor
Seal Beach CA
~5.22 miles from Signal Hill city center
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|#30 of 30 Things To Do in Signal Hill|
Los Angeles CA
~5.93 miles from Signal Hill city center
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Wilmington, California is a neighborhood of Los Angeles, with industry as its primary economic activity. It lies adjacent to the Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, and Harbor City. Wilmington is the site of Banning House and Drum Barracks, or Camp Drum, the only major American Civil War landmark in California. The ZIP Codes for Wilmington are 90744, and 90748 for P.O. boxes only.The Port of Los Angeles neighborhood of Wilmington was included in the 1784 Spanish land grant of Rancho San Pedro and was known as New San Pedro from 1858 to 1863, when it became the city of Wilmington. It was named by “Father of the Harbor” Phineas Banning after his Delaware birthplace. The City of Los Angeles annexed Wilmington in 1909, and today it and neighboring San Pedro form the waterfront of one of the worl...