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Come to Our Virtual Beach Cleanup this July 25

Come to Our Virtual Beach Cleanup this July 25

Do you know about the beach cleanups that the Ocean Conservancy does every year? Every September, many, many volunteers make a big effort to clean their local beaches. And after 30 years, this event has picked up over 300 million pounds of garbage. Every summer,...

Happy National Smoothie Day! 3 Ways to Celebrate

Happy National Smoothie Day! 3 Ways to Celebrate

Who doesn’t love a smoothie when the weather is warm? Coming the day after the first day of summer, National Smoothie Day on June 21 is the perfect opportunity to enjoy a cool, refreshing blend of fruit and ice. But rather than keeping it simple, here are three ways...

How to Celebrate the Fourth of July Indoors with Crafts

How to Celebrate the Fourth of July Indoors with Crafts

With so much currently up in the air, and with every state implementing different regulations and rules, it’s so hard to make any plans—especially for the major holidays. With the Fourth of July coming up, now’s a great time to get some craft projects prepped in case...

A Brief History Lesson on Memorial Day

A Brief History Lesson on Memorial Day

Memorial Day may bring images of barbecues, outdoor activities, or a day off work to your mind. While Memorial Day does often include those elements, it’s much, much more! This holiday deserves our attention, as it honors the soldiers we lost during their service in...

Why You Should Set Aside One Day Each Month to Bike Instead of Drive

Why You Should Set Aside One Day Each Month to Bike Instead of Drive

Did you know that cyclists may actually experience the least exposure to air pollution compared with those who drive or ride the bus on their commute? A study from the University of Leeds found that cyclists got to their destination faster and were less likely to have...

Most Surprising Benefits of Volunteering

Most Surprising Benefits of Volunteering

Life gets crazy, and it can be exhausting to squeeze everything on our to-do list or want-to-do list into just 24 hours each day. According to an H&R Block survey, the typical American has fourteen things on their to-do list that they’re putting off! If that...

Why Trees Are Important to Our Community

Why Trees Are Important to Our Community

Have you hiked through Angeles National Forest? In Santa Ana, we’re fortunate to be only a 45-minute drive away from this striking treasure trove of Douglas firs, Coulter pines, and California black walnut trees. At California Palms Apartments, we’re also lucky to...