Holiday closures

CITY HALL

Long Beach City Hall will be open Monday, but most other area city halls - including Bellflower, Cerritos, Cypress, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, Lakewood, Los Alamitos, Paramount and Signal Hill - will be closed. Seal Beach will also close Monday, and remain closed through Jan. 2.

STREET SWEEPING AND TRASH PICKUP

Most street sweeping and trash pickup schedules will be affected by the holidays.

In Long Beach, there will be no collection on Christmas and New Year's Day. Collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of each week, ending on Saturday.

Street sweeping in Long Beach will not occur on Christmas Day or Jan. 1. It will occur on its regular schedule after the holidays with no delayed make-ups (there is no street sweeping on Mondays).

Bellflower will have no street sweeping Monday and Tuesday.

Cerritos will have regular street sweeping Monday, but delayed one day following Tuesday.

In Cypress, there will no street sweeping on the two days, and trash pickups will be delayed one day.

Downey's services will be regular on Monday, but trash will be delayed one day, while street sweeping will have regular schedule Wednesday.

Hawaiian Garden's schedule is not impacted by the holiday.


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In Lakewood, street sweeping and trash service will be normal on Monday. There will no street sweeping on the holiday and no make-up service, and trash pickup will be delayed one day.

Schedules will be normal in Los Alamitos, Norwalk, Paramount, Seal Beach and Signal Hill.

LIBRARIES

All libraries are closed to the public on Mondays, and will be closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1.

TREE RECYCLING

Long Beach's 21st annual Holiday "Treecycling" Tree Recycling program offers free disposal of trees, keeping the trees out of the trash.

Through Jan. 12, residents can drop off trees at several locations throughout the city. Residents with city refuse service can leave their trees out where trash is normally collected by 7 a.m. on Jan. 12.

All trees must have decorations and stands removed, and trees more than 12 feet tall should be cut in half.

For more details, visit www.longbeach- recycles.org.