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Join Our Beach and Park Cleanup Day!

Join Our Beach and Park Cleanup Day!

Three hundred million pounds. That’s how much trash the Ocean Conservancy volunteers have collected from beaches over 30 years. Every September, these volunteers gather to clean up beaches, and every summer, members of the AMC community do the same. We’re sad that we...

4 Delicious Foods that Help Your Brain

4 Delicious Foods that Help Your Brain

Worried your brain could use some more help? A change in diet could be just what you need. According to Eva Selhub, MD, “Eating high-quality foods that contain lots of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants nourishes the brain and protects it from oxidative stress—the...

How to Practice Social Distancing While at the Beach

How to Practice Social Distancing While at the Beach

When you think of the beach, what comes to mind? Likely the sand between your toes, the refreshing waves cooling you down, and the crowds of people out for a day of fun. While many beaches along the California coastline are closed, some, like nearby Long Beach, are...

4 Ways to Care For Your Pet While Living in a Small Space

4 Ways to Care For Your Pet While Living in a Small Space

“Happiness is a warm puppy,” said Charles Schulz, and we think he was right! If you have a pet or are considering getting one, here are four tips for caring for your furry companion while living in a small space. Give Them Their Own Area Just like your human...

Pet Owners: 4 Tips to Help Thoroughly Clean Your Apartment

Pet Owners: 4 Tips to Help Thoroughly Clean Your Apartment

We all love our pets, but it can be hard work to clean up after them! One minute your apartment is spotless, the next it’s totally covered in animal dander and hair. Here are four helpful tips to keep your place from becoming a fur kingdom. Brush Them Regularly Those...

How to Decorate Small Spaces

How to Decorate Small Spaces

Steve Jobs once said, “[Design is] not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works.” He was talking about Apple products, but the same applies to interior design, especially when it comes to small spaces. How can we decorate small spaces to look...

Spring: A Season of Hope

Spring: A Season of Hope

The birds are singing, the flowers are blooming, and the sun is shining more and more. As the earth comes back to life, spring fills us with hope—even if we have to appreciate all the beauty from behind glass. With stay-at-home orders in place, many wonder if there is...

If You Want to Be a Good Neighbor, Avoid Doing These Three Things

If You Want to Be a Good Neighbor, Avoid Doing These Three Things

Annie Smith was going into labor, and Hurricane Harvey wasn’t stopping for her. As she and her husband worriedly watched the water rise in their home, a neighbor came over to check on them. A few minutes later, this good neighbor gathered others to form a human chain...