LONG BEACH, CALIF. -- Fernando Cortez, center, Anthony Marin, left, Anthony Sanchez, right, and David Ybanez plant a Aristocrat Flowering Pear tree along Anaheim Street in Long Beach, Calif. on May 2, 2009. Volunteers helped the Long Beach Housing Development Company (LBHDC) plant 21 trees along Anaheim Street from Magnolia to Pacific Avenues, the grass area next top Cisco Burger and 14th Street Park.
As part of the Youth Beautification Project, youth from
LBHDC-assisted affordable housing developments planned and organized neighborhood cleanups including this tree planting.
Photo by Jeff Gritchen/Long Beach Press-Telegram