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General Announcements



Lenora Browning, LW resident. Phone (562) 493-5457. Seal Beach Business License #BRN0001.



Sponsorship needed for teen singers and bands. Let them come sing for you or your club. Info (562) 338-5710.


Attention Fitness Lovers!

I have an upper-body Nautilus machine that needs a patio home. Please, let’s share the use of my machine. (562) 493-8855.




White Christian male, trim, healthy, seeks same in female for companionship, walks, talks, etc. (562) 596-5219


Home Improvement




PENA CONSTRUCTION. Ruben PENA. General Contractor. State Contractor’s License #336991. (562) 430-4216. Room Additions, etc.


J.C.KRESS CONSTRUCTION, INC.Free estimates/design by LW resident. All improvements - room additions. State Contractor’s License #525989. Call us: (562) 430-9380.


JOHN M. BERGKVIST General Building Contractor, State Contractor’s License #638079. Everything from skylights to remodels and room additions. (562) 433-3052.



(562) 596-0559

Fixer-upper interior renovations, custom upgrades. Pantries, closets , existing counter tops & cabinets redone to look different, mouldings; floor/window coverings; painting. Contractor’s License #723262.


(562) 596-0559.


Additions & Remodeling, Kitchen & Bath Remodeling, Windows, Tile & Stonework. State Contractor’s License #393071. OGAN CONSTRUCTION, INC. (562) 596-7757.





Serving Leisure World exclusively for over 30 years. Wardrobe closets redesigned, roll out drawers for kitchens, bathrooms and closets. Call for appointment (562) 598-4552 or (949) 378-0616, or go on line at Seal Beach Business License #MER0001.


Carpeting & Flooring


(562) 596-0559

Floor coverings-linoleum, laminate, carpet. 30 years in LW. Contractor’s License #723262.



(562) 596-0559


Gardening Service


Complete maintenance and landscape. Serving Leisure World since 1978. Planting, clean-ups, fertilization. New lawns, etc. Offering my services to all Mutuals. Honest and reliable. State Contractor’s License #779462. Call (562) 863-7739, 743-3832 or (714) 527-1172.


Handyman Service





Call (562) 596-1337 for work to be done. Call returned Monday through Friday, after 5 p.m. No job too small.


Heat pump filters cleaned; clean lint from dryers; vacuum light wells; dead bolt locks installed; entry locks installed; glass door locks and rollers installed; windows and screens washed; skylights washed and repaired, also new domes; hang pictures and mirrors; phone work done; new doorbells installed and repaired. Repair lamps. Seal Beach Business License #JIM0001.





Painting and Carpentry. Masonry and Tile. Call (562) 596-6013 for appointment. Calls returned daily. Skylights cleaned, repaired, domes replaced. Fiberglass or Hardi Backer paneling board installed on patio block walls. Seal Beach Business License #GAR0005.



Ted & Jeri Nowell, LW Residents, Honest and reliable (562) 430-1104. Seal Beach Business License #NOW0001.


Handyman Rick. Painting, carpentry, TV wall mounts, gates, clean AC filters, ovens, windows. (562) 598-1000. Seal Beach Business License #RIL0001.



(562) 596-0559

Fixer-uppers, interior renovations, custom upgrades. Crown molding, baseboards, counter tops, redone to look new, but different, interior painting, closets, pantries redesigned, exterior window frames painted white. Contractor’s License #723262


(562) 596-0559



BEL-RICH PAINTING: Free estimates, small/large jobs. Contractor’s License #705131. (714) 220-9702; 1-800-618-2220.


Blue Sky Painting & Construction

Guaranteed work, Insurance, State General Building B and Painting License #632956. (562) 822-5632.


Miller Painting Company, free estimates, all work guaranteed. (714) 600-4437. Contractor’s License #725681.


Brian’s Painting

No job too small. Contractors License #800765. (562) 233-9830.


(562) 596-0559


Interiors, cabinets. Entry doors, cabinets refinished or painted, new baseboards, crown moulding. References for every street in LW, 35 years in LW. Contractor’s License #723262.


(562) 596-0559



Service, Installation

LEISURE WORLD SCREEN SERVICE. For all your screening needs. Ted and Jeri Nowell, LW residents (562) 430-1104. Seal Beach Business License #NOW0001.


PROFESSIONAL MOBILE SCREEN SERVICE New screens, re-screening, screen doors, retractable screens, new and repair. Since 1988. Call today. (562) 493-8720. State Contractors License #578194.


Skylights Cleaning & Repair



Skylights washed, lubricated, repair and new domes replaced by JIMMY’S HANDYMAN. Call for appointment. (562) 596-1337. Seal Beach Business License #JIM0001.


Skylights cleaned and repaired or domes replaced by THE HANDY COUPLE, Ted and Jeri Nowell, LW residents. Licensed and insured. (562) 430-1104. Seal Beach Business License #NOW0001.


Upholstery - New/Old


Divans from $229, Chairs, $119, discount fabrics. Free estimates. Bill (714) 228-9153.


Wallpaper Removal & Installation

Darrell’s Wallpaper Hanging and Removal. Free estimates. State Contractor’s License #741588. (714) 255-9568.


Window Coverings Sales & Installation

(562) 596-0559


Blinds, shutters, drapes, sheers, valances. 35 years serving Leisure World. Contractor’s License #723262.


(562) 596-0559


Coast Factory Blinds

Shutters, Verticals, Wood Blinds, Pleated Shades, all at wholesale prices. Serving LW for 20 years. We don’t just make blinds, we make friends. Free estimates. State Contractor’s License #660872. (562) 493-4228.



Help Wanted

Budget Storage

Needs part-time assistant manager. Come work for a safe, secure, customer friendly environment, family owned. Come join our gated community, as many Leisure World residents experience. Qualification requirements include, but not limited to the following: Experience in self-storage preferred, but not a requirement, full office operations, customer service, processing payments, leasing. Computer literate, experience with U-Haul truck rental, honest with integrity, detail oriented a must. Location: Westminster, CA, Compensation: $10/hour. Please e-mail resume: or fax to (714) 379-9779.


Seeking experienced elder care. LW or Seal Beach residents willing to work part time 2-hour shifts or more, and weekends. Scheduled weekly around your availability. (562) 596-2019. Seal Beach Business License GRU0001.


Service Directory

Barber Services

Men’s Barber $10. Shear & clipper cuts, including, not limited to facial hair, ears, nose, eyebrows. LW resident. License #3142-B. Cell (562) 206-3518.


Beauty Services


Get your hair care needs met in the relaxing atmosphere of your own home. Cuts-Perms-Color. Serving Leisure World residents for 36 years. Mel (562) 431-4827; cell: (562) 480-9341. Cosmetology License #KC75538.


Coni’s Mobile Hair

Home Service, 31 years. Cosmetology License #KK39075. Cell (714) 315-5363. Seal Beach Business License #LIB0003.



$99 Special! Eyebrow.

License Esthetician #2103890. Free consultation, LW Resident. (904) 716-9933 or (562) 810-6454.


Christine’s Hair Service. Full in your home service. Cut, Trim, Color, Perm. License #KK335182 (714) 603-1213.



Are you feeling frustrated with your computer? I will come to you. Lessons, viruses, setup new computers, printers, Internet, wireless, Apple, cameras, photos. Tina Schaffer, (562) 755-6199. Seal Beach Business License #CIP0001.


Financial Services

Light bookkeeping in your home or mine. Balancing checkbook, paying bills, tax preparation and etc. Please call Helen at (714) 873-3770. Seal Beach Business License #KRU0001.


Free Services

LW residents and noncommercial LW organizations may place ads offering free services to other LWers at no cost under the “Free Services” headings.


Y’s Service Club of the YMCA will assist residents with small non-professional jobs. We change light bulbs, clean air conditioner filters, hang a small picture or mirror, remove or place items on a high shelf, air bicycle tires, etc. Donations gladly accepted. Call week days between 8 am and 5 pm, (562) 493-6291 or (562) 626-8157 for the month.


Does your walker need new tennis balls? Delivery and installation provided. Please give your name and phone number. Maria Giegerich (562) 596-9983.


The American Cancer Society is the nationwide community based voluntary health organization. Anyone diagnosed with cancer can receive FREE rides to and from their medical appointments. Please call Ruth Harrison, Mutual 14, (562) 598-5104 if in need of a ride.


Keep LW Rolling!

No charge bicycle repair - you pay for parts only. If I can’t fix it, I will take it to a local bike shop of your choice for free. Rich (562) 537-1185.


Home Care & Personal Assistants


Readers are urged to ask advertisers for references; call those references; and to verify advertisers’ business license numbers by calling Seal Beach City Hall, 431-2527.


NANCY’S LW Personal Assistants provides in-home care with screened, bonded, and insured employees from a highly rated nationwide agency at special discounted rates for LW residents. Call (562) 596-2019. Seal Beach Business License #GRU0001.


(562) 230-4648

All kinds and levels of patient care. Meals, appointments, bathing, medications, shopping, laundry, physical therapy assistance, etc. 15 years in LW. Seal Beach Business License #CAM0002.

(562) 230-4648


Experienced caregiver, dependable, hardworking, honest, male, female, will work hourly or live in. Doctors appointments, marketing, light housekeeping. Call Heidi (562) 277-3650 cell/(562) 531-4423. Seal Beach Business License #HYC0001.


CHRISTIAN HOME HEALTH Services. Experienced, knowledgeable caregivers, honest, assertive, fluent English. Hourly/full-time, doctor’s appointments, errands. Bernadine (562) 310-0280. Seal Beach Business License #BCS0002. Bonded/insured.


Marlene’s Personal Services: Need a companion? Need a ride? Help with errands? Doctor, airport, shopping, meals, movies, etc. Call me (562) 596-0775. Seal Beach Business License #MEH0001.


Experienced resident caregiver/ personal assistant, miscellaneous chores. Seal Beach Business License #MCL0001. (562) 431-5622.


Caring mature lady to help you with meals, laundry, cleaning, shopping. Call Elaine (562) 427-7251. Seal Beach Business License #EHA0001.


Caregiver, full or part time. Experience, References. (562) 234-6749. Seal Beach Business License #ARC0001.


House Cleaning

Patricia Housecleaning - weekly, biweekly or monthly, excellent references in LW. Call (562) 397-4659. Seal Beach Business License #LUC0001.

----------------------------------------TONY DO’S MAINTENANCE

LW resident. Window washing, carpet cleaning, general house cleaning, vacancies (complete cleaning for resale) Reasonable prices. Excellent work. Call Tony Do (714) 534-1824, evenings. Seal Beach Business License #TON0002.


Cathy’s House & Carpet Cleaning.

References. (714) 292-4913. Seal Beach Business License #GAR0005.


Chen’s general house cleaning, $30 per visit. LW resident. (562) 493-3489. Seal Beach Business License #CHC0003.


Phil cleans windows, walls, move-in, move-out, etc. 30 years experience. Seal Beach Business License #ABL0001. (562) 438-1492.


QUANG TRAN’S experienced quality cleaning services. We do everything you need to make your house sparkling clean. General house cleaning, window washing, skylight cleaning, carpet shampooing, painting, vacancies. We’ll make you happy you called QUANG TRAN (714)531-6306; Cell (714) 651-2950. Seal Beach Business License #QUA0003.


Moving & Storage


Your moving service, any size job. (310) 387-2618. Calif Carrier #0263644.


J&D Haul away and cleanup service. No job too small, fast reliable, great prices. Seal Beach Business License #BRA0002. (562) 841-3787.


Notary Services

Notary, Edith Hampton, here in L.W. (562) 626-8157.


Pet Services

Dog walking and other services offered. 15% Senior Discount! Seal Beach Business License #GRA0004. (562) 285-7448.



Need a Ride?

Irene handles all transportation needs. (562) 431-3679. Seal Beach Business License #NEE0001.



Autos/RVs/Boats/Trailers Wanted


Boat, motorcycle, truck - running or not. We are local - call anytime! We pay cash and remove promptly! We do DMV and Release of liability for you! Bonded/Licensed since 1985! Call us so we can come out and give you a quote.

Local call: (562) 684-0901


Autos/RVs/Boats/Trailers For Sale

Silver 1999 Ford F-250 7.3 diesel truck. Original Owner! 138,000 miles. Super duty, super cab. Limited slip axle. Well maintained. Factory tow package, camper package. Electric brakes. Fifth wheel hitch. $7,900. (562) 596-6424.



Electric Cars/Scooters/Mobile Chairs For Sale

Electric Golf Cars, Sales, Parts, Service (714) 292-9124.


Golf carts, scooters, great condition, good prices. (562) 431-6859.


Red scooter, good condition. $550.

Call (562) 493-8812.



Forest Lawn Cypress Memorial Park. Companion lawn crypts. Block 1291, Everlasting Hope Section. For additional information, call (714) 675-3141. MP128@ME.COM.


Estate/Moving/Patio /Carport Sale

• In accordance with GRF Policy and Mutual Regulations, no non-resident shopper will be allowed through the Main Gate without having been appropriately authorized as a guest by the estate sale holder.

• All advertising offering to purchase entire households of goods and furniture (estates) or offering to conduct estate or patio sales for the owner or heir(s), and all advertising announcing such sales, shall contain the name, address and telephone number of the person or business soliciting such purchases or conducting such sales. All advertising for estate or patio sales conducted by the owner or heir(s) shall contain the words “by owner” or “by heir(s).”



Saturday, February 8th at Clubhouse 2, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. - 60 tables of good stuff & lunch. (562) 234-3875.


Estate Sale - 1502 Merion Way, 32-L, Mutual 2, Thursday & Friday, January 30 & 31, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lovely home with beautiful teak furniture - bookcase, desk, file cabinet and coffee table. Baldwin baby grand piano patio set, cookbooks, exercise equipment, costume jewelry, outdoor storage cabinet, platform dolly, ladder, gardening items and much more. Estate Sales by Docia Drake, POB 427, (714) 514-8232 Seal Beach Business License #ESD0001.


Estate Sale - 1980 McKinney Way, 13-M, Mutual 15. Saturday, February 1st, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Wonderful glassware, kitchenware, pictures, clothing & much more! By owner.


Estate Sale - 1501 Pelham, 127-J, Mutual 6, Thursday and Friday, January 30 & 31, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Rattan and wicker furniture. Couch, dining table, dressers, bric-brac, tools. Glinda Davis (714) 943-1818, 13010 Nassau Drive, Seal Beach, CA 90740. Seal Beach Business License #GDD0001. Pictures on Craig’s List or www.


Miscellaneous for Sale

Adult diapers with tab $3 each. Disposable bed pads $5 each, wipes, various prices. Call Laurie (562) 843-6962.


Flea Market, Fanny & Luis Table #14, February 8th, Clubhouse 2, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Large diamonds ring, 14K gold warranty, 70% less than any jewelry store. Cuckoo clock, antique cameras, collection watches, etc.


Sunfire power chair/Scooter, like new, on board charger, 5 speeds $500 or best offer; lift chair, taupe, attachable tray, 2 side pockets $400; Dell computer/monitor/Kodak printer/desk $300 or best offer (562) 431-1921.


Leather office/computer chair, couch, recliner, remote floor heaters, floor fan, vacuum cleaners, golf clubs, Norman Rockwell pictures, everything like new. Call (562) 312-1567.


La-Z-Boy recliner rocker, mauve, good condition $75 or best offer. Mahjong set, Bakelite, $75 or best offer (562) 795-7733 after 10:00 a.m.


Vintage accordian for sale. $350 or best offer. Mutual 15, Pam (816) 977-8723.


Silver TV Sony FD Trinitron Flat CRT PIP Energystar, Front A/V input. Great condition. (562)598-7970.


Semi-electric hospital bed with innerspring mattress and bed rails. $750.

(562) 595-1153


Table with six chairs and 2 leafs. Seats 12. $450 or best offer. (562)430-1580.


Tall walnut dresser with doors opening into drawers- like new $95, beige recliner - like new $65, computer chair $25. (562) 594-8059.


Want to Buy

Need trike for this new LW resident. Call (714) 897-6873. Thanks, Joan.


Real Estate

LW Apts - for Sale


Fully expanded & upgraded corner apartment, Mutual 2, Golden Rain Road, 44-L. Make me an offer. Bill (562) 439-3028.