More stories about Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA

  • Pros Voice Glass Tile Concerns

    As the popularity and sales of glass tile increase, a group of professionals have begun gathering to discuss problems associated with some of the products.

  • Major California Builder Closes Doors

    One of the largest pool building companies in the San Diego area abruptly closed its doors in early June.

  • California Avoids Service Tax

    The California pool industry’s biggest legislative threat in the past couple of years — the imposition of a service tax — seems to have been fended off for now.

  • Olympics: Six Olympians - Promoting Pools and Spas

    Olympic swimmers and divers have lent their names to myriad industry causes and companies over the years, whether it’s serving as a product spokesperson, attending trade shows or speaking with the press about the importance of pool and spa safety.

  • Tracing Cleaner Issues

    Though it would be nice if customers always had specific, accurate reasons for service calls, that isn’t always the case.

  • Ignorance Isn’t Bliss

    In the last issue of Pool & Spa News, we reported on two California bills that would levy taxes on a slew of services, pool care among them.

  • California Considers Service Taxes

    Pool service customers in California could soon pay a new service tax if certain lawmakers get their way.

  • Fan Favorite

    The oceanside community of Long Beach, Calif., forms the perfect backdrop for a trade show.

  • Media Matters

    Water clarity is a crucial aspect of pool maintenance, whether a job site involves a small family pool or a huge commercial vessel

  • Future Filtration

    The quest to create a filtration system that handles high flow rates and bather loads, filters the finest particles possible and stays unclogged with minimal maintenance has led to the development of some promising new technologies.