New Property? Fresh Start. Move In Today!


There’s nothing like kicking off the year with a list of goals and a desire for new beginnings. One of the best ways to get a fresh start is by changing your surroundings. Changing your surroundings may include finding a new park to hang out at, switching up your local neighborhood walk or moving into a brand new property. Although moving into a new place during at the beginning of the year sounds like a hassle, it really doesn’t have to be.

Let’s make it easy for you. Here’s a list of property features and community amenities that Somerset Apartments in Montebello, CA offers:

  • Expansive Floorplans
  • Granite Countertops
  • Pet Friendly
  • Hardwood Flooring
  • Courtesy Patrol
  • Office Open 7 days a week
  • Dog Run- Coming Soon
  • Sparkling Pool
  • Cable Available
  • Covered Parking
  • Extra Storage
  • DSL Available
  • New Gas/Over Range
  • Spacious Closets
  • Vertical Blinds
  • Assigned Storage
  • Garden Style Community
  • Brand New Cabinets
  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Disposal
  • High Speed Internet Access
  • Microwave Included

Hopefully this is enough to get your attention! Come visit Somerset Apartment today!

All Aboard The Ship This New Years Eve!

New Years Eve

New Years Eve is one of the biggest and most celebrated celebrations of the year and it makes complete sense because everyone loves a good party and everyone loves a new beginning! This New Years Eve don’t worry about plans because The Queen Mary has got it all figured out. For Long Beach and surrounding areas, the famous Queen Mary will be hosting a huge New Years Eve bash. With one of the largest firework shows in Southern California, this night is sure to be a treat. This 21+ event will be one for the books and something that no one will want to miss out on. Featuring acts like Sir Mix-A-Lot, Los Chicos Del 512 and more, you’ll be able to boogie all night long. There will be loads of drinks, a ton of dancing, casino gambling and of course the all-time favorite fireworks show!

This is an event no one should miss out on so make sure to purchase a ticket, book a room if need be and enjoy the final minutes of 2017 and ring in the New Year in the best way possible!

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July 2016 Events in Bellflower

The Bellflower parks and rec department hosts a variety of events throughout the year and this summer will be no different as the city will put on two weekly events—a Summer Streetfest and a Food Trucks and Flicks movie night. The events will begin on July 8th and alternate between the food trucks and movies and streetfest which will feature a mini-carnival and cover band. If you are looking to take part in your city events stop by with your family. Participants are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to both events. Here is a quick look at the schedule.


July 8th: Minions

July 14th: The Answer (classic rock)

July 22: The Sandlot

July 28: Soto Band

August 5: Inside Out

August 11: Smokin Cobras

August 19: Alvin & the Chipmunks

August 25th 80z all stars


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Look For The Best Discounts This Black Friday!

Black Friday

There are many things that people look forward to during the year – there’s national holidays, birthdays, Black Friday…yes, Black Friday is a greatly anticipated annual event that many people look forward to so it might as well just become a national holiday by now. November is a big month because there’s Thanksgiving which involves a lot of traveling and family time and soon after is Black Friday which means you don’t really have much time to rest. It doesn’t always have to be that way because the great thing about shopping is you can now do it from the comfort of your own home! Black Friday is notorious for its amazing deals and the good thing about it is that every store you’ve probably ever loved will be having incredible sales or at least some good discounts!

Keep your eyes peeled for sales and deals at these stores:

  • Walmart – Its huge selection will make it easy to pop in and buy something you’ve always wanted!
  • Target – Deals among deals among deals!
  • – If shopping from your bed is your vibe then Amazon is where you’ll be spending most of your time!

Spend Your October Nights At Whittier’s Pumpkin Patch!

Pumpkin Patch

Finding the pumpkin patch of your dreams can often time be a difficult process but when you’re close enough to Whittier, you don’t have to worry or stress about a thing. All of your pumpkin-related needs will be fulfilled right here at The Whittier Pumpkin Patch! Open during the entire month of October from 9am-9pm they are happy to serve you with the best service they can offer! Pumpkin patches are ideal for finding good deals on great pumpkins because you’re going to be carving them, cooking them, using them for decorations and much more but there is so much to do at Whittier’s Pumpkin Patch!

What You’ll Be Able To Enjoy:

  • Jumper Zone! For $13.00 kids will be able to enjoy all-day jumping!
  • Tractor Town: This brand new edition is a kid favorite! For $5.00 kids will be able to enjoy their very own tractor ride!
  • Pony Rides: For just $7.00 your child will be able to saddle up and giddy up! Pony rides are a huge hit at the patch!
  • Petting Zoo! If you enjoy animals, then for the price of $3.00 you’ll be able to pet and feed all of the animals at the special patch petting zoo!

This patch is truly incredible and you can’t miss out on it!

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Hiking Trails near Montebello


We have a couple great recommendations for hiking trails near Montebello, the first is Bosque Del Rio Hondo located in South El Monte. This hiking trail system is part of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, these sites have a great deal of history behind them for you to research. This trail is about three point eight miles of natural forest, birds, ducks, hawks, rabbits, turtles, frogs and creeks. Take the family out for an adventure and go hiking!

Edison Trails Park, located in Monterey Park just one mile away from Montebello makes this another great prime hiking destination. The park sits on eleven acres of land, feature picnic areas, play area, and restrooms. This is an ideal hiking location near Montebello where you can get the family out for fresh air or go for a romantic walk with your spouse. We want our Montebello residents to get the best out of the area they live in, that’s why we suggest a great out door hike and you don’t have to go too far either!


Montebello Barnyard Zoo

Montebello Zoo

The Montebello Zoo

Who doesn’t love the zoo?! The Montebello Zoo has all the cute loving animals you can think of. Don’t have any plans for this weekend? The Montebello Zoo is open until 6:00 pm on weekends. Don’t want to come to the zoo? No worries! This zoo also serves as a traveling zoo. The traveling zoo travels to Los Angeles, Montebello, Pico Rivera, Commerce, Monterey Park, Bell Gardens, Santa Fe Springs, Whittier, Maywood, Downey, Bell, Rosemead, San Gabriel, and Long Beach, CA. Give your kids (or significant other) the surprise of their life and take them to the Montebello Petting Zoo. Check it out

Summer Hours:

Wednesday – Friday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM


Montebello Barnyard Zoo

600 Rea Drive

Montebello, CA 90640

Prices for Attractions:

Pony Ride $6
Train Ride $5
Merry-go-round $4
Petting Zoo $5
Mining for Stones $3
Animal Feed $1
Pony Ride, Train Ride, and Merry-go-round $12


Come Witness the Somerset Experience

For those who are tired of the hustle and bustle of city life, a small, quiet community is the solution. With its easy access to the outdoors, the Somerset Apartments is the perfect remedy for those who are seeking solitude and peace of mind. This ideal residence is located in the relaxed community of Montebello, California, which is conveniently located in the Los Angeles County area. Its access to four major freeways includes the 710, 605, 60, and the 5, making your commute to and from the urban workplace much easier than you think. So if you are looking to strike a balance between the urban and the suburban, the Somerset Apartments is perfect for you.

Each unit comes with luxurious amenities which include hardwood floors, granite countertops, high-speed Internet access and DSL hookups, air conditioning, and a walk-in closet. Additional features include a 24-hour security patrol, covered parking, and tenant storage facilities. An on-site laundromat is provided for easy convenience, and residents can enjoy a taste of the outdoors with community gardens located on the property. This pet-friendly facility even has future plans to build a dog run for your enjoyment!

Each floor plan has its own price. Prices for each unit range from $1,575 to $1,625 for a one bedroom and single bath. For two bedrooms and one bath, the prices range from $1,750 to $1,950. With every amenity offered, this is no deal to pass up. Simply visit and click on the leasing option to apply online today.

Fun Summer Activities Around Montebello

Have you made any plans for fun summer activities? If not, consider re-decorating your backyard so that it reflects your tastes and makes you proud to have guests over. There are quite a few places around your town where you can find things to personalize everything you have. Sometimes you may want to have guests over, but you aren’t exactly proud of your current set up. Invest in your home and make re-decorating a priority and fun summer activity! Here are some places near you to check out:

Lowe’s Home Improvement
Home-improvement chain for appliances, gardening supplies, tools & more (some offer truck rentals).
Located in: Pico Rivera Towne Center
Address: 8600 Washington Blvd, Pico Rivera, CA 90660
Hours: Open today · 6AM–10PM
Phone: (562) 942-9909

Goodwill Donation Center
Home goods store in Montebello, California
Long-standing nonprofit chain with a range of pre-owned clothing, furniture, housewares & more.
Located in: Mart of Montebello
Address: 820 W Beverly Blvd, Montebello, CA 90640
Hours: Open today · 9AM–9PM
Phone: (323) 558-5294

Independence Day Destinations to Buy Fireworks Near Montebello, CA

Many people say that Independence Day is their favorite holiday, and it’s no surprise why! There’s always tons to do and everyone is usually all smiles because it’s the middle of summer. This year, do something different than you did last year for 4th of July. Go out and buy some fireworks to enjoy at home with your family instead of simply going outside to see them.

Here are the best Independence Day destinations to get fireworks near you:

Alhambra Knights of Columbus Fireworks Stand
Address: 2990 W Valley Blvd, Alhambra, CA 91803
Hours: Open today · 10AM–10PM
Phone: (888) 869-3124

TNT Fireworks
Fireworks store in Alhambra, California
Roman candles, rockets & sparklers round out the selection at this chain dedicated to fireworks.
Address: 2120 W Main St, Alhambra, CA 91801
Hours: Open today · 10AM–10PM
Phone: (800) 243-1189

TNT Fireworks Stand – Buena Park FFA
Fireworks store in Buena Park, California
Address: 8510 Commonwealth Ave, Buena Park, CA 90621
Hours: Open today · 9AM–5:30PM
Phone: (714) 992-8778