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Support The562 During Long Beach Gives Day!

As we announced back in May, The562 is thrilled to be included in the annual Long Beach Gives fundraiser. We’re fortunate to be among the 150+ non-profits who will be working together to raise both awareness and funding for important causes and organizations around our community. Long Beach Gives Day is a full 24 hours […]

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PODCAST: Is It Safe For Long Beach Youth Sports To Return?

Join the conversation as we look at the restart of Long Beach youth sports from all angles. We’ll also recount a few epic youth sports moments from our own lives, update you on the latest local news stories and much more. 01:00 Is It Safe For Youth Sports To Return? 08:30 Top 10 Long Beach […]

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Top 10 Long Beach Youth Sports Teams Of The Decade: 2019 Uptown Long Beach 10U Champions

This is the third of 10 stories about the best Long Beach youth sports teams we’ve seen over the last decade. We’ve taken nominations from the community and will release the top 10 in no particular order. Come back next week to read about other club squads that made this historic list. The 2019 Uptown […]

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Century Club Makes Donation to Middle School Sports Programs

Continuing an initiative that began in February, the Long Beach Century Club finalized a donation to each of the 23 middle schools in the Long Beach Unified School District last week. During a socially-distant meeting of the schools’ principals, Century Club president Keith Polmanteer, alongside a handful of club members, presented $500 checks that will […]

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Wilson Sets 2020-21 Football Schedule

Football has been an on-again, off-again concern at Wilson High, just as it’s been in most places around the state. Practices were shut down for a few months as a precaution due to the COVID-19 pandemic, then after coach Mark Ziegenhagen had started them back up, the poor air quality from the wildfires shut them […]

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Salvation Army Moving Ahead With Community Center

At the corner of Long Beach Boulevard and Spring Street, the foundations are already in place. Construction of the new Long Beach Red Shield facility has been underway since January, with an aim to provide much-needed resources to the city. The Salvation Army plans to unveil the completed community center next summer, with a full […]

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Top 10 Long Beach Youth Sports Teams Of The Decade: 2012 PONY Baseball World Champions

This is the second of 10 stories about the best Long Beach youth sports teams we’ve seen over the last decade. We’ve taken nominations from the community and will release the top 10 in no particular order. Come back next week to read about other club squads that made this historic list. The 14U All-Stars […]

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PODCAST: Interview With St. Anthony High Football Coach Mario Morales

On this episode we’re talking about Long Beach State’s plan to bring outdoor basketball practice back to campus Oct. 1 and how the local football players are dealing with the start/stop nature of this year. We’ll also listen to Mike revel in the LA Clippers unceremonious exit from the NBA Playoffs. 02:00 Long Beach State […]