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PODCAST: Long Beach Football Practice Is Back!

This week on the podcast we’re talking to Wilson football coach Mark Ziegenhagen about returning to the practice field this week under new restrictions. We also catch up with Long Beach State athletics director Andy Fee to find out why the Los Angeles Angels are using Bohl Diamond at Blair Field and what it’s going […]

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PODCAST: Long Beach Schools Plan Athletics Return

This week on the podcast we’re talking about all of the Long Beach schools moving into position for the return of athletics on campus. Millikan athletics director Kevin Marchael joins us to discuss what’s going on with the Rams. 10:30 Millikan athletics director Kevin Marchael 32:45 Sports ranked by difficulty

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PODCAST: Talking Long Beach Education & Mental Health Month

This week on the podcast is “Education Week” as we talk to Jordan High School teacher Shar Higa about what it’s been like adjusting to teaching online and delivering senior signs for graduation celebrations. We also catch up with Talese Fernbach for another “Mental Note” segment in recognition of May being Mental Health Month.  […]

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LBUSD Officials Outline Beginnings of Fall 2020 Plan

In an interview last week, current Long Beach Unified School District superintendent Chris Steinhauser and incoming LBUSD superintendent Jill Baker outlined the first stages of the LBUSD’s plan to return to school when the 2020-21 school year begins on September 1. “It’s closer to what has been known as school,” said Baker, who will take […]

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Local Schools Bracing For Major Budget Cuts

Last week, California governor Gavin Newsom released his May Revision to the proposed budget for for the 2020-21 fiscal year. Because of a $54 billion deficit associated with revenue loss due to COVID-19 shutdowns, there are significant cuts to education, a harsh blow for the city of Long Beach, where the Long Beach Unified School […]

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LBUSD Closed For Summer, Evaluating 2020-21 Sports Plans

The Long Beach Unified School District announced last week that in-person graduation ceremonies are officially off for the class of 2020, and that summer school and other programs will not take place on physical campuses this summer, with a few limited exceptions. There had been some hope of a delayed in-person graduation ceremony, but with […]

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PODCAST: Interview With CIF Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod

This week on the show we’re talking to CIF Southern Section commissioner Rob Wigod about how high school sports will be restarted and what that will look like. 01:00 “The 562 Classic” Is Back with 2012 Long Beach Poly Football vs. St. John Bosco 06:00 Interview With CIF Southern Section Commissioner Rob Wigod 44:20 Quarantine […]

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Long Beach High Schools Light Up Friday Night For Seniors

No one can magically give the Class of 2020 a hug from their parents after walking across the graduation stage. No one can give those parents the pictures from before prom. No one can turn everything around from strange to normal. However, the Long Beach Unified School District high schools will try to at least […]

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LBUSD Picks New Superintendent, Weighs Graduation Options

The Long Beach Unified School District held a special Board of Education meeting last week to announce it had selected the district’s 13th superintendent: the historic choice of Dr. Jill Baker. Baker will become just the third superintendent of the LBUSD since 1992, and will replace Chris Steinhauser, who is retiring at the end of […]