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ANNOUNCEMENT: Johnny B Haircare Sponsors Athlete Of The Month Award

The562.org has partnered with Johnny B Haircare, and we are happy to announce the brand is now the official sponsor of our Athlete of the Month award. The Athlete of the Month will be selected from the group of weekly recipients of our Athlete of the Week honorees and will receive a care package of […]

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The562.org, Megan Kerr Donate Student Tickets To Cabrillo

When we started the562.org, Long Beach’s first and only non-profit journalism source, we said that one of our goals was to support the city’s sports community in new and innovative ways. We’re proud to announce today that we’ve teamed up with Long Beach Unified School District board of education member Megan Kerr to donate 60 […]

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Ten Stories We’re Excited For In 2019

As 2019 dawns, we had fun reflecting on some of our favorite stories from the 2018. But we’re also drawing up our calendar for 2019 and 10 stories we’re most excited for. Winter Moore League Girls’ Water Polo Long Beach girls’ water polo is at a crossroads after the top two teams, Wilson and Poly, […]

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Top 10 Long Beach Sports Stories Of 2018

Like every year for the last 130 or so years in Long Beach’s history (football games were played here before the city even officially formed), 2018 was a memorable one for sports. As it draws to a close, we look back on the top 10 sports stories from the last 12 months. 10. Long Beach […]

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Naples Rib Company Charity November Will Benefit The562.org

Family-owned and operated Naples Rib Company, a community-focused barbeque and catering restaurant, celebrates its 35-year anniversary November 1-20 by donating 20% of all dine-in and take-out sales to 35 local and national charities. The program runs November 1-20, 2018 at both Naples Rib Company in Long Beach and at the family’s second location, Newport Rib […]

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Stone, Fryer Top Golfers At Long Beach Open

The 30th Long Beach Open featured a pair of steady performances down the stretch, and a pair of charitable checks for the local golf community. Jered Stone (pictured) won the $175,000 four-day tournament at El Dorado Golf Course and Skylinks Golf Course while Long Beach State senior Joe Fryer was the top amateur finisher. After […]

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Long Beach Golf Hall Of Fame Inductions

Two more people who left their mark on golf in Long Beach will be inducted into the Long Beach Golf Hall Of Fame at the end of the month after the Long Beach Open concludes at El Dorado Golf Course. Patrick Cantlay (pictured) and Philip Barlow are the newest members of the 22-year-old hall of […]

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Long Beach Sports Coverage Recognized Among State’s Best

This has been a tumultuous year for us to say the least. Instead of kicking back and relaxing as we sail into our 10thanniversary of covering Long Beach sports together, we were laid off from our old daily newspaper gig and have been spending the Spring building the562.org as a sustainable non-profit that will allow […]

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Joan Lind Van Blom Documentary Premiering At Film Festival

Documentary film making has an incredible ability to shift people’s perspective, and the new film about legendary Long Beach rower Joan Lind Van Blom, “Kiss The Joy,” will do exactly that when it premieres at the Newport Beach Film Festival at 5:45 p.m. Saturday, April 28, in the Lido Theater. Lind Van Blom, a two-time […]