An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.
Filing out of the stadium at Rancho Cucamonga, Long Beach Poly fans all had a similar look on their faces: disbelief. The Jackrabbits had outgained the Cougars by 100 yards, forced two turnovers, doubled up Rancho’s vaunted passing attack by yardage, and had the ball inside the Rancho Cucamonga red zone four times. Despite all […]
By a unanimous 7-0 vote on Tuesday evening, the Long Beach City Council moved forward on the renaming of the new Main Library downtown as the Billie Jean King Main Library. The two missing votes were councilwoman Suzie Price, who was not present, and the currently vacant 1st district seat, left open after Lena Gonzalez’s […]