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FEATURE: Local Businesses Design Custom Masks for Long Beach Schools

“I’m a very resilient person. That’s one of the key elements to having a business. You have to be resilient. And many times, you have to reinvent yourself.” Isaac Zambrano is one of several store owners who has seen his business impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but he’s also one of a few local business […]

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FEATURE: Wilson Student Runs Entire Day For Black Lives Matter

Trevor Davis-Dressner was looking for a way to make a difference: to do something, anything to help a cause he’d become invested in. On a recent Sunday, the Wilson High junior hit the streets of his Belmont Heights neighborhood, every hour on the hour, running 24 miles in 24 hours to raise money for Black […]

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FEATURE: Wilson Grad Helping ‘Save The Day’ For Local Businesses

The COVID-19 outbreak and resulting economic shutdown has had a crushing impact on Long Beach’s small businesses. Recently, as some store owners began preparations for re-opening, months after they’d closed their doors to the public, civil unrest added to the challenges for beleaguered business owners. Some businesses, however, have been spared from the impacts of […]

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FEATURE: Cabrillo Soccer Star Arnold Giron Could Have Path Back To Jags

After a sensational sophomore season at Cabrillo that included a school-record 34 goals and a CIF State championship, Arnold Giron has been on his way to a professional soccer career. The talented forward followed up his incredible 2019 campaign by signing with LAFC’s academy team, but the ongoing global pandemic has taken Giron—and everyone else—off […]

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CCCAA Approves Plan For LBCC’s Return to Athletics This Fall

Optimism continues to grow regarding the return of athletic events this fall. At a recent Board of Directors meeting of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA), the governing body of the state’s junior college athletic programs, the board voted unanimously to move forward with a set of recommendations for how to bring sports back […]

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FEATURE: LBCC AD Bill Husak Hopes For Return to Athletics

You would be hard-pressed to find anyone in the city of Long Beach with a better understanding of collegiate athletics than Bill Husak. As a member of the community for over four decades, Husak was a professor and department chair at Long Beach State, spent 20 years as the Athletic Director at Loyola Marymount University, […]

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Long Beach Sports World Reacts To Protests

This past weekend, for the first time in months, the nation’s attention shifted away from the COVID-19 pandemic. Discussions about face masks, testing, and reopening businesses quickly shifted to a fervent, open dialogue about race and police brutality in America following the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Long Beach was very much a part […]

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NFHS Offers Guidelines for Return of High School Sports

As the current school year comes to a close, attention has already begun to shift towards the fall, and whether high school sports can safely return across the country. On May 15, the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) released the “Guidance for Opening Up High School Athletics and Activities” in an effort […]

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FEATURE: Wilson’s Samiya Terry Faces Uncertain Future In College Hoops

Less than three months ago, everything was going to plan for Samiya Terry. She had just helped Wilson High to its first CIF title in girls’ basketball since 2000, and had plans to attend Cal State Monterey Bay to begin her college career this fall. Now those plans are a bit muddled after the California […]