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PODCAST: Long Beach Schools & Sports Cancellations

This week on the podcast we’re updating you on all of the latest news from the Long Beach Unified School District, the CIF State office, the Long Beach State Athletics Department and more.

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What’s Happening, What’s Canceled In Long Beach Sports

It was a tumultuous day in Long Beach on Thursday, as the spring sports schedule ground to a halt. This is going to be your one-stop shop for what’s going on and what’s been canceled–we will update it throughout the day as we hear of changes. HAPPENING: Nothing! CANCELED: Everything! –The plan had been for […]

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Long Beach Cancels Grand Prix Amid Coronavirus Concerns

The Long Beach Post reported today that organizers of the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach cancelled next month’s race, under orders from city officials, because of the Coronavirus. It would’ve been the 46th edition of the historic street race, but according to LB Post, “City health officials opted to expand on a state mandate […]

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Top 10 For 2020: Remember The Elephant Lot

One of the most surprising storylines of 2019 was the city of Long Beach entering into negotiations with the Anaheim Angels about bringing the team to our city, with a new stadium potentially being constructed on the “Elephant Lot,” also known as the Long Beach Arena’s parking lot. While the Angels conversations fell through (the […]

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Acura Grand Prix Of Long Beach Adds Historic Race

The Pro/Celebrity race on Saturday of the Long Beach Grand Prix was a fan favorite for 39 years until title sponsor Toyota moved its headquarters to Texas in 2016. New sponsor Acura has added a pair of Historic Formula Atlantic Challenge races to try and fill that void. The Formula Atlantic series features open-wheel racecars […]

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PODCAST: “Slow Car Fast” Author Ryan ZumMallen

This week we’re talking about the changing tides of car culture, Long Beach’s influence, Grand Prix stories and more with special guest and good friend of ours Ryan ZumMallen who is the author of “Slow Car Fast: The Millennial Mantra Changing Car Culture for Good” CLICK HERE to preorder the book and sign up for the […]

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The562.org’s Athletes Of The Week

Congratulations to this week’s Athletes of the Week and thanks to Naples Rib Company for their sponsorship. HIGH SHOOL Daniel Mariscal, Long Beach Poly Baseball It was a deuces wild game for Poly catcher Daniel Mariscal in a 4-1 win over Millikan last week, which kept Poly in first place. Mariscal had two doubles, two […]

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45th Acura Grand Prix Of Long Beach Weekend Recap

California native Alexander Rossi capped a perfect weekend at the 45th Acura Grand Prix Of Long Beach by winning Sunday’s race by a record margin, and becoming the first repeat champion on the downtown street course in 12 years. WATCH trackside video with quotes from Rossi Rossi is the eighth multiple champion in Long Beach […]

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PHOTOS: IMSA SportsCar Championship At Acura Grand Prix Of Long Beach

IndyCar isn’t the only series racing for a title this weekend at the 45th Acura Grand Prix Of Long Beach. The IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship BUBBA Burger Sports Car Grand Prix took center stage on Saturday, and the Action Express duo of Joao Barbosa and Filipe Albuquerque in the #5 Cadillac DPi.V-R took the checkered […]