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Salvation Army Moving Ahead With Community Center

At the corner of Long Beach Boulevard and Spring Street, the foundations are already in place. Construction of the new Long Beach Red Shield facility has been underway since January, with an aim to provide much-needed resources to the city. The Salvation Army plans to unveil the completed community center next summer, with a full […]

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FEATURE: Local Non-Profit Provides Backpacks, Groceries For Families In Need

On the last Saturday before the start of the 2020-21 school year, families from across Long Beach and surrounding communities lined up at 7 a.m., surrounding the Christ Chapel of Long Beach a few blocks west of Wilson High School. Like so many families across the country, they were in need of a helping hand […]

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This is The562.org: By Long Beach, For Long Beach

The562.org: By Long Beach, For Long Beach This video explains the origins of The562.org and the community’s role in keeping us around for years to come. Subscriber (via Patreon): https://www.patreon…. CLICK HERE to subscribe via our Patreon page. CLICK HERE to make a direct donation via PayPal.

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USARC Can’t Come To Long Beach In Time Of Transition

The United States Adaptive Recreation Center has taken over Marine Stadium for a weekend of aquatic activities every summer for more than a decade. However, the unique event that’s part of Casa Colina’s Land Meets Sea Sports Camp is now just another helpful local program that has been canceled due to COVID-19 concerns. “There’s a […]

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Century Club Donates $10,500 to Cover Moore League Dues

In an effort to assist Long Beach’s high school sports program in the upcoming school year, the Long Beach Century Club made a $10,500 donation to the Moore League to cover the league dues for the city’s seven high schools. The COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent school closures caused a financial shortfall for local high schools, […]

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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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The 562 Chosen For Long Beach Gives Fundraiser

The562.org has been selected as one of the participating organizations in the Long Beach Gives campaign, which raises money annually on a special day of giving for nonprofit organizations. The 2020 Long Beach Gives campaign will be the first for The 562, which recently began its third year of operation serving the Long Beach community […]

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PODCAST: Staying Mentally Fit & More Summer Sports News

This week on the show we talk to a local sport/performance psychologist who helps explain how mental fitness is changing athletics. 05:00 Interview with Talese Fernbach of Inner Mind Fitness 17:00 Long Beach City Council moving forward with Billie Jean King library renaming 21:30 Register for Luke TATSU Johnson Memorial Event 23:30 Poly High’s DeSean […]

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Uptown Long Beach 10U Youth Baseball Wins SoCal State Tournament

The Uptown Long Beach 10U youth baseball team upset Los Altos at the SoCal State Tournament in Simi Valley last weekend to qualify for the Pacific South West Regional in Honolulu from July 15-21. This is the first year of Cal Ripken league baseball for Uptown LB and they’ll face teams from Arizona, Nevada, Northern […]