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The562 Internship Program Welcomes Inaugural Class for 2021-22 School Year

The562 is thrilled to welcome eight talented LBUSD high school students into our inaugural class of interns for the 2021-22 school year. The interns were selected after a competitive application and interview process, which brought in applications from high schools across the city. The eight interns will be divided evenly into two groups: one for […]


Support The562 For Long Beach Gives Day 2021

The562 is thrilled to participate in its second annual Long Beach Gives–an annual day of giving for local nonprofits. Early giving started on Sept. 17 and will remain open throughout Long Beach Gives Day, Thursday Sept. 23. CLICK HERE to donate to The562 for Long Beach Gives All donations made to the more than 200 […]

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Bryson Sponsors The562’s Cross-Country Coverage For 2021-22

The562 is pleased to announce its newest sponsor of local sports coverage. Bryson is a local leader in financial and insurance services, serving the Long Beach community since 1969. Bryson has agreed to sponsor all of the cross-country coverage that will appear on during the upcoming school year. The Bryson sponsorship of cross-country coverage […]

Naples Rib Company Returns As Sponsor For 2021-22

For more than a decade, Naples Rib Company and owner Dave Ursini have been the top sponsors for all of our sports coverage, at multiple different outlets. Since we founded in February of 2018, Dave and Naples Rib Company have been our first sponsor, and we’re proud to announce today that Naples Rib Company […]

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The562 Welcomes Journalism Students Matt Fields, Spencer Frank to the Team

The562 is pleased to announce the addition of two new members to our team, with Matt Fields and Spencer Frank both joining the organization in an internship role. Both Fields and Frank are seniors in the Long Beach State journalism department and will be assisting The562 in various ways over the next few months. Founders […]


Support On Giving Tuesday

This Giving Tuesday, we’re asking the Long Beach community to consider supporting with a fully tax-deductible donation. The562 is committed to providing timely, reliable reporting on sports and education in the city of Long Beach, with award-winning journalism from co-founders Mike Guardabascio and JJ Fiddler, along with a talented staff of writers, photographers and […]

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Support The562 During Long Beach Gives Day!

As we announced back in May, The562 is thrilled to be included in the annual Long Beach Gives fundraiser. We’re fortunate to be among the 150+ non-profits who will be working together to raise both awareness and funding for important causes and organizations around our community. Long Beach Gives Day is a full 24 hours […]

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You can win this shirt, pins and stickers if you SUBSCRIBE to this weekend. We’ll have a drawing and announce the winner on Monday. All donations are tax deductible. is creating community funded news covering the city of Long Beach | Patreon We’ve been covering Long Beach sports since 2008 and we want […]

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This is By Long Beach, For Long Beach By Long Beach, For Long Beach This video explains the origins of 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.


The 562 Chosen For Long Beach Gives Fundraiser 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 […]