40 Under 40 Winner: Mike Guardabascio

On Thursday, April 25, the Long Beach Post hosted an event to honor young people from around the city who are doing great things to better their community and beyond. Out of hundreds of nominations from our readers, judges chose 40 winners who run the gamut from educators to artists to business owners to community activists, all of whom represent just a selection of those who are today contributing to the betterment of Long Beach.


Mike in London covering the Olympics

Mike parlayed his love of local sports into an entire career, working first for the Long Beach Post and, for the last several years, with Gazette Newspapers, where last summer he covered Long Beach’s multiple Olympians from on the ground in London. In addition to his role as a premiere sports journalist, Mike is a published author—his book Football in Long Beach was released last year—and also volunteers for the Century Club of Long Beach.

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