Bryant’s books feature Black teenagers in love, the kind of positive stories about Black kids that she wanted to read growing up but couldn’t find.
Staples’ songs often offer a window into the double helix of exhilaration and terror that come with gang life and gun violence—he’s writing about Tony Soprano on a therapist’s couch, not Tony Montana in the club.
The original ‘Space Jam’ movie includes a Long Beach star whose face you never see.
Deutsch was a member of Poly High’s prestigious PACE Academy, and now he’s on a tear on “Jeopardy!”
“It doesn’t feel real. I don’t think it will until I can walk into the store and see it.”
Longtime Poly High School music director and orchestra leader Andy Osman died on Sept. 4, days before his 60th birthday.
The COVID-19 shut down of campuses across the city is not the first time local teachers and students have had to come together to overcome extraordinary circumstances.
Despite its reputation for sending talented players to the pros, Long Beach will be fielding just one player as part of this Sunday’s Super Bowl tradition. His name is Shy Boy.