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Remembering but Moving Forward, One Year Later

Greggory Moore

Long Beach Post co-founder Shaun Lumachi died one year ago today. One of his friends reflects on our lost leader. Read More

Local Board Members Remember Shaun

Sander Roscoe Wolff

Most people knew that Shaun Lumachi volunteered his time for many worthy causes, but he also served on many boards of local charitable and artistic organizations. I reached out to some of his fellow board members, and asked for memorable anecdotes. Not surprisingly, I received some. Read More

Remembering Shaun as a True Individual

Greggory Moore

When we have little interaction with someone who has passed, it tends to be the abstractions -- husband, son, publisher, graduate, advocate, award-winner -- that fix the person in our imaginations. Read More

OP-ED: Robert Garcia: Shaun Was Awesome

Staff Reports

As you may have heard, Long Beach lost one of its finest yesterday. Shaun Lumachi, publisher of the Long Beach Post, and President of Chamber Advocacy, passed away in a car crash while representing Long Beach at a conference in Miami, Florida. Read More

For Our Shaun

Kate Karp

It’s been almost two weeks since we’ve posted a new article and we usually get something out, but like everyone else at the Long Beach Post and in the Long Beach community, we were shocked, angered, and ultimately saddened by Shaun Lumachi’s sudden death. Read More

OP-ED: Randy Gordon on Shaun Laumachi's Chamber Legacy

Staff Reports

Shaun Lumachi worked for the Chamber for over a decade, as our VP of Governmental Affairs for three years and the last seven years as a Public Policy Consultant. I knew when I hired this 23-year-old right out of Sacramento State that he was something special -- but never did I ever dream he would one day be the community leader than is today. Read More

OP-ED: Jack Mapes on Shaun's Mecca of Fitness

Staff Reports

“I assure you I had rather be first in a village than second in Rome." - Julius Caesar Read More

Long Beach Educational Foundation Announces Shaun Lumachi Leadership Award

Brian Addison

The Long Beach Educational Foundation, started in 1989, has announced the Shaun Lumachi Leadership Award, a new scholarship that will be granted to a graduating high school senior who has been admitted into any California State University. Read More

Photos from Shaun's Celebration of Life

People Post

If you have photos you'd like to submit, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Read More

Shaun's Memorial Truly Reflected a Celebration

Brian Addison

The sky was dusted with gloom but the sun wasn't needed for light. Speckles of rain painted the Hotel Maya but even nature's tears couldn't stop human ones from shedding. Read More

Driver Involved in Shaun Lumachi's Death Sentenced

Brian Addison

Keith Weitzman, the truck driver who fell asleep at the wheel on December 3 of last year, incidentally hitting the car carrying former Long Beach Post publisher and innovator, Shaun Lumachi, attended court for his sentencing in the accident in Florida. Weitzman, who turned 26 on March 13 and lives in Tampa, was fined $500 and told to perform 50 hours of community service by County Judge Peary Fowler. These fines and service requirements are the maximum punishment that can be alloted for Weitzman's citation: failure to drive in a single lane involving a fatality. Read More

Shaun Lumachi, Co-Founder and Publisher of the Long Beach Post, Dead at 33

Greggory Moore

Shaun Lumachi, our publisher, leader, our little engine always looking for little way we could, was killed today in a car crash in Florida. Read More

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