Long Beach State

The. Story. of. Long. Beach. State. “I CanTear Out Partitions as Easily as I Can
Put Them In”. In. early 1949, two memorable events affecting Long Beach
happened in quick succession. On January 28, snow fell—a “mantel of white”
falling on ...

Author: Barbara Kingsley-Wilson

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 162585126X

Category: History

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Long Beach State grew up right along with the sprawling Southern California suburbs. Born in 1949, it swelled to accommodate the post-world war enthusiasm for education and land. The rapid expansion brought its share of growing pains. Students took classes in a cramped converted apartment with no books and playing ring-around-the-rosie for physical education. Money was scarce, and faculty at times feuded with the administration. But the new college's "let's put on a show" spirit produced a scrappiness that endures today. Read about the personalities that grew the college from Fred Bixby's bean fields into one of the largest universities in California.

Basketball in Long Beach

Long. Beach. State. Men. O. n September 28, 1949, Long Beach State—or as it
was known then, Los Angeles–Orange County State College—officially opened
its doors in a converted two-story apartment complex off East Anaheim Street in ...

Author: Mike Guardabascio

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 1625854617

Category: Sports & Recreation

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Long Beach has produced some of California's best teams and players, from the NCAA success of Long Beach State to the CIF dominance of Long Beach Poly. Starting with the early hoop dreams of the 1900s, lace up your kicks, step in the gym and prepare for an unforgettable lesson in California basketball history. Explore the city's most celebrated athletes and teams, including local pioneers of women's basketball, who found an early home on the city's hardcourts. Complete with exclusive photos and interviews, authors Mike Guardabascio and Chris Trevino give a play-by-play of the sport's illustrious past in the city of Long Beach.

Cambodians in Long Beach

... San Luis Obispo Fresno Long Beach INDIANA Earlham College Indiana
University Richmond Bloomington , Indianapolis ARIZONA L'niversity of Arizona
ARKANSAS Insersity of Arkansas CALIFORNIA California State Polytechnic
College ...

Author: Susan Needham

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9780738556239

Category: History

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A relatively new immigrant group in the United States, Cambodians arrived in large numbers only after the 1975 U.S. military withdrawal from Southeast Asia. The region's resulting volatility included Cambodia's overthrow by the brutal Khmer Rouge. The four-year reign of terror by these Communist extremists resulted in the deaths of an estimated two million Cambodians in what has become known as the "killing fields." Many early Cambodian evacuees settled in Long Beach, which today contains the largest concentration of Cambodians in the United States. Later arrivals, survivors of the Khmer Rouge trauma, were drawn to Long Beach by family and friends, jobs, the coastal climate, and access to the Port of Long Beach's Asian imports. Long Beach has since become the political, economic, and cultural center of activities influencing Cambodian culture in the diaspora as well as Cambodia itself.

Baseball in Long Beach

... teams between 2001 and 2008 and becoming a starter in 2002 with Tampa
and 2004 with Toronto, where he hit .282. GABE GONZALEZ / P / 6–1, 160 / SL
Born: May 24, 1972, Long Beach. High School: Wilson. College: Long Beach
State.

Author: Bob Keisser

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 1625840667

Category: History

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More than two hundred Major League Baseball players have hailed from Long Beach and its suburbs. This hotbed of horsehide heroics includes Hall of Famers Bob Lemon, Duke Snider and Tony Gwynn, as well as longtime stars Ron Fairly, Bob Bailey, Bobby Grich, Chase Utley and Jered Weaver. Negro League and Pacific Coast League clubs enjoyed Long Beach connections. Many players whose cleats tore up legendary Rec Park and Blair Field are enshrined in the city's baseball/softball hall of fame. The winning tradition continues as Long Beach State's "Dirtbags" sent more players to the bigs in 2010 and 2011 than any other college. Join baseball historian Bob Keisser as he recounts Long Beach's greatest baseball stars, teams and stories.

Baseball in Long Beach

DIFFERENT OPINION. In April 1964, Pepperdine coach Gary Marks disputes Joe
Reed's call in the sixth inning in a game against Long Beach State. Reed called a
Long Beach State base runner out but immediately changed the call after the ...

Author: Tom Meigs

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 143962058X

Category: Sports & Recreation

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Organized baseball in Long Beach dates to 1910, when the Long Beach Clothiers of the Southern California Trolley League played opponents wherever a streetcar could take them. Exhibition games later featured Babe Ruth, Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio, Bob Feller, and other Major League barnstormers. Homegrown talent includes Baseball Hall of Famers Bob Lemon and Tony Gwynn. Pioneering entrepreneur Bill Feistner built the first accommodating baseball park in 1922 at Redondo Avenue and Stearns Street in the shadow of oil-rich Signal Hill. When ballplayers weren’t on the Shell Park diamond, they worked the derricks.

Marco s Miracle a True Story

Iwas also asked to participate on the MBRS Advisory Council at Long Beach
State and two years later was appointed co-director of the MBRS program at
Long Beach State. The program director was Dr. jim jensen, Dean of the College
of ...

Author: Maria Acosta

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 1477160191

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 158

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The First Decade of Long Beach State College 1949 1959

Author: Samuel E. Wiley

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HNAI Long Beach Signature Auction No 355

Ivy Press. Pleasing Mint State 1905 Double Eagle 1905 7966 1905 MS62 PCGS .
Here is a PCGS version of the MS62 graded 1905 double eagle . The present
sale offers multiple Mint State 1905 double eagles , a highly unusual occurrence .

Author: Ivy Press

Publisher: Heritage Capital Corporation

ISBN: 9781932899221

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Long Beach Bar Bulletin

BE A HOST FAMILY FOR A FOREIGN STUDENT The International Community
Council for Foreign Students & Visitors , Inc. , helps foreign students at Long
Beach State adjust to life in the United States . A most effective means of
assisting ...

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The Fyddeye Guide to America s Maritime History

Address: Lime Point Light City: Sausalito State: CA Visitors welcome? No
Operated by: Golden Gate National Parks NR: No NHL: No Year established/built
: 1833 Latitude: 37.8255 Longitude: – 122.478 LONG BEACH HARBOR
LIGHTHOUSE ...

Author: Joe Follansbee

Publisher: Fyddeye Media

ISBN: 0615381537

Category: Lighthouses

Page: 371

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The Fyddeye Guide to America's Maritime History is a one-of-a-kind directory for tall ships, lighthouses, historic warships, maritime museums, and other attractions you can visit today that preserve, protect, and interpret our nation's maritime history. Use the Guide to plan a family trip, map out a heritage travel experience, research your local history, or find a heritage organization to help you discover the sea captain in your family tree. The Guide covers maritime history attractions in the Lower 48 states, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands. More than 200 authentic tall ships, many offering travel excursions and educational experiences lasting from an hour to several weeks. More than 300 historic commercial vessels, such as ferries, tugs, and steamboats, as well as warships, including battleships, aircraft carriers, destroyers, and small craft dating from the 18th century to the middle 20th century that you can visit. More than 750 photogenic lighthouses and lightships grouped by East Coast, West Coast, the Gulf Coast, and the Great Lakes. More than 260 family-friendly maritime museums in 37 states and the District of Columbia. Three maps with suggested itineraries for discovering lighthouses in New England, California, and Michigan. Special articles on the tall ship Lady Washington, forgotten steamboats on the Okanogan River, the best lighthouse books, and major maritime festivals. Twenty-five professional photos of key ships and other attractions. The Fyddeye Guide to America's Maritime History complements Fyddeye, http: //www.fyddeye.com, the Internet's most comprehensive website dedicated to maritime history and heritage. Fyddeye also features an online community that discusses news about maritime history and current issues, including preservation of historic ships. You can also share photos and vote in polls on current events. Visit Fyddeye's pages on Facebook and follow Fyddeye on Twitter.

Early Long Beach

LA CASA DE LOS ALAMITOS LONG BEACH LOS ANGELES COUNTY
CALIFORNIA 15 7 * 74 ney TA ? ... Commercial development of rancho land that
was donated for a state university was halted in 1996 , when the Gabrielinos /
Tongva ...

Author: Gerrie Schipske

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing

ISBN: 9780738575773

Category: History

Page: 128

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Few other cities can boast of the natural assets, the people, and the events that shaped the first 50 years of their history, as can the city of Long Beach, California. First inhabited by the Tongva people, the land was taken away by the Spanish, then granted to "friends of the King," who in turn sold parcels to real estate speculators working with the railroads. It was called many names before Belle Lowe suggested in 1884 that the townsite be known for its eight miles of long beaches. Its oceanfront provided a resort area, a landing strip for early aviators, a fishing industry, a port for shipbuilding and trade, and a location for the US Navy to anchor its "battle fleet" in 1919. However, discovery of oil in 1921 transformed the city, bringing incredible wealth and an explosive growth in population. By 1938, the city's population was 200,000 and would be a major factor in the Southern California war effort.

What Washington Can Learn From the World of Sports

On December 19, 1989, in the twilight of my father's coaching career, he did
something that stunned just about everyone in our family and in the wider world
of sports. He accepted the head coaching position at Long Beach State at the
ripe old ...

Author: George Allen

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1596986352

Category: Political Science

Page: 174

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Politics and sports: they’re two of America’s greatest passions. And George Allen—former U.S. Senator, former Virginia Governor, and son of the great NFL coach George Allen, Sr.—brings these two worlds together in his new book, What Washington Can Learn From the World of Sports. Having spent his life with one foot in the sports arena and the other in the political arena, Allen brings his unique perspective and experiences to What Washington Can Learn From the World of Sports. Through personal stories, anecdotes, and interviews, Allen draws both parallels and contrasts between two of our nation’s favorite passions. From national security, to wasteful government spending, to judicial activism, Allen proves that our government need look no further than the football field, baseball diamond, or basketball court to solve today’s pressing problems.What Washington Can Learn From the World of Sportsshows what Washington can learn from the greatest moments—and failures—in sports, as well as from the spirit and principles of fair play, hard work, and keeping score.

Evan Longoria

In 2004, Long Beach State offered him a scholarship to transfer for his
sophomore, or second, year. The only problem Longoria has saidthathe
sometimes had was that Longoria atough time duringhisrst year playingthird
played shortstop and ...

Author: Sloan MacRae

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1448861632

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Chronicles the life of the man who, despite being smaller in stature than many athletes, has come to be one of the best players in professional baseball today.

The Potential Effects of Global Climate Change on the United States

984 Rhode Island beaches ( Total ) 27 . 42 6 . 970 3 . 308 Connecticut beaches (
Total ) 63 . 51 43 . 467 7 . 663 New York - Southampton Beach State Total 7 . 05
120 2 . 756 46 . 910 3 . 168 30 . 272 New Jersey - Long Beach Island State ...

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The Leather Man

The dimly lit establishment usually attracted women the way a magnet attracts
filings — Valley Girls off the 405 Freeway looking for a change of scenery,
secretaries, divorcees, coeds and professors alike from nearby Long Beach State
, ...

Author: Mel Reisner

Publisher: Archway Publishing

ISBN: 1480806943

Category: Fiction

Page: 282

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"Wow! A story that encapsulates college football in the ’60s. From Edison Green attempting to challenge the stigma that a black man could not be a big-time college quarterback to Quintus LeClaire, the Vietnam veteran lost until fate gives him the opportunity to rekindle his life through football and become the ‘blue-chipper who fell through the cracks,’ to the life struggles of coach Ben Steinbrecher, called the Leather Man, who faces his challenges and finds himself as a result, this is a must-read from cover to cover." —Dave Campo, former Dallas Cowboys coach Canyon City, in southern Idaho, is the home of Canyon State College, a small school in possession of a large football coach—Ben Steinbrecher, a man as strong as Samson and just as rooted in the Bible through his minister father. Known to some as “the Leather Man,” the coach is doing his best to raise his mentally handicapped son in a loving home while the love in his marriage dwindles. Already kept from an NFL career by a knee injury, Steinbrecher’s frustrations pile up while his coaching career blossoms until, inevitably, he hits the brink of human endurance. The coach’s team is peopled with characters such as Latin-quoting war hero Quintus LeClaire, dropped into Canyon State’s football program because of a Vietnam flashback and a chance encounter with a good cop, along with straight arrow David Talty, raised by colorful Uncle Joe; menacing Brock Banning; and Preston “Taters” Jones. All play a role in elevating the program and in shaping Steinbrecher’s path toward the ultimate test of his beliefs and his will to live.

Choice Not Chance

Long Beach State University in California was looking for a new coach for their
women's team and wondered if I would be interested in talking to them. Sure, why
not? Because I'm a Navy brat who enjoys traveling, seeing the world, and ...

Author: Joanne P. McCallie

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118231228

Category: Business & Economics

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Foreword by Mike Krzyzewski, Duke’s Men Basketball Coach A celebrated coach reveals the secrets to building a fierce competitor At age 26, Joanne P. McCallie, a.k.a. Coach P, began her career at Maine, where in the span of eight years, she elevated the women's basketball program to a very competitive team that outdrew the men's crowds, a rarity in college sports. Over her tenure, she created the Choice Not Chance (CNC) philosophy, training kids how to think and focus on making the correct choices in life. She imparted her passionate philosophy to all of her players and now brings it to her efforts as head coach at Duke. Choice Not Chancehighlights McCallie's lessons for building a fierce competitor, such as "Going against the grain," "Never become satisfied," and "Enjoy the prospect of getting better daily." The CNC philosophy is widely used by McCallie, her staff, and players, who are very active in the community speaking about "CNC." Joanne P. McCallie is head coach of the Duke Women's Basketball team and was the ACC Coach of the Year in 2010 McCallie became the first coach in Division I history to be crowned champion in four different conferences, as well as the first coach in NCAA history to garner coach of the year accolades in four different leagues A native of Brunswick, Maine, McCallie owns a career mark of 431-174 and is entering her 20th year as a head coach at Maine, Michigan State and Duke; as a coach and player, she has led her teams to 15 conference titles, 19 NCAA Tournament appearances, seven NCAA Sweet 16 appearances, five NCAA Elite Eight appearances, three NCAA Final Four appearances and three NCAA Championship game appearances During the 2004-05 season at Michigan State, she won the Big Ten Regular Season and Tournament Championship en route to a National Championship game appearance. For her efforts she was named the Associated Press National Coach of the Year McCallie has taught her teams to play with passion and fight hard for recognition, and her teams have achieved remarkable success. Apply her wisdom to your teams, your employees, and your own life.

State of California Governor s Budget for

35 which are granted in trust to the City of Long Beach . 36 Under provisions of
these statutes , the state's economic Advance royalty payments of $ 75,000,000
were com37 interest in the field is increased substantially . The pletely paid by
the ...

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The Bee Eater

Long Beach had a decade-old system for hiring teachers who would prove
effective from their first day in the classroom, many of them trained at nearby
Long Beach State University by school district officials acting as instructors.
Aldine had ...

Author: Richard Whitmire

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118058053

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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The inside story of a maverick reformer with a take-no-prisoners management style Hailed by Oprah as a "warrior woman for our times," reviled by teachers unions as the enemy, Michelle Rhee, outgoing chancellor of Washington DC public schools, has become the controversial face of school reform. She has appeared on the cover of Time Magazine, and is currently featured as a hero in the documentary "Waiting for Superman." This is the story of her journey from good-girl daughter of Korean immigrants to tough-minded political game-changer. When Rhee first arrived in Washington, she found a school district that had been so broken for so long, that everyone had long since given up. The book provides an inside view of the union battles, the school closings, and contentious community politics that have been the subject of intense public interest and debate ? along with a rare look at Rhee's upbringing and life before DC. Rhee has been featured in the documentary "Waiting for Superman" Rhee's story points to a fresh way of addressing school improvement Addresses fundamental problems in our current education system, and the politics of leadership The book includes an insert with photos from Rhee's personal and professional life, and an "exit" interview that sheds light on what she's learned and where the future might take her.

Undue Process

... infractions hearing was pink. Below are but a few of the sworn statements in
the file. □ Arthur Montgomery, a former Long Beach player coached by
Tarkanian, who later became chairman of the black studies department at Long
Beach State ...

Author: Don Yaeger

Publisher: Sports Publishing LLC

ISBN: 9780915611348

Category: Education

Page: 277

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Based on 300 hours of interviews with coaches, athletic directors, student-athletes, and NCAA officials, Undue Process examines the NCAA's system of "justice" -- the organization's history and its growth in power over the years, the lack of due process for its accused, its guilty-until-proven-innocent attitude, and its 100 percent conviction rate.

State of California Budget for the Biennium Submitted by Governor to the California Legislature

Department of Education HUMBOLDT STATE COLLEGE - Continued LINE
EXPENDITURES ACTUAL 1958-59 ... 684 21 22 23 24 LONG BEACH STATE
COLLEGE 25 26 Located at Long Beach 28 29 ACTUAL SUMMARY AND
GENERAL ...

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