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Suburban Sports Editor Seymour Beubis Retires

April 01, 1993|SEAN WATERS

After nearly 26 years at The Times, Seymour Beubis has retired as Suburban Sports Editor.

Beubis, 59, was responsible for directing sports coverage for the Glendale, Long Beach, San Gabriel, Southeast, South Bay and Westside sections. Some of the writers he hired included Raider beat writer Steve Springer, USC football and UCLA basketball writer Jerry Crowe, news reporter Dick Wagner, former Loyola Marymount and Dodger writer Alan Drooz and South Bay high school writer Rob Fernas.

A graduate of Miami, Beubis started his journalism career as a reporter for the Ft. Lauderdale News. One of the events he covered was the John Glenn orbital flight. He came to The Times in 1967 and has written more than 3,000 stories. Among his sports assignments was coverage of the swimming and diving championships at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. His most recent assignment was the 1992 NCAA women's basketball championships.

Jay Christensen will replace Beubis.

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