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Training program aims to bolster local goods movement workforce

The port partnered with Long Beach City College in 2018 to develop the Maritime Center of Excellence, a program dedicated to professional development for jobs related to the supply chain and logistics sector.

Chamber to award Entrepreneur of the Year during virtual event

Matt and Pat Cullen of Amber Resources, a full-service petroleum distribution company on the Westside, will be honored as the 2021 City Bank Entrepreneur of the Year, the Long Beach Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced. Pat will be honored posthumously.

New Super Track model aims to shorten wait times for emergency...

Long wait times are not a foreign concept to anyone who has visited an emergency room, whether the trip ended up being warranted or...

March is typically a slow month for cargo traffic; this year...

Terminal operators at the Port of Long Beach moved 840,387 twenty-foot equivalent units during March, making it the busiest month on record in its 110-year history, staff announced Thursday.

Rocket Lab aims to bring a reusable rocket back from space

During its next mission, Long Beach-based Rocket Lab will attempt to bring a rocket back from space, the company announced Thursday. The mission is the first step toward making its Electron rocket the first orbital-class reusable small launch vehicle.

Emotionally and economically exhausted: Hospitals one year into COVID-19

The last 13 months have been a rollercoaster of shifting guidelines, lockdowns and tragedy. From individuals to businesses to the economy at large, nothing was immune to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Doctors and nurses have spent the last year triaging patients in parking lots, providing care in temporary tents and working long hours to treat massive amounts of patients in overcrowded hospitals.

DLBA to provide up to $10K in outdoor dining expense reimbursement...

Businesses with outdoor dining will be able to apply for up to $10,000 in relief through the Downtown Long Beach Alliance's Outdoor Dining Reimbursement program beginning midnight on Monday morning.

Doctors expect thousands of additional cancer deaths after pandemic causes decrease...

The longer cancer remains undetected, the deadlier it becomes. Cancer is classified by stages ranging from one to four and mortality rates increase the higher the stage, Vora said. For example, on average, stage 1 and 2 colorectal cancer has a 10% mortality rate, stage 3 is 30% and stage 4 is 86%, according to the National Cancer Institute.

Community Hospital emergency department expected to open in May, operator says

The long-shuttered emergency department at Community Hospital is expected to reopen in May, according to the facility’s operator Molina, Wu, Network. The reopening will mark a turning point for the hospital, allowing it to admit its own patients, spokesperson Brandon Dowling said.

Development continues citywide with a special focus on changing the Long...

While many sectors—and people’s lives in general—were turned upside down this past year, construction on numerous developments continued throughout Long Beach. There were certainly new...

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