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Rocket Lab wins contract to design two spacecraft for Mars mission

The Long Beach-based rocket manufacturing and launch company announced it's designing two Photon spacecraft for a scientific mission to Mars.

Union leaders are fighting terminal automation at Long Beach’s Pier T

Total Terminals International, operator of the 385-acre Pier T, met with leaders of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union on May 17 to announce its intentions to automate the Long Beach operation. Represented were ILWU Local 13, 63 and 94.

Relativity Space unveils world’s first fully 3-D-printed reusable rocket; announce $650M...

Long Beach-based Relativity Space unveiled plans Tuesday for the Terran R, the world’s first fully reusable, entirely 3-D printed rocket.

Port sets new cargo-movement record for 11th consecutive month

For the first time in its 110-year history, the Port of Long Beach moved more than 900,000 cargo containers in a single month.

Pandemic cargo surge continues at the San Pedro Bay Ports amid...

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic and the closure of manufacturing plants in China slowed goods movement through San Pedro Bay for much of the first half of 2020, throwing a shroud of uncertainty over the trade sector. But the subsequent resumption of manufacturing and an explosion of e-commerce across the U.S. resulted in 10 straight months of record-breaking cargo movement at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles.

Free forum to explore Long Beach’s growing space sector

In a June 17 forum hosted by the Long Beach Economic Partnership, Accelerate Long Beach will examine the booming sector and why space companies continue moving into the city. 

Kristen Bell showcases Long Beach dog product company ahead of Amazon’s...

The business model is centered on sourcing the highest-quality ingredients from around the world. While a large subset of products are made in the U.S., Pawstruck gets its free-range, grass-fed beef from South American, lamb ears from New Zealand, antlers from Canada and the list goes on.

With Long Beach Airport passenger numbers ticking up, Southwest seeks to...

Southwest recently invited business representatives from across the region to tour Long Beach Airport from curb to gate.

City of Avalon still reeling from pandemic revenue losses, expects more...

A global pandemic is one of the worst-case scenarios for an economy dependent almost entirely on tourism like that of Catalina Island. While the financial struggles of the past year for the city of Avalon have not been overly devastating, staff said the city only avoided budgetary deficits by tapping into its reserve funds.

Natural gas drivers to be exempt from Clean Truck fee at...

Low-emissions natural gas-powered trucks will be exempt from a per-container fee thanks to a 4-1 vote by the Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners Monday.

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