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Virgin Orbit awarded six-satellite launch contract

Virgin Orbit has been selected by geospatial analytics company HyperSat to launch a series of six satellites to low Earth orbit in the coming years, the Long Beach-based small satellite launch company announced Wednesday.

3D printing company relocating headquarters to Douglas Park

El Segundo-based Morf3D Inc., a metal additive manufacturing (AM) company, announced Monday it will relocate its headquarters to Long Beach, having claimed one of the last available industrial buildings in Douglas Park.

San Pedro Bay Ports’ CAAP is a ‘trailblazing’ model for the...

For the last 15 years, the San Pedro Bay Ports complex has been working toward ambitious environmental goals to drastically reduce emissions. Now, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is praising the ports’ Clean Air Action Plan as a “groundbreaking program.”

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.

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