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Seven small satellites are slated to be blasted into orbit as early as this afternoon aboard a Rocket Lab Electron rocket. This is the Long Beach-based company’s second launch of the year.
Relativity Space, the most recent addition to Long Beach’s reemerging aerospace sector, was awarded its first U.S. Department of Defense contract, the company announced this week.
“Big-box retail stores are not the highest and best use for this site," said John Drachman, co-founder of Waterford Property Company, one of the firms involved in the purchase. "It’s better suited for more density.”
Jon and Julia Halperin did not want to be a traditional record label, so each of his 7” releases is strictly limited to 200 copies on two colorways, 100 of each, and the artists have complete control of the release.
For about three and a half years, Carolyn Caldwell has served as president and CEO of St. Mary Medical Center in Long Beach. But her journey to leading one of the area’s largest hospitals—before and during one of the worst health crises in modern American history—was a long one spanning decades and multiple states.
David Slater, executive vice president and COO of oil company and developer Signal Hill Petroleum, said the pandemic did not play a role in putting the project on hold.
It’s been a tough economic year for just about every business sector, especially in the hospitality-heavy city of Long Beach. But one of the industries that has emerged unscathed has been aerospace, which managed to add a few thousand jobs between September 2019 and September 2020, according to a February report compiled by the Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation.
Aviation and aerospace roots run deep in Long Beach—about 80 years to be exact. The sector has ebbed and flowed through the decades but has remained a constant force in the city. In the past, it was military and commercial aircraft. Today, companies have their sights set higher: Earth’s orbit and beyond.
Long Beach has an assortment of record stores—some that specialize in certain vinyl such as Toxic Toast’s Japanese imports and others that cater to...
A year ago, at age 26, Elizabeth Alcantar was sworn in as the youngest mayor in the city of Cudahy. Exactly one week later, on Jan. 14, Delta Air Lines Flight 89 declared an emergency and dumped 15,000 gallons of jet fuel on multiple East Los Angeles and South Bay communities, including Cudahy, kicking off a tumultuous one-year term for the young politician.