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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...

City Council to consider transferring control of Queen Mary land to...

The announcement Monday evening by Councilwoman Cindy Allen's office adds a new twist to problems surrounding the Queen Mary, whose private operator, hired by the city, is in bankruptcy.

Long Beach unemployment dips to 11.7%, economists hopeful more strong job...

As more businesses reopen or expand operations thanks to falling COVID-19 numbers, the unemployment rates across the county, including in Long Beach, continue to fall.

Rocket Lab inks deal for four more 2021 launches

Days after its 19th successful launch, Long Beach-based Rocket Lab penned a contact to put eight more BlackSky satellites into low-Earth orbit this year, the company announced Thursday.

Long Beach is rebuilding after ‘a very hard year,’ mayor says...

The city has roughly $386 million worth of projects either recently completed or in the pipeline, and has plans to invest in residents and the local economy with a windfall of new money in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the mayor said Wednesday in an annual speech about development in the city. 

Seven new satellites are orbiting Earth after successful Rocket Lab mission

The mission is Rocket Lab’s 19th successful Electron launch since its first in January 2018. Monday’s success brings the total number of satellites the company has safely delivered to space to 104.

Rocket Lab to launch seven satellites into orbit as early as...

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 announces first defense contract for rocket launch service

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.

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