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SoCal Edison’s repairs to power infrastructure in Downtown nears completion, utility says

The repairs were required as part of a 2017 settlement agreement between the investor-owned utility and the California Public Utilities Commission, based on an investigation into multi-day blackouts in the Downtown area and underground explosions that sent manhole covers flying into the air in 2015. 

With the future of Long Beach’s waste-to-energy plant uncertain, so are law enforcement’s options...

Officers from 35-40 agencies visit a local power plant per month to dispose of illegal drugs.

Eloy Oakley, former LBCC superintendent, to advise Biden Administration on higher education

Oakley, who has accepted a temporary position advising the Biden Administration, left Long Beach City College in 2016 when he was appointed chancellor of California Community Colleges in Sacramento.

Nurse Bobbie Barraza doesn’t just hand scalpels to surgeons in the OR—she uses them

For 17 years, Bobbie Barraza has cared for patients through her position as a registered nurse. But for the last eight years, Barraza has operated in an expanded role.

Future of a locally owned utility in Long Beach remains uncertain

For years, Long Beach has studied the feasibility of forming or joining such an agency, spending $230,000 in the process.

Supply chain challenges continue to cause delays, forcing some companies to reduce freight into...

Continued supply chain challenges at the San Pedro Bay ports, the busiest port complex in the United States, has spawned such issues for businesses—and individuals—forcing some like Levi Strauss to reevaluate their freight movement.

MemorialCare’s pediatric pulmonary program gains recognition as among best in the nation

U.S. News and World Report began ranking pediatric hospitals in 2007, in an effort to help families find quality medical care.

Clinic focusing on trans and non-binary care marks one-year anniversary with expanded services

Originally opened in July 2020, the clinic offers a wide range of services for the LGBTQ+ community, including gender-affirming hormone therapy, primary care, preventative care and medical screens at Memorial.

Long Beach Airport recovery has slowed but passenger numbers continue to inch upward

The rebound in passenger traffic through Long Beach Airport continues but slowed in June compared to previous months, according to airport data released Wednesday.

High oil prices to bring back drilling activity in Long Beach, Signal Hill

Increased demand has sent crude oil prices above $70 per barrel, well above budgeted projections for oil producers who were wary after a turbulent 2020.

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