Boeing Sets Industry Record

In 2017, The Boeing Company set an industry record, delivering 763 commercial airplanes, the company announced today. Boeing also delivered more commercial airplanes than any other manufacturer for the sixth year running, a feat the firm attributed to demand for its 737 and 787 jets. Boeing developed a backlog of 912 net orders amounting to 5,864 airplanes valued at $134.8 billion.


State Of American Business

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Thomas J. Donohue is delivering his annual State of American Business address tomorrow morning, January 10, at 6:30 a.m. He plans to discuss the top challenges facing business and the chamber’s top priorities in 2018. A live webcast can be viewed by clicking here at the time of the event.


Long Beach City Council Voting On Union Support

During its meeting today (which is underway), the Long Beach City Council is voting on whether or not to support the largest trade union of public employees in the country in a Supreme Court case regarding union and governmental rights to negotiate fees paid by public employees who decline union membership. Councilmember Al Austin, who is employed by this union, was notified by the city attorney about the conflict of interest. Click here to view the live meeting.


State Of The City Address Broadcasting Live Tonight

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia is presenting his annual State of the City address tonight at the Terrace Theater, 6 p.m. The event is free to the public, with free parking available in convention center parking lots. Click here to view the broadcast.


Long Beach Medical Care Facilities Receive Honors For Nursing Practice

MemorialCare Long Beach Medical Center and MemorialCare Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach have been honored by The American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program. This represents the highest national standard for nursing practice, and it is the second time these facilities have received the accolade.


Law Firm Changes Name To Add Senior Partners

The law firm of Floyd, Skeren & Kelly, LLP, which is headquartered in Westlake Village and operates a Long Beach office, has changed its name to Floyd, Skeren, Manukian and Langevin following the retirement of senior partner Todd Kelly. Amanda Manukian and John M. Langevin are now name partners. The firm specializes in criminal cases, business law and family law.