Archive for the ‘ Long Beach ’ Category

The Wall Street Journal: Imports Rebound at Southern California Ports

Port of Los Angeles

The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach reported a jump in imports last month compared with a year earlier, when severe congestion had snarled traffic.

By Erica E. Phillips
Updated: Feb. 11, 2016 – 3:33 p.m. ET

The two busiest U.S. ports on Thursday reported slight growth in imports, the latest sign that many companies are holding back on spending as they wait for the economic picture to clear.

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By Steve Scauzillo, San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Posted: 04/08/15, 9:14 AM PDT |

Several cities in Southern California will have to reduce water use by as much as 35 percent under a new conservation schedule released by the State Water Resources Control Board.

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LATimes: Boeing plans to increase workforce in Long Beach, Seal Beach

Boeing plans to increase workforce in Long Beach, Seal Beach

The addition of highly skilled engineering jobs is expected to provide an economic boost to the Southland and Long Beach. Above, a 787 Dreamliner sits on the tarmac at the Boeing plant in Long Beach. (Brian van der Brug, Los Angeles Times / March 14, 2012)

By W.J. Hennigan
April 10, 2014, 5:22 p.m.

After years of eliminating jobs in Southern California, aerospace giant Boeing Co. announced plans to increase its engineering workforce in Long Beach and Seal Beach by 1,000 positions.

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OCRegister: Boeing workers face uncertainty as projects wind down


By Pat Maio/The Register
Published: Jan. 9, 2014 Updated: Jan. 10, 2014 11:20 a.m.

Wang Lu drives about 64 miles a day from his house in West Covina to his job at Boeing’s C-17 factory in Long Beach and back.

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The Sun: Long Beach Airport flies high amid downturn for others

Long Beach Airport

A JetBlue plane touches down for a landing past the control tower at the Long Beach Airport. Thomas R. Cordova — staff photographer

By Brian Sumers, Daily Breeze
Posted: 10/28/13, 11:31 PM PDT |

A few weeks ago, for the first time, Nina Vir flew from Long Beach Airport. She hadn’t meant to try Long Beach — she only used the airport because she got a good deal — but Vir enjoyed the experience.

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