A sheriff’s deputy was killed in a traffic collision at the intersection of Del Amo and Paramount boulevards.
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.
The Long Beach Fire Department rushed the critically wounded man to the hospital, while the other two victims drove themselves, police said.
The victim told police he was approached by another man, resulting in an argument that escalated into the violence, the LBPD said.
The motive behind the shooting is unknown, police said, and the investigation is ongoing.
A person died after being struck by a car early Monday near Signal Hill, according to authorities.
The four-story, 80,000-square-foot outpatient facility is expected to begin treating patients on Feb. 22, hospital officials announced.
The Long Beach library system does not meet the needs of the city’s racially, socioeconomically and linguistically diverse communities, according to a city audit released Wednesday.