When you factor in the entire supply chain across 44 states, the C-17 sustains more than 30,000 jobs — 3,000 in Long Beach alone.
Long Beach is the last place in the United States that builds large military aircraft.
Boeing officials have said the order will save jobs and extend the life of a Long Beach plant where the planes are assembled.
NASA has chosen six teachers, two from California, to ride on a flying observatory that studies black holes and the formation of stars.
A federal judge has ruled that a California law that laid out strict cleanup standards at a former rocket engine test site just outside Los Angeles is unconstitutional.
The airliner whose roof ripped open 34,000 feet over Arizona has had a busy 15-year life: taking off and touching down more than seven times a day, on average, and possibly developing microscopic cracks in its aluminum skin each time.
Travelers heading to or from LAX were advised to check their flights Wednesday after United Continental Holdings Inc. said it voluntarily grounded 96 United Airlines aircraft so that maintenance checks could be completed.
Boeing Co. says it is cutting 900 of the 3,700 jobs at its Long Beach plant. The Los Angeles Times reports that the company announced the layoffs Wednesday.
The Boeing Co. announced Wednesday it will cut 900 of the 3,700 jobs at its Long Beach plant because of declining orders for C-17 cargo planes.
Boeing Co. has agreed to pay $4 million to settle a lawsuit alleging the company overcharged the Air Force for a decoy system to protect against guided missiles.
A group of local and state officials is calling on Boeing to sign an agreement committing the company to completely cleaning up the site of a partial nuclear meltdown that occured in 1959 just outside Los Angeles.