Biggest stories of the decade: Boeing’s C-17 Globemaster plane leaves Long Beach, leaving economic crater in its wake
December 27, 2019, 1:00 pm
Over the course of two decades, thousands of workers at two massive plants on Wardlow Road, in Long Beach — as well as at a Huntington Beach location — helped build more than 250 of the behemoths. But over the years, orders dried up. In 2013, the last C-17 for the U.S. Air Force left Long Beach. Only a last-minute foreign order from India ...