January 29, 2023
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Lompoc looks to space industry to help struggling economy blast off


Lompoc Mayor Jenelle Osborne poses in front of a rocket launch mural on a downtown building. Lompoc is placing a big bet on growth driven by the space industry and expansion at nearby Vandenberg Air Force Base. It’s the best prospect to lift the city’s struggling economy and address a nearly $4 million budget deficit…


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