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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Search for new LA Port Chief begins

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – An international search is on for a new Port of Los Angeles chief, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced today. The hunt for a new executive director will be conducted by recruitment firm […]


This photo provided by the U.S. Customs & Border Protection shows a recently recovered a 1953 Triumph motorcycle which was stolen more than 46 years ago from its owner’s backyard in Omaha, Nebraska in 1967. (AP Photo/U.S. Customs & Border Protection)

Man glad stolen motorcycle found after 46 years

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Donald DeVault wonders what kind of memories his Triumph motorcycle helped make in the 46 years since it was stolen. The 73-year-old Omaha man learned last week that California authorities had […]


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16,053 fake Hermes handbags seized at SoCal ports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Customs & Border Protection agents have seized more than 16,000 phony Hermes handbags that were shipped to the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach from China. Authorities said Thursday the […]


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Port of LA unveils plan for marine research center

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles port officials have unveiled plans to create a $500 million marine research center, called AltaSea. The project formally announced Monday will be built on a 100-year-old pier on the […]


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Court overturns part of port’s trucking plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has overturned part of the anti-smog program at the Port of Los Angeles. The port tried to restrict the types of trucks that can haul goods in and out […]


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LA block party tonight bids adieu to Villaraigosa

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Friday evening’s “CelebrateLA,” a finale to a year of heritage month celebrations, will double as a farewell bash for Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and feature appearances by former President Bill Clinton and […]


Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (AP Photo)

Villaraigosa to visit China to promote LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will visit Beijing, China, later this month to tout Los Angeles as a trade hub and tourist destination, and to attract Chinese investment to the city. Villaraigosa will […]


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Port of LA completes channel deepening

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Port of Los Angeles has completed a 10-year channel-deepening project to accommodate modern, bigger ships.


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Dead whale found stuck to ship’s bow at LA port

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a dead whale has been found stuck to the bow of a cargo ship at the Port of Los Angeles.


8 injured, 3 critically, in LA apartment fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Eight people have been hurt, three critically, when flames swept through an old Los Angeles harbor area apartment building.


Ships carrying containers are loaded and unloaded at the Port of Los Angeles

Cargo shipments drop at Port of Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Import and export shipments at the Port of Los Angeles dropped slightly last year compared to 2011.


Port workers return to work after settlement of a strike, Port of Long Beach, Los Angeles. (AP Photo)

LA ports reopen after crippling 8-day strike ends

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Work resumed Wednesday at the nation’s busiest port complex after a crippling strike was settled, ending an eight-day walk-off that affected thousands of jobs and billions of dollars in cargo.