Port of Los Angeles

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 […]

03/06/2014

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 […]

11/06/2013

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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 […]

09/27/2013

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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 […]

06/17/2013

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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 […]

06/13/2013

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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 […]

06/07/2013

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 […]

05/07/2013

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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.

04/03/2013

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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.

02/28/2013

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.

01/22/2013

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.

01/16/2013

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.

12/05/2012

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