| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Retailers are rushing goods into the nation's ports, fearful labor strife may arrive on the docks and affect the busy holiday season, a trade group said.
The powerful longshoremen’s union is negotiating a new contract for its nearly 20,000...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The massive $1.26 billion project to replace the ailing Gerald Desmond Bridge in Long Beach will be delayed at least a year, port officials announced.
Originally expected to open by the end of 2016, port officials say the bridge that will rise over...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 3:03 PM
It happened quickly, much like his recovery.
The blue animal carrier door opened and Pink, the mutilated brown pelican whose pouch was slashed open, came dashing out, wings up and taking flight for the first time since beginning recovery from the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 8:42 PM
The latest hurricane churning off the coast of Baja California could bring some rain and thunderstorms to parts of drought-stricken Southern California, forecasters said Friday.
As Hurricane Norbert slowly moves northwest along Mexico's Baja peninsula,...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 3:41 PM
Surging surf caused by Hurricane Marie battered Santa Catalina Island, leaving a wake of destruction at a boatyard and creating hazardous conditions at Avalon Harbor, officials said Wednesday evening.
On Wednesday night, a structure on Pacific Coast...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Strong waves with some swells reaching up to 15 feet are expected to continue Thursday, and may produce coastal flooding, forecasters say.
Monster waves sparked by Hurricane Marie have wreaked havoc on beach communities, flooding homes in Seal Beach and...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 10:20 AM
Catalina Island was cleaning up Thursday, a day after waves from Hurricane Marie caused significant damage.
Estimates of costs from the damage were not immediately available.
Waves tore through the boatyard at Pebbly Beach on the east end of the...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Just days into his vacation, Brian Pearson sat under an umbrella and stared toward the yellow caution tape stretched in front of the inviting ocean.
The float his grandchildren had stood on as they played in the water just days before was now gone,...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:24 PM
A breakwater protecting the Port of Long Beach will require an estimated $20 million in emergency repairs after heavy surf last month from Hurricane Marie inflicted substantial damage, including dozens of breaches, officials said.
Eleven of the breaches...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Internet sensation Ken Block brought out his tire shredding skills once again in “Gymkhana Six,” the latest in a series of YouTube videos, that feature a tricked-out race car ripping around a complicated race course.
Block, whose past videos...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:29 PM
Long Beach has erected a new fortification in the battle against freeway noise and air pollution, and it’s decidedly low-tech.
It’s called “The Great Wall of Mulch.”
City officials gathered Tuesday to top off a 12-foot-high...