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  • Mutilated pelican may be released in coming weeks, activists say

    Mutilated pelican may be released in coming weeks, activists say
    A bird rescue organization caring for a brown pelican whose pouch was mutilated last month said the bird could be released in coming weeks following two successful surgeries. The California brown pelican, nicknamed Pink, will not require any more...
  • Boxer wins GOP help in bid to boost funds for L.A., Long Beach ports

    Boxer wins GOP help in bid to boost funds for L.A., Long Beach ports
    In Congress, seniority still matters. Although lawmakers can no longer earmark funds for home-state projects, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) has written into a massive water bill a measure that promises to bring more money to the ports of Los Angeles and...
  • Pelican whose mutilation sparked outrage to be released Tuesday

    Pelican whose mutilation sparked outrage to be released Tuesday
    A California brown pelican who has endured weeks of intensive recovery after having its throat pouch mutilated last month will be set free Tuesday, a bird rescue organization announced. The pelican, dubbed Pink, will be released at White Point Park in...
  • Pelican whose mutilation sparked outrage is released into the wild

    Pelican whose mutilation sparked outrage is released into the wild
    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...
  • Dockworkers briefly honor truckers' picket line at Long Beach terminal

    Dockworkers briefly honor truckers' picket line at Long Beach terminal
    Members of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Local 13 went to work Monday after briefly honoring a picket line by truck drivers at a port of Long Beach Container Terminal. The truck drivers, who are alleging widespread work violations by...
  • Proposed merger of ports of L.A., Long Beach 'fraught with political uncertainties'

    Proposed merger of ports of L.A., Long Beach 'fraught with political uncertainties'
    Citing a drop in market share by the busiest port complex in the U.S., the Los Angeles 2020 Commission has issued a recommendation to merge the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, an idea likely to revive tensions between the rival seaports. The...
  • Reward in pelican mutilation case doubles to $20,000 amid outrage

    Reward in pelican mutilation case doubles to $20,000 amid outrage
    The reward for information leading to whoever was responsible for mutilating a brown pelican, leaving it flopping and unable to feed for days in Long Beach, has doubled to $20,000, rescuers announced Thursday. The fate of the brown pelican, which was...
  • A merger with Port of L.A.? No way, Long Beach officials say

     A merger with Port of L.A.? No way, Long Beach officials say
    The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are like the Coke and Pepsi of U.S. maritime transportation. They seem similar, they dominate the competition but they have a long history of less-than-friendly rivalry. Now, an independent commission's proposal...
  • Southland air regulators seek to hold ports to pollution targets

    Southland air regulators seek to hold ports to pollution targets
    Air quality regulators, embarking on a bold new strategy to reduce smog in Southern California, want to hold the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach responsible for their pledges to cut pollution from thousands of trucks, ships and trains carrying goods...
  • Panama Canal expansion draws delegates from U.S. seaport states

    PANAMA CANAL ZONE — After waiting out an early-afternoon downpour, Vice President Joe Biden and the U.S. delegation emerged into the humid heat to tour the $5.2-billion canal expansion. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake snapped pictures...
  • Caterpillar firm probed for possible fraud, dumping in ocean

    Caterpillar firm probed for possible fraud, dumping in ocean
    Investigators from the U.S. attorney's office for the Central District of California are looking into whether a Caterpillar subsidiary may have dumped train parts in the ocean near the Port of Long Beach as part of a scheme to conduct fraudulent train...