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  • Retailers rush to import goods, fearing work stoppage at U.S. ports

    Retailers rush to import goods, fearing work stoppage at U.S. ports
    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...
  • Long Beach Port bridge delayed at least a year

    Long Beach Port bridge delayed at least a year
    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...
  • 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...
  • Southern California may see some rain from Hurricane Norbert

    Southern California may see some rain from Hurricane Norbert
    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,...
  • Big surf pounds Catalina, causes major damage to boatyard, harbor

    Big surf pounds Catalina, causes major damage to boatyard, harbor
    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...
  • Big waves continue to hit California as Hurricane Marie effect wanes

    Big waves continue to hit California as Hurricane Marie effect wanes
    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...
  • Catalina Island suffers significant damage from Hurricane Marie waves

    Catalina Island suffers significant damage from Hurricane Marie waves
    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...
  • Catalina Island bears brunt of damage from heavy surf

    Catalina Island bears brunt of damage from heavy surf
    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,...
  • Hurricane swells cause $20 million in damage to port breakwater

    Hurricane swells cause $20 million in damage to port breakwater
    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...
  • Watch Ken Block shred tires around obstacle course in 'Gymkhana Six'

    Watch Ken Block shred tires around obstacle course in 'Gymkhana Six'
    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...
  • Long Beach builds 'Great Wall of Mulch' to block road noise, pollution

    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...