| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Mar 13, 2014
Rick Perry is coming back to town.
The Texas governor will be in Los Angeles next week to try to persuade local corporations to relocate to the Lone Star State. This is his third swing through the Southland since last year, and Texas this time around...
| May 30, 2014
| 1:00 PM
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...
| May 14, 2014
| 2:24 PM
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...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:35 PM
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...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:05 PM
Long Beach officials are bracing for the closure of a major connector between the 710 Freeway and Terminal Island starting Saturday, part of the massive effort to replace the aging Gerald Desmond Bridge.
Traffic headed toward the Port of Long Beach will...
| Jul 13, 2014
| 2:00 PM
Los Angeles engineering and construction firm AECOM Technology Corp. has agreed to acquire a San Francisco competitor, creating what the firm said will be the largest public company based in Los Angeles.
AECOM said Sunday it will pay about $4 billion to...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 7:43 AM
More than 120 truck drivers at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports walked off the job Monday morning, organizers said, launching an indefinite protest against what they say are widespread workplace violations.
The picket lines are the largest...
| 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...