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  • 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...
  • OCC is losing its sailing symbol

    OCC is losing its sailing symbol
    The Alaska Eagle has proudly displayed the Orange Coast College flag on its stern for 32 years and more than 290,000 miles. But Tuesday morning, as crew members worked to disassemble the 90-foot mast, OCC's flag had been replaced with the red, white and...
  • L.A. Times Travel Show: Arthur Frommer recommends hotel alternatives

    L.A. Times Travel Show: Arthur Frommer recommends hotel alternatives
    To combat rising airfares, travelers should plan to steer clear of expensive hotels in favor of apartment rentals, longtime travel guide author Arthur Frommer said during a Saturday keynote speech at the L.A. Times Travel Show. "I would suggest if you...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...