| 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...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:08 PM
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...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 2:12 PM
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...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:09 AM
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...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:17 PM
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...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:02 PM
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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:48 AM
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.
| 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...