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  • Part of truck-heavy Terminal Island Freeway could become a park

    Part of truck-heavy Terminal Island Freeway could become a park
    The around-the-clock rumble and hum of big rigs and cars funneling in and out of one of the world's busiest port complexes have for years defined daily life in west Long Beach. Streets of tidy homes, schools and playgrounds are boxed in by refineries,...
  • President of Long Beach Harbor Commission ousted by City Council

    President of Long Beach Harbor Commission ousted by City Council
    The Long Beach City Council removed a key member of its harbor board Tuesday evening in an unprecedented move that leaves the port with two vacancies in top leadership positions. On a 6-3 vote, council members approved Mayor Bob Foster’s...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Texas gets Oxy and is looking for more

    Texas gets Oxy and is looking for more
    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...
  • Audit: Long Beach port commissioners skirted travel expense rules

    A city audit released Thursday reveals that the Port of Long Beach spent thousands of dollars subsidizing the travel of spouses who accompanied harbor commissioners on trips to Tokyo, Paris and Montreal despite city restrictions that ban such...