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  • 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...
  • Art Deco Festival on tap for Labor Day at the Queen Mary

    Art Deco Festival on tap for Labor Day at the Queen Mary
    Labor Day weekend marks the ninth annual Queen Mary Art Deco Festival in the Port of Long Beach.  From Aug. 30 through Sept. 2, more than 8,000 people are expected to board the Queen Mary to sample Art Deco, an eclectic design style that's been...
  • Port truck drivers at Carson firm seek union rep, go on strike

    Port truck drivers at Carson firm seek union rep, go on strike
    Thirty port truck drivers went on strike Monday night at a Carson-based trucking firm, alleging their employer is attempting to thwart their efforts to unionize, organizers said. Monday's strike will go for 24 hours and organizers have planned a Tuesday...
  • Tsunami study finds Southern California at risk

    Tsunami study finds Southern California at risk
    A large tsunami hitting California would cause major flooding in Long Beach and parts of Orange County and force 750,000 people to evacuate coastal areas in just a few hours, according to an extensive simulation published Wednesday by the U.S....
  • Imports to ports of L.A., Long Beach drop in March

    Imports to ports of L.A., Long Beach drop in March
    Imports to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach fell in March, partly because of the Lunar New Year holiday, which slows production -- and exports -- in many Asian countries.  The Port of Los Angeles reported Monday that March imports fell 28.7% from...
  • Newport Beach picks up awards

    Newport Beach earned recognition from the Assn. of California Cities Orange County last week for its completion of a major dredging project, its public art program and its efforts to cut back on paper printing. "I am very proud of the recognition by our...
  • Reader photo: A bird's-eye view of Port of Long Beach

    Wendy Miller shot this photo of a pelican silhouetted against the cranes at the Port of Long Beach at sunset on June 27. She used a Nikon D7000. Each week, we're featuring photos of Southern California submitted by readers. Share your photos on our ...