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  • 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....
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • 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...