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  • 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...
  • 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

    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...
  • Audit finds questionable Long Beach port commission travel expenses

    Audit finds questionable Long Beach port commission travel expenses
    The Port of Long Beach spent tens of thousands of dollars subsidizing the travel of spouses who accompanied harbor commissioners and staff on trips to Tokyo, Paris and Montreal despite city restrictions that ban such reimbursements, a city audit shows....
  • His stunts drive Web traffic

    His stunts drive Web traffic
    Race car driver Ken Block speeds down a narrow band of asphalt in his souped-up Ford Fiesta, careening through the "Back to the Future" set on Universal Studios' back lot. The speedometer flies toward 80. Block's eyes are fixed on the road as he...
  • Newport council likely to approve dredging project

    Moving one step closer to dredging the main harbor, the Newport Beach City Council on Tuesday will likely allocate $2.5 million toward a project planned by the federal government. The Army Corps of Engineers plans to dredge around parts of Lido Isle,...