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  • 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

    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....
  • Pelican whose mutilation sparked outrage to be released Tuesday

    Pelican whose mutilation sparked outrage to be released Tuesday
    A California brown pelican who has endured weeks of intensive recovery after having its throat pouch mutilated last month will be set free Tuesday, a bird rescue organization announced. The pelican, dubbed Pink, will be released at White Point Park in...
  • Mutilated pelican may be released in coming weeks, activists say

    Mutilated pelican may be released in coming weeks, activists say
    A bird rescue organization caring for a brown pelican whose pouch was mutilated last month said the bird could be released in coming weeks following two successful surgeries. The California brown pelican, nicknamed Pink, will not require any more...
  • Boxer wins GOP help in bid to boost funds for L.A., Long Beach ports

    Boxer wins GOP help in bid to boost funds for L.A., Long Beach ports
    In Congress, seniority still matters. Although lawmakers can no longer earmark funds for home-state projects, Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) has written into a massive water bill a measure that promises to bring more money to the ports of Los Angeles and...
  • Port of Long Beach prepares for long-term closures along 710 Freeway

    Port of Long Beach prepares for long-term closures along 710 Freeway
    Long Beach officials are bracing for the closure of a major connector between the 710 Freeway and Terminal Island starting Saturday, part of the massive effort to replace the aging Gerald Desmond Bridge. Traffic headed toward the Port of Long Beach will...
  • 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,...
  • Newport Harbor dredging threatened

    NEWPORT BEACH — As the city embarks on dredging long-neglected areas of the harbor, required federal funding and approvals may not materialize before a critical deadline. The obstacles threaten the city's first significant harbor dredging in more...