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  • From the Boathouse: On the lookout for winter storms

    Ahoy! The winter storms arrived this week, and it looks like the effects on the seas will continue through this weekend. There was a gale warning issued by the National Weather Service, and the winds will be slightly decreasing for the weekend. Out on...
  • 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

    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...
  • 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...