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  • How I Made It: Gene Seroka

    How I Made It: Gene Seroka
    The gig: Gene Seroka, 50, is executive director of the Port of Los Angeles, the nation's busiest seaport. The former shipping line executive, who started in the job four months ago, manages an organization with a $939-million budget that handled $285.4 billion worth of cargo last year. The region's economic engine faces increased competition from ports across the country and abroad, and Seroka says his job is to keep the port squarely in the nation's No. 1 position.
  • Congestion worsens at L.A.-Long Beach ports as holidays near

    Congestion worsens at L.A.-Long Beach ports as holidays near
    The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are experiencing a logistical nightmare as they struggle to ease a bottleneck that could undermine retailers' all-important holiday shopping season and threaten the competitiveness of the region's economic...

    Strong growth is forecast for Inland Empire

     Strong growth is forecast for Inland Empire
    It was among the nation's hardest-hit local economies during the Great Recession, beset by staggering numbers of foreclosures and one of the highest jobless rates in California. But the Inland Empire is now the fastest-growing region in Southern...

    California loses 9,800 jobs in September but jobless rate falls to 7.3%

    California officials said employers in the state cut their payrolls by 9,800 jobs last month, a drop that baffled economists, who say the figure belies the underlying strength of the state's economy. Experts widely viewed the disappointing jobs...

    Port of Los Angeles cargo volume surges in September, up 7.8% for year

    Port of Los Angeles cargo volume surges in September, up 7.8% for year
    The Port of Los Angeles in September saw its busiest month in eight years, as larger cargo ships called at the port and retailers rushed in goods for the holiday season. The port said cargo volume -- including imports, exports and empty containers --...