RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Port of Los Angeles

A collection of news and information related to Port of Los Angeles published by this site and its partners.

Top Port of Los Angeles Articles

Displaying items 1-11
  • 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...
  • 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 --...
  • Judge reinstates port truckers fired in labor dispute

    Judge reinstates port truckers fired in labor dispute
    A federal judge on Tuesday reinstated two Los Angeles Harbor-area truck drivers, who said they were illegally fired during a labor dispute with their employer, Green Fleet Systems in Carson. U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez ordered the company to...
  • Virginia port CEO compensation among the highest

    Virginia port CEO compensation among the highest
    John F. Reinhart, the Virginia Port Authority CEO appointed eight months ago and given the task of reversing the money-losing enterprise's finances, is the highest-paid port executive on the East Coast and perhaps in the nation, a Daily Press review of...
  • Angels Gate center uses personal histories to unite community

    Angels Gate center uses personal histories to unite community
    People, however different, should try to understand one another, figure out what they have in common, come together and learn. That is the ethos of Angels Gate Cultural Center, housed in former military barracks on a San Pedro bluff. The center for...
  • The Week in Pictures | Sept. 22–29, 2014

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. The major news this week cam out of the Middle East, where air attacks on Islamic State militants in eastern Syria began after five Arab allies agreed to participate....
  • Events: History of hot sauce, banh mi, sustainable seafood and a French chef

    Events: History of hot sauce, banh mi, sustainable seafood and a French chef
    Longtime Los Angeles Times food writer and historian Charles Perry will deliver a lecture to the Culinary Historians of Southern California on the history of hot sauce on Oct. 11. His story winds back through tomato ketchup and Worcestershire sauce to the...
  • Hippo sculpture's stay on London's Thames is extended

    Hippo sculpture's stay on London's Thames is extended
    The same artist who created the mondo rubber duck for the Port of Los Angeles in August has a similarly scaled-up hippo bobbing in London's Thames River. Angelenos turned out in droves to see Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman's six-story Rubber Duck that...