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  • From the Boathouse: Go see some tall ships, visit unfamiliar ports

      Ahoy! Are you and your family wondering what nautical adventure to embark on this almost-last-of-the-summer weekend? Head to San Pedro for the Tall Ships Festival at the Port of Los Angeles. I was at the port to watch the world's largest rubber...
  • Pictures in the News | Aug. 21, 2014

     
    In Thursday's Pictures in the News, a giant rubber duck passes through the Port of Los Angeles as part of the Tall Ships Festival L.A. running through Sunday. The six-story-tall duck was created by artist Florentijn Hofman. Los Angeles: Seat cards mark...
  • Giant Rubber Duck makes a splash in Port of Los Angeles

    Giant Rubber Duck makes a splash in Port of Los Angeles
    A super-sized childhood bath toy is dominating the harbor in San Pedro today as it continues its world tour. A six-story-tall floating "Rubber Duck" is making its West Coast debut at the Port of Los Angeles, where it will lead more than a dozen...
  • Austin Beutner named publisher and CEO of Los Angeles Times

    Austin Beutner named publisher and CEO of Los Angeles Times
    Austin Beutner, the civic leader and former Wall Street investment banker, is the new publisher and chief executive of the Los Angeles Times. Beutner, 54, who served as first deputy mayor of Los Angeles for more than a year and briefly explored a run for...
  • San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability

    San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability
    At a groundbreaking ceremony in May, neighborhood activists and local government officials celebrated Ponte Vista, a development of 676 homes in San Pedro. A white-robed Roman Catholic priest thanked God for the "gift of Ponte Vista," a welcome addition...
  • Deasy opens school year with campaign against dropping out

    Deasy opens school year with campaign against dropping out
    Los Angeles Unified Supt. John Deasy opened the new school year Tuesday with a speech to administrators in which he urged them to eliminate the dropout rate, and then assigned each one a struggling student to look after. Much of Deasy's talk at Garfield...
  • Inaugural Los Angeles Quilt Show premieres at Crafted

    Inaugural Los Angeles Quilt Show premieres at Crafted
    The inaugural Los Angeles Quilt Show and Fiber Art Fest, created in response to the Long Beach Quilt Show leaving the area, runs Friday through Sunday at Crafted at the Port of Los Angeles. It offers local quilters an opportunity to display their work,...
  • Merger creates massive L.A. construction firm

    Merger creates massive L.A. construction firm
    Los Angeles engineering and construction firm AECOM Technology Corp. has agreed to acquire a San Francisco competitor, creating what the firm said will be the largest public company based in Los Angeles. AECOM said Sunday it will pay about $4 billion to...
  • Fear of work stoppage leads to cargo surge at local ports

    Fear of work stoppage leads to cargo surge at local ports
    The Port of Los Angeles had its busiest June ever, and neighboring Long Beach hasn't handled so much cargo in June since before the recession. But the influx of cargo containers had less to do with economic improvement than retailers' worries about...
  • Man dies in apparent suicide jump from San Pedro bridge

    Man dies in apparent suicide jump from San Pedro bridge
    Authorities are investigating the death of a man who apparently jumped from the Vincent Thomas Bridge in San Pedro on Sunday afternoon. The man, described by witnesses as white or Latino and in his 20s, had climbed up the bridge above the roadway by the...
  • Retailers rush to import goods, fearing work stoppage at U.S. ports

    Retailers rush to import goods, fearing work stoppage at U.S. ports
    Retailers are rushing goods into the nation's ports, fearful labor strife may arrive on the docks and affect the busy holiday season, a trade group said. The powerful longshoremen’s union is negotiating a new contract for its nearly 20,000...