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  • 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...
  • Port of L.A. fire cleanup: Effects of toxic chemical releases studied

    Port of L.A. fire cleanup: Effects of toxic chemical releases studied
    Port of Los Angeles authorities are beginning an extensive harbor cleanup in the aftermath of a fire this week that burned through much of a wharf and released high levels of toxic gases and smoke into surrounding communities. The largest fire at the...
  • Extensive harbor cleanup begins after Port of L.A. fire

    Extensive harbor cleanup begins after Port of L.A. fire
    Port of Los Angeles authorities are beginning an extensive harbor cleanup in the aftermath of a fire that burned through much of a wharf and released toxic gases and smoke into surrounding communities. The largest fire at the port in decades erupted...
  • Pictures in the News | September 23, 2014

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in the Arabian Gulf, where air attacks on Islamic State militants in eastern Syria began within 72 hours after five Arab allies agreed to participate....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Congestion at ports of L.A., Long Beach is putting a damper on economy

    Congestion at ports of L.A., Long Beach is putting a damper on economy
    Brutal congestion at the nation's busiest ports in Los Angeles and Long Beach is throwing a kink into an economy that's finally kicking into high gear. The months-long bottleneck is hurting retailers and other businesses that aren't getting their...
  • 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...
  • Virginia port CEO compensation among the highest

    Virginia port CEO compensation among the highest
    NORFOLK — 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 --...