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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Red Bull Global Rallycross a showcase for compact cars

    Red Bull Global Rallycross a showcase for compact cars
    If anything is going to capture the fleeting attention of millennials, it might look like the spectacle at the Port of Los Angeles this weekend: 600-horsepower hatchbacks racing on a half-paved, half-dirt track, flying over a 70-foot jump, and knocking...
  • Blaze that threatened warehouse, ship at Port of Los Angeles contained

    Blaze that threatened warehouse, ship at Port of Los Angeles contained
    The Los Angeles Fire Department said the bulk of a blaze that engulfed about 150 feet of wharf and threatened a warehouse at the Port of Los Angeles in Wilmington was contained Monday night. The majority of the fire was under control about 8:30 p.m. and...
  • Port of L.A. fire spews toxic fumes, prompting air-quality concerns

    Port of L.A. fire spews toxic fumes, prompting air-quality concerns
    A plume of toxic fumes from a stubborn fire at the Port of Los Angeles that continued to burn World War II-era lumber pylons soaked in creosote prompted air quality concerns Tuesday as firefighters attacked the blaze from above and below the water....
  • Delayed evacuation of school near Port of L.A. fire angers parents

    Delayed evacuation of school near Port of L.A. fire angers parents
    Potentially hazardous smoke from the stubborn fire at the Port of Los Angeles prompted air quality advisories and the evacuation of one elementary school Tuesday. Firefighters have been struggling to extinguish the blaze, which was contained but had...
  • Port blaze posed a challenge to firefighters, health scare at schools

    Port blaze posed a challenge to firefighters, health scare at schools
    A smoky, stubborn blaze that enveloped the Port of Los Angeles in a cloud of toxic soot challenged firefighters who turned to fireboats and scuba divers to attack the creosote-soaked World War II-era wooden pylons that smoldered on the waterline. The...
  • Port of L.A. fire extinguished; crews begin demolition, repairs

    Port of L.A. fire extinguished; crews begin demolition, repairs
    The Port of Los Angeles fire that sent a thick plume of toxic smoke into the air Tuesday, forcing a nearby elementary school to evacuate, has been fully extinguished, officials said Wednesday. Crews will now begin the process of demolition and cleanup...
  • Port of Los Angeles operations to resume; fire nearly extinguished

    Port of Los Angeles operations to resume; fire nearly extinguished
    Most of the Port of Los Angeles’ terminals were expected to resume normal operations Tuesday evening after a fire that ripped through the wharf was nearly knocked down. Brian Humphrey, spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department, said the fire...
  • 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,...