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  • 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...
  • Environmental rules make Grand Canal less than grand

     Environmental rules make Grand Canal less than grand
    Once alive with children playing on the sandy shoreline or leaping headlong into the shimmering water, the Grand Canal is now having trouble living up to its name. Although Balboa Island still radiates charm with its early day cottages, its rival frozen...
  • LAPD cadet program aims to give teens, communities a brighter future

    Let's say you were to approach a teenager in greater Los Angeles and offer this deal: How would you like to give up your Saturdays for the next 18 weeks, agree to do as you're told without exception, attempt one physical and mental challenge after...
  • Port truck drivers picket harbor-area trucking companies

    Port truck drivers picket harbor-area trucking companies
    More than 120 truck drivers at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports walked off the job Monday morning, organizers said, launching an indefinite protest against what they say are widespread workplace violations. The picket lines are the largest...
  • California cities lead nation in per capita car theft

    California cities lead nation in per capita car theft
    California cities — especially those in the Central Valley — topped the list of metropolitan areas with the highest automobile theft rates last year, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Bakersfield topped the national list,...
  • Board approves three new L.A. community college presidents

    Board approves three new L.A. community college presidents
    The Los Angeles Community College District board of trustees appointed new presidents at three campuses earlier this week. On Wednesday, the board voted unanimously to name Linda D. Rose as the new president of Los Angeles Southwest College, Otto W.K....
  • Baseball: City semifinal scores and championship schedule

    BASEBALL CITY DIVISION I Semifinals, Tuesday Chatsworth 3, Palisades 2 Birmingham 3, Narbonne 1   Championship, Saturday, 1 p.m. at Dodger Stadium #5 Chatsworth vs. #6 Birmingham     DIVISION II Championship, Saturday, 10 a.m. at...
  • 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...
  • Chinese tourism and investment in Southern California surges

    Chinese tourism and investment in Southern California surges
    The number of Chinese travelers passing through the Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel has swelled 15% since the property was purchased in November by a Chinese real estate developer. The new owner, a subsidiary of Shenzen Hazens Real Estate Group,...
  • Baseball: Port of L.A. wins City Section Division III championship

    It took nine innings, but Port of Los Angeles finally won the City Section Division III baseball championship on Monday at USC, defeating Fulton Prep, 3-2. The winning run came home on a ground ball and late throw to home plate.   Twitter:@...
  • L.A. Port hopes new promenade will help revamp San Pedro waterfront

    L.A. Port hopes new promenade will help revamp San Pedro waterfront
    A $32-million promenade has opened in San Pedro in what port officials view as a key step in creating a vibrant Los Angeles waterfront. Downtown Harbor and Town Square replaces a parking lot at the Port of Los Angeles with new public docks for...