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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • Austin Beutner - Publisher and Chief Executive Officer

    Austin Beutner - Publisher and Chief Executive Officer
    As Publisher and CEO, Austin Beutner oversees the Los Angeles Times Media Group’s diverse portfolio of businesses, including the flagship Los Angeles Times, its digital properties and numerous local publications. He joined the company in August,...