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  • Gene Seroka named Port of Los Angeles executive director

    The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a new executive director for the Port of Los Angeles, one of the nation's largest seaports that has been without permanent leadership since late last year.  Gene Seroka, a veteran shipping...
  • Authorities seize a ton of illegal fireworks before Fourth of July

     Authorities seize a ton of illegal fireworks before Fourth of July
    Los Angeles officials announced Thursday that they had confiscated slightly more than one ton of illegal fireworks as part of a regional crackdown before Fourth of July celebrations. The amount of seized fireworks rose as authorities worked in...
  • 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...
  • Body found near berth at Port of Los Angeles

    Body found near berth at Port of Los Angeles
    A body was found Wednesday night near a berth at the Port of Los Angeles, fire officials said. The body may be that of a maritime worker, but the circumstances of how the person died were not immediately clear, according to the Los Angeles Fire...
  • 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 playoff results and updated pairings

    BASEBALL CITY DIVISION I First round, Wednesday Verdugo Hills 4, Los Angeles Roosevelt 2 Taft 7, Garfield 0 Los Angeles Hamilton 4, San Pedro 2 Cleveland 2, Sun Valley Poly 1   Second round, May 28, 3 p.m. #16 Verdugo Hills at #1 El...
  • Proposed merger of ports of L.A., Long Beach 'fraught with political uncertainties'

    Proposed merger of ports of L.A., Long Beach 'fraught with political uncertainties'
    Citing a drop in market share by the busiest port complex in the U.S., the Los Angeles 2020 Commission has issued a recommendation to merge the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, an idea likely to revive tensions between the rival seaports. The...
  • Baseball & softball: Saturday scores

    BASEBALL SAN ANDREAS LEAGUE Carter 2, Arroyo Valley 1   NONLEAGUE Dana Hills 5-4, Valencia 2-5 Grand Terrace 3-2, Rialto 0-7 Murrieta Valley 6-5, Riverside Poly 2-2 Rancho Alamitos 7-12, Cerritos 2-3 San Juan Hills 7-4, Capistrano Valley...
  • Boys' volleyball: City playoff results and updated pairings

    BOYS' VOLLEYBALL CITY DIVISION I Second round, Tuesday Granada Hills d. Narbonne, 25-19, 25-21, 25-8 South Gate d. San Pedro, 21-25, 25-19, 25-20, 14-25, 15-4 Taft d. Van Nuys, 25-18, 25-10, 27-29, 25-18 Palisades d.  Cleveland, 25-19, 25-...
  • Ronald Dwight SmithApril 26, 1935 - May 4, 2014

    Ronald Dwight Smith<br/>April 26, 1935 - May 4, 2014
    Loving husband, father, brother, and grandfather, Ron passed away at the age of 79, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.  He was born in Los Angeles, the son of Ira Dwight Smith and Carolyn Jule Smith.  Raised in North Hollywood, he graduated...