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  • Classic Jaguar convertible stolen 46 years ago is recovered in L.A.

    Classic Jaguar convertible stolen 46 years ago is recovered in L.A.
    When Ivan Schneider’s Jaguar convertible was stolen from in front of his Manhattan apartment 46 years ago, the now-retired trial lawyer thought it was gone forever. He reluctantly replaced the British sports car and went on to collect other...
  • Lew says Congress shouldn't wait til last minute to raise debt limit

    Lew says Congress shouldn't wait til last minute to raise debt limit
    In the wake of a new, earlier deadline to raise the debt limit, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew warned lawmakers Thursday that they needed to move quickly to increase the nation's borrowing authority or risk damaging the strengthening economy. "They...
  • Weekly unemployment claims hold steady near two-month low

    WASHINGTON -- Initial jobless claims held roughly steady last week at nearly a  two-month low, pointing toward moderate labor market growth, federal officials said Thursday. There were 326,000 people who filed for first-time unemployment benefits in the...
  • L.A. storms to grow more destructive as sea level rises, study says

    L.A. storms to grow more destructive as sea level rises, study says
    Major storms will be more destructive to coastal areas of Los Angeles as sea level rise accelerates over the century, according to a new study the city of Los Angeles commissioned to help it adjust to climate change. The study by USC took inventory of...
  • California panel approves first shellfish ranch in federal waters

    California panel approves first shellfish ranch in federal waters
    The California Coastal Commission has approved development of the first shellfish ranch in federal waters, a 100-acre underwater plot for cultivating and harvesting about 2.6 million pounds of Mediterranean mussels a year. “It’s quite an...
  • Garcetti meets arts leaders to brainstorm, urge fresh thinking

    Garcetti meets arts leaders to brainstorm, urge fresh thinking
    This post has been updated. Please see below for details. Addressing about 100 Los Angeles arts leaders Tuesday at City Hall, Mayor Eric Garcetti promised a more cohesive arts policy in which a variety of city departments will be attuned to fostering...
  • BNSF Railway to pay $140,000 over chemical spill near Port of L.A.

    BNSF Railway has pleaded no contest to criminal charges and agreed to pay $140,000 in penalties, medical expenses and emergency response costs stemming from a 2012 spill of hazardous chemicals near the Port of Los Angeles, the city attorney announced this...
  • Brewery is on tap for Port of Los Angeles project

    Brewery is on tap for Port of Los Angeles project
    A long-vacant warehouse at the Port of Los Angeles dating from World War II is soon to get busier than ever with the arrival of a master beer brewer and a popular young chef. The pair intend to turn the old redwood structure into an active brewery...
  • Garcetti to endorse Robert Garcia in Long Beach mayoral race

    Garcetti to endorse Robert Garcia in Long Beach mayoral race
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is expected to endorse the Long Beach mayoral campaign of Robert Garcia on Tuesday, marking one of the most high-profile endorsements in the race so far. The L.A. mayor is expected to join the Long Beach councilman at a...
  • 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...
  • A merger with Port of L.A.? No way, Long Beach officials say

     A merger with Port of L.A.? No way, Long Beach officials say
    The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are like the Coke and Pepsi of U.S. maritime transportation. They seem similar, they dominate the competition but they have a long history of less-than-friendly rivalry. Now, an independent commission's proposal...