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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:@...
  • 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...
  • UCLA punter Matt Mengel ended up in Westwood at the last minute

    UCLA punter Matt Mengel ended up in Westwood at the last minute
    Fate has always had Matt Mengel's back. The UCLA punter was set to join the Marines after graduating from Gardena Pacific Lutheran High when a friend suggested he try out as a kicker at Los Angeles Harbor Community College. Mengel was then ready to...
  • OCC Football Preview: Pirates begin Emerson era

    OCC Football Preview: Pirates begin Emerson era
    Kevin Emerson's chair in the Orange Coast College football office is barely broken in. About the same can be said of the first-year coach's team in 2014. Hired in April to replace Mike Taylor, who was 62-91 in 15 seasons, Emerson and his staff missed...