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  • 7.8 Chile quake aftershock: No impact expected in California

    Officials don't expect any damaging tsunamis in California or the West Coast from Wednesday evening's huge aftershocks from the 8.2 Chile earthquake. A 7.8 aftershock was reported Wednesday, and there were no immediate reports of additional casualties....
  • California ports watch for unusual water patterns after Chilean quake

    Small tsunami waves and other unusual "water movements" arrived on the California coast Wednesday following an 8.2 earthquake that struck Chile's northern coast. Although officials stressed that no tsunami warning had been issued for California or 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...
  • Panama Canal expansion draws delegates from U.S. seaport states

    PANAMA CANAL ZONE — After waiting out an early-afternoon downpour, Vice President Joe Biden and the U.S. delegation emerged into the humid heat to tour the $5.2-billion canal expansion. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake snapped pictures...
  • Review: Cirque du Soleil's 'Totem' a thrilling salute to human growth

    Review: Cirque du Soleil's 'Totem' a thrilling salute to human growth
    How to enumerate the myriad wonders and delights of “Totem,” now taking its viewers on a dazzling trek from the primordial to the cosmic? For starters, there’s Cirque du Soleil’s signature yellow-and-blue Grand Chapiteau,...
  • To keep L.A. and Long Beach's ports trucking

    To keep L.A. and Long Beach's ports trucking
    It takes 10,000 professional truck drivers to move all the goods that come into the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. And it's no wonder. Our two ports handle 40% of all goods imported to the United States. A lot of the jobs generated by the ports,...
  • L.A. Fire Chief Brian Cummings to step down, mayor says

    L.A. Fire Chief Brian Cummings to step down, mayor says
    Los Angeles Fire Chief Brian Cummings will retire from his position as head of the city Fire Department, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti and a department spokesman. Cummings had struggled to restore confidence in his management of the 3,500-employee...
  • Rock Hall of Famer Darlene Love conquers all

    Rock Hall of Famer Darlene Love conquers all
    This week Oprah Winfrey announced that her OWN network’s first scripted TV movie will be a treatment of the memoir “My Name Is Love: The Darlene Love Story." This is a cherry on the top of a lot of recent good fortune for Love, who will...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...