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  • Port of L.A. truck drivers stage 36-hour strike

    Port of L.A. truck drivers stage 36-hour strike
    Port of Los Angeles truck drivers from three companies walked off the job Monday to protest what they called “unfair labor practices, including harassment, intimidation, and other violations of federal labor laws,” according to the group...
  • Cost of terminal upgrade at Port of Los Angeles doubled over 4 years

    The price tag for a major container terminal upgrade at the Port of Los Angeles has more than doubled over the last four years, caused in large part by major design changes OKd without the approval of city elected officials. The construction budget...
  • Miffed L.A. Council approves changes to over-budget port project

    Miffed L.A. Council approves changes to over-budget port project
    The Los Angeles City Council signed off Tuesday on major changes to a harbor construction project whose cost doubled in four years, with lawmakers criticizing port executives for failing to consult the council sooner. Councilman Joe Buscaino, whose...
  • Men's Soccer: OCC burned, competes on road

    Sanctions that forced the Orange Coast College men's soccer team to remove a contest from its schedule proved costly when the Pirates, who won their first Orange Empire Conference title since 1991, learned on Tuesday they are the No. 9 seed for the 16-...
  • Part of truck-heavy Terminal Island Freeway could become a park

    Part of truck-heavy Terminal Island Freeway could become a park
    The around-the-clock rumble and hum of big rigs and cars funneling in and out of one of the world's busiest port complexes have for years defined daily life in west Long Beach. Streets of tidy homes, schools and playgrounds are boxed in by refineries,...
  • The Vincent Thomas Bridge turns 50

     
    The Vincent Thomas Bridge opened to traffic on Nov. 15, 1963....
  • L.A.-area congresswoman wades into catfish fight

    L.A.-area congresswoman wades into catfish fight
    WASHINGTON — Lucille Roybal-Allard has taken up an unlikely cause for a congresswoman from Los Angeles' landlocked Eastside: catfish. She is among the leaders of an effort to reel in a new federal catfish inspection program that she says threatens...
  • 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...
  • Man who died in San Pedro harbor was trying to rescue others

    Man who died in San Pedro harbor was trying to rescue others
    A 36-year-old man who died Saturday after being pulled from the water in San Pedro was trying to help others who were swept into the water, officials with the Port of Los Angeles Police Department said. Initial reports indicated as many as three...
  • L.A. City Council to hear complaints from transportation workers

    L.A. City Council to hear complaints from transportation workers
    City transportation employees are expected to speak out at Wednesday's Los Angeles City Council meeting about policies they say are putting commuters at risk -- the second time in a month they have criticized how their workplace is run. At least 100...
  • L.A. transportation employees have 'lost confidence' in top manager

    L.A. transportation employees have 'lost confidence' in top manager
    More than 250 Los Angeles city transportation employees packed the City Council chambers Wednesday to complain about management practices they said have left the department's morale at "an all-time low." Since general manager Jaime de la Vega was...