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  • Giant Rubber Duck makes a splash in Port of Los Angeles

    Giant Rubber Duck makes a splash in Port of Los Angeles
    A super-sized childhood bath toy is dominating the harbor in San Pedro today as it continues its world tour. A six-story-tall floating "Rubber Duck" is making its West Coast debut at the Port of Los Angeles, where it will lead more than a dozen...
  • San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability

    San Pedro project illustrates a cause of limited housing affordability
    At a groundbreaking ceremony in May, neighborhood activists and local government officials celebrated Ponte Vista, a development of 676 homes in San Pedro. A white-robed Roman Catholic priest thanked God for the "gift of Ponte Vista," a welcome addition...
  • Giant rubber duck no match for foul weather, deflated in L.A. harbor

    Giant rubber duck no match for foul weather, deflated in L.A. harbor
    Turns out the giant rubber duck docked at Los Angeles harbor is no match for foul weather. The six-story tall bathtub toy that’s been stationed at the Port of Los Angeles since last week was scheduled to pay a visit to Wilmington on Thursday and...
  • From the Boathouse: Go see some tall ships, visit unfamiliar ports

      Ahoy! Are you and your family wondering what nautical adventure to embark on this almost-last-of-the-summer weekend? Head to San Pedro for the Tall Ships Festival at the Port of Los Angeles. I was at the port to watch the world's largest rubber...
  • Rubber Duck extends its stay at the Port of L.A. till Sept. 6

    Rubber Duck extends its stay at the Port of L.A. till Sept. 6
    The public has spoken: The duck has extended its stay in L.A. until Sept. 6. The six-story-tall bathtub toy has proved so popular — thousands were drawn to the waterfront to see it -- that it will stay longer. It spent part of last week at Los...
  • Newton: Some questions for Greuel and Garcetti

    Newton: Some questions for Greuel and Garcetti
    There was plenty to grouse about in the first round of the Los Angeles mayor's race. Instead of real discussion of the city's issues, the candidates offered evasive cliches. A deluge of debates reduced almost every serious policy position to a sound bite....
  • Newton: What about the Port of Los Angeles?

    Newton: What about the Port of Los Angeles?
    It's fun for mayoral candidates to imagine eliminating potholes or building new trains to link the Valley to the Westside. It's not hard to support a spiffed-up LAX (really, what's hard to believe is that it's taken this long) or legions of new police...
  • When two writers make a wrong

    We sit in the bar at the Palomar Hotel in Westwood. He keeps reaching for my hand. His fingers are smaller than mine. His touch doesn't exactly revile me, but it doesn't arouse me, either. I don't want to hurt his feelings. I tell him that I wish to...
  • Scott Stantis

    Scott Stantis
    Title: Editorial Cartoonist Hometown: San Diego, Calif. College: Los Angeles Harbor College Personal: Married for over two decades to my college sweetheart, Janien. We have two sons. Spencer, who is finishing his senior year at Auburn University, is...
  • The Harbor Report: A new sheriff (or two) in town

    The Harbor Report: A new sheriff (or two) in town
    Time to catch up on some harbor news this week. It's been recently announced that Harbormaster Lt. Tom Slayton will be retiring this month. While talking to him on the phone, I found myself stumbling to pronounce his full name, and he said, "You can...
  • Garcetti announces departure of top executive at Port of Los Angeles

    Garcetti announces departure of top executive at Port of Los Angeles
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said Thursday that the top executive at the Port of Los Angeles will leave at the end of the year, the first department head to announce a departure during Garcetti's review of high-level managers. Geraldine Knatz, who...