| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:20 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:20 PM
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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:14 PM
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,...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 12:21 AM
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-...
| Nov 25, 2013
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,...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 5:54 PM
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...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 11:48 AM
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.
| Apr 11, 2014
| 6:00 AM
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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Mater Dei 5-0, Stockton St. Mary's 2-3
Port of Los Angeles 5, Animo Venice 4
Peninsula 7, Brawley 0
Peninsula 12, Coachella Valley 1
San Clemente 7, Capistrano Valley 1
| Apr 2, 2014
| 9:53 PM
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...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 5:30 PM
Some California marinas, particularly those north of Los Angeles, could see small wave action over the next day as a result of the 8.2 Chilean earthquake and tsunami.
Kathy Hoxsie, a meteorologist with the NWS Oxnard, said “one-foot tide...