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La PlazaMalaga Bay welcomes as many as 1,000 migrating whales between June and August, sparking a small but growing eco-tourism industry in the area. But ANDI, as the national business group is known, says the bay's natural depth makes it ideal for large...
Show TrackerSo, hey, when you were watching Monday's episode of "Chuck," "Chuck Versus the Mask," I'll bet you had a pretty good time with it. I'll bet you mostly enjoyed it, right? You got a few laughs, you saw your favorite......
SIX MEMBERS OF Congress traveled to the Dominican Republic on Sunday for a look at the future of U.S. port security. At Puerto Caucedo, east of Santo Domingo, they examined an X-ray scanning system for cargo containers. The port performing this cutting-...
ANGELENOS DIDN'T GET to cast a vote in Panama's referendum Sunday, but it could have a major effect on what is arguably the region's most important industry. And no, we don't mean Hollywood; L.A.'s port complex is the largest in the nation, and world...
BAJA Winter blues? Not here Party your way down to Cabo for a great price; Carnival's Elation makes a fun, affordable five-day trip. Itinerary: San Diego to Cabo San Lucas to Ensenada and back to San Diego. Info: Carnival Cruise Lines, Miami; (888)...
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersMexico's government is preparing to open bidding on the largest infrastructure project in the nation's history, a $4-billion seaport that could transform this farming village into a cargo hub to rival the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. If completed...
Shiver our timbers -- there be pirates afoot. Only today's pirates don't sport parrots on their shoulders or hooks in place of hands; they tend to be Al Qaeda-affiliated, drug-addled thieves and kidnappers who operate off the shores of a country that in...
Tags: Politics, Unrest, Conflicts and War, U.S. Navy, Crimes, Piracy
To those who follow developments at L.A.'s giant port complex, the source of much of the region's smog, traffic and economic growth, it seems very odd that Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa is failing to back a critical state bill that would provide money to...
While the media breathlessly follow the talks between the studios and the Screen Actors Guild, negotiators in a much less glamorous industry are quietly trying to avert a strike that could be more damaging to the local and national economies. The six-...
Times Staff WriterLos Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, embarking on the first international forays of his year-old administration, will pay a short visit to England next week followed by a 16-day trade mission to Asia in October. With the back-to-back trips,...
Tags: Politics, Business Trips, Death, Government, United Kingdom
CONSUMER CONFIDENTIALWe live in an age of supercomputer-driven, lightning-fast digital technology that can determine the time of day down to the nanosecond. So why do shipping companies routinely round up package weights to the nearest pound? How come cellphone companies...
Special to The TimesIn an ideal cruising destination such as Hawaii, why is only one large cruise ship sailing inter-island itineraries? The answer is rooted in centuries-old maritime laws. The Jones Act is commonly cited as the source of the cabotage regulations...
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