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California ports are going green. In a speech at the 28th World Ports Conference on Tuesday, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said the city's port is at the forefront of pushing for clean energy alternatives and reducing pollution. The...
When giant container ships sail into major ports like Los Angeles and Long Beach, it's not just clothing and cars that they deliver. They also carry critters. The specimens — microscopic algae cells or larger castaways, such as eggs of fish or...
The 2013 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of films opening through the end of August. Release dates (for Los Angeles) and other details, as compiled by Oliver Gettell, are subject to change. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Sneaks list: In the...
Operations at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach may slow if automatic spending cuts go into effect Friday, port officials said, as fewer U.S. customs officers would delay the flow of international cargo through the massive sea ports. Officials...
Members of a small clerks union said Thursday they had agreed to a contract with employers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, taking the potential for fresh strikes at the busy harbors off the table. Representatives for both sides released a...
Bargaining units for a clerical workers' union rejected a tentative labor agreement this week that that ended an eight-day strike that shut down the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach late last year. The tentative contract, announced Dec. 4, intially...
Oil spilled into the Mississippi River after two oil barges hit a bridge near Vicksburg, Miss., early Sunday morning, the U.S. Coast Guard reported. The barges, laden with crude oil, were being pulled by the tow boat Nature's Way Endeavor when they...
About 800 clerical workers based at the Los Angeles and Long Beach ports find themselves in a position to wreak havoc on the economy of Southern California. Members of a local unit of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union, they have gone on...
Getting holiday packages swiped from outside your door is an unfortunate risk of online shopping. Unless you’re Al Alverson, a Texas homeowner with a security camera. When he returned home one recent day to discover that the FedEx package he was...
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FedEx Corp., the second-largest shipping company in the world, will offer voluntary buyouts to U.S. employees in order to cut costs and boost efficiency, the company said Monday. The Memphis, Tenn.-based company didn’t say how many workers it hopes...
World NowMired in economic malaise, attacked by bloggers and riven by infighting under the surface of its ruling Communist Party, Vietnam took an unusual step last week -- it apologized. In a widely broadcast speech, Communist Party chief Nguyen Phu Trong admitted...
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