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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...
Imports to the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach fell in March, partly because of the Lunar New Year holiday, which slows production -- and exports -- in many Asian countries. The Port of Los Angeles reported Monday that March imports fell 28.7% from...
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Less than 250 miles west of Baja California, SpaceX's Dragon capsule successfully splashed down Tuesday after spending more than three weeks in outer space on a NASA mission. When the cone-shaped unmanned capsule hit the water at 9:34 a.m. PDT, it...
Boeing Co. sued its former partners in the rocket venture Sea Launch, which has major operations in Long Beach, for more than $355 million. The aerospace giant filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles federal court Friday. Just one day earlier, Sea Launch...
A 20-story rocket carrying a massive communications satellite failed to reach orbit and fell into the ocean after being launched from a floating platform near the equator. The failed launch is a potentially huge setback for the rocket venture Sea...
L.A. NOWThe whale-watching boat was about to go back to the coast of Ranchos Palos Verdes when the captain suddenly began heading the vessel farther out to sea. As the boat inched closer and closer to a pod of whales, passengers......
The nation's retailers, manufacturers and farmers are bracing for a possible strike that could idle U.S. ports all along the Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast. That walkout could begin as early as Sunday after the midnight Saturday expiration of a 90-...
The nation's busiest container seaport shrugged off an eight-day strike and a very slow December to post its third-best year for cargo volume, port officials said. The Port of Los Angeles handled just 588,154 containers in December, down 9.4% from...
The labor contract covering more than 15,000 dockworkers at 14 Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast ports has been extended for 30 more days, heading off a strike that could have begun as early as Sunday. George H. Cohen, director of the Federal Mediation...
Re "New UC logo a no-go for many," Dec. 11 I don't understand the kerfuffle over the new University of California logo. In my view, the insignia is a forthright representation of the true state of the system. For years the UC system has been sliding...
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Race car driver Ken Block speeds down a narrow band of asphalt in his souped-up Ford Fiesta, careening through the "Back to the Future" set on Universal Studios' back lot. The speedometer flies toward 80. Block's eyes are fixed on the road as he...
The Obama administration is urging union dockworkers and a management group to "continue their work at the negotiating table to get a deal done as quickly as possible" to avoid a strike that could idle 14 East and Gulf Coast seaports. The word that...
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