California’s attorney general and representatives of the state’s Air Resources Board filed a motion today to join a lawsuit against the Port of Los Angeles for approving revised environmental standards at its China Shipping terminal.
The recent surge in cargo volumes at the ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles has caused cargo container dwell times—the time containers spend within the port complex—to increase to their highest levels in 18 months.
Firefighters found a woman dead inside a 28-foot cabin cruiser at Terminal Island today after they put out a fire aboard the boat, authorities said.
In a tweet, the LAPD said the fire appeared to be contained to the back of the truck.
The Battleship Iowa. The Fairy Ferry. Chad Michaels performing as Cher. The first Pride on the Port of Los Angeles is going to be fabulous.
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners postponed a decision on a construction permit for a driverless cargo truck system after Mayor Eric Garcetti offered to mediate the dispute.
Bridge Cities Alliance will head and direct the first-ever Pride event on the Los Angeles waterfront; Pride on the Port of Los Angeles will take place June 15 atop the Battleship USS Iowa.
No injuries were reported as a result of the blast, which was reported just before 6 p.m.
On Monday, December 14, the California Labor Commissioner determined that 38 port truck drivers who work for Pacific 9 Transportation (Pac 9) are employees, not independent contractors, and subsequently ordered Pac 9 to pay them nearly $7 million in stolen wages.
All too often, the massive port complex comprised of the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles is conceived as this powerful, autonomous thing that is removed from humans but vastly affects them. However, thousands of men and women depend on the ports in a variety of fashions, help us receive essential goods, and are the forgotten faces of a power that seems to lack human scale. This is why KCRW producer Jenny Radelet and Brooklyn independent radio guru Lu Olkowski have paired together for a KCRW series, Cargoland, that humanizes the tale of the ports through a series of five stories.