Long Beach drivers pay an average of 16% more for car insurance than average drivers across the street, a study found.
Cynthia Guidry is replacing Jess Romo, who retired in February 2019.
To be brought into the U.S. legally, any engines or vehicles must be certified by the EPA, which checks to make sure the meet federal emissions standards.
Coming off another historic year where the cargo increased by seven percent, breaking the record that was set in 2017, port executives are looking to a future that may be greener and leaner, depending on what happens with a potential trade war with China.
All southbound lanes will be shut down for a few hours early Wednesday and Thursday mornings, according to Caltrans.
For decades, port truck drivers have been demanding local agencies address wage theft and misclassification of workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.
The issue of companies at the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach classifying drivers as independent contractors has been a focal point of 15 strikes at the port in the last four years, and the pending Monday strike will be the 16th.
The U.S. Department of Labor has ordered a Long Beach trucking company to pay $3.5 million to 1,416 employees after an investigation revealed it underpaid federally contracted warehouse workers, it was announced last week.
The city’s battery electric bus fleet will now be able to charge on the go after Long Beach Transit unveiled a wireless bus charging station outside the Long Beach Convention Center Thursday morning.
A new report shows across-the-board reductions in diesel particulate matter, nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides.