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Iodine Showing Up In Water Near Ports Of LA, Long Beach

A project that is scanning the waters off the Southern California coast for any sign of nuclear material from the March 2011 Fukushima disaster in Japan has turned up higher than expected amounts of a radioactive isotope of iodine instead.

10/30/2014

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Congestion Crisis In Port Of LA May Result In Delays For Holiday Orders

Extensive congestion at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach is causing major shipping delays, just in time for the holiday season.

10/27/2014

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Public Asked To Help Identify Body Found Floating Near Long Beach

Authorities are asking the public help identify the body of a man found floating near the Port of Long Beach last month.

10/03/2014

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New Port Of Long Beach Bridge To Be Among Nation’s Tallest

After extensive preparatory work, construction crews are pouring the foundation of a bridge that will replace an aging span at the Port of Long Beach.

10/01/2014

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Smoldering Fire At L.A. Seaport Extinguished

A fire at an old wooden wharf at the Port of Los Angeles was extinguished early Wednesday and normal operations resumed after an idle day brought on by smoke from the blaze.

09/24/2014

A combined effort of local and national agencies will keep radioactive materials out of the Ports of LA and Long Beach. (credit: CBS)

$30M Effort Begun To Keep Terrorists From Smuggling Radioactive Material Into Southland Ports

Operation Maritime Chokehold is a $30 million program made possible through a grant from Homeland Security.

04/18/2014

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Long Beach Port Cargo Growth Nearing Record Levels

Trade is up at the Port of Long Beach, though officials project it will be a few more years before cargo volumes match pre-recession levels.

01/23/2014

Cranes sit idle surrounded by shipping containers December 4, 2012 at the Port of Los Angeles in southern California as a strike by port clerical workers enters its second week. A federal mediator has been called in to try to break a strike deadlock which has crippled a key US trade hub for the last week. The strike by clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which handle more than 40 percent of ocean-shipped US imports from Asia, is costing billions to the local and wider US economy. The White House said it was monitoring the standoff closely, and LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the two sides had agreed to federal mediation, after he spent the night in negotiations himself. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Long Beach Ousts Harbor Board President Thomas Fields

The Long Beach City Council has removed former Port of Los Angeles Harbor Commission President Thomas Fields from his position after allegations of extensive travel expenses.

11/19/2013

Aquarium of the Pacific sea turtle tagging and release off the coast of Long Beach on September 5, 2013 (credit: Aquarium of the Pacific)

Endangered Sea Turtle Released In Long Beach After 8 Months Rehab

The olive ridley sea turtle was underweight, hypothermic and barely breathing when it was discovered stranded by Marine Animal Rescue workers in early January.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–09/05/2013

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Employment Boom Strikes Port Of Long Beach

An ongoing capital improvement plan underway at the Port of Long Beach is generating thousands of local construction jobs.

08/12/2013

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Public Relations Vacancies In Los Angeles Projected To Balloon

The Bureau of Labor Statistics is projecting that public relations vacancies will rise by 21 percent through 2020.

07/29/2013

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Ducking Safety Standards? 36,000 Rubber Ducks Seized At SoCal Ports

Port officials have seized nearly $18,000-worth of rubber ducks that contain levels of a chemical that may not be safe for children.

12/07/2012

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Workers At Ports Of LA, Long Beach Resume Work Following 8-Day Strike

Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced that a tentative agreement was reached Tuesday night to end the crippling 8-day strike at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach.

12/04/2012

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Contract Talks Adjourn Amid 5th Day Of Port Strike

Contract talks between striking clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and shippers adjourned Saturday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/01/2012

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Longshoreman Crushed To Death By Fallen Container At Port Of Long Beach

A longshoreman was killed Thursday when he was pinned beneath a fallen container on a ship at the Port of Long Beach.

01/19/2012

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