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Port Of Los Angeles Cargo Volume Down 22.7 Percent During Labor Talks

Cargo volumes at the Port of Los Angeles were down 22.7 percent in January compared with the same month last year, amid congestion at the harbor and a drawn out labor dispute between port management and dockworkers.

02/26/2015

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LA, Long Beach Mayors Pledge More Efficiency At Port Complex

A tentative labor agreement between dockworkers and port employers was hailed Monday by the mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach, who say their cities will work more closely on eliminating cargo congestion at the port complex.

02/23/2015

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Companies In West Coast Port Dispute Make Appeal To Workers

Maritime companies are making their case for a new labor contract directly to West Coast dockworkers, hoping the rank-and-file will pressure union negotiators to reach a deal that would let billions of dollars of cargo now stuck at West Coast ports flow freely again.

02/18/2015

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Obama Sends Labor Secretary To Calif. To Settle West Coast Ports Dispute

President Obama is set to send United States Labor Secretary Tom Perez to California in an attempt to address the slowdown of ports on the West Coast.

02/14/2015

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LA, Long Beach Ports At ‘Breaking Point’

Increased congestion is expected this Presidents Day weekend at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, harbor officials said Friday.

02/13/2015

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Weekend Port Shutdown Sees Union, Companies At Odds

Ships were idle at 29 ports along the west coast on Saturday, including Long Beach and San Pedro, after negotiations between the union and the association representing shipping companies hit a standstill Friday night.

02/07/2015

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Shipping Companies To Partially Shut Down Los Angeles, Long Beach Ports For The Weekend

The Los Angeles and Long Beach ports will partially shut down this weekend to suspend vessel loading and unloading activities at West Coast ports.

02/06/2015

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LA, Long Beach Mayors Urge Dockworkers, Employers To Reach Labor Agreement

The mayors of Los Angeles and Long Beach urged dockworkers and their employers Thursday to resolve labor disputes that have dragged on since last July.

02/05/2015

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Local Leaders Join SoCal Longshore Workers Over Labor Dispute

An ongoing labor dispute threatens to reduce work crews on cargo ships by two-thirds.

01/02/2015

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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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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

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Wilmington Dock Fire Contained, 2 Area Schools Closed As Health Precaution

A fierce fire burning at the Port of Los Angeles was contained Tuesday morning, however, officials closed an area school for health concerns.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2014

Trucks transport containers at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California on May 12, 2010. The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, which together make up the nation's busiest shipping container complex,  are expected to see a 10.2 percent increase in container traffic this year, with the value of good and services rising about 9 percent to over USD 308 billion.  The upward trend comes on the heels of a nearly 18 percent plunge in container traffic at the ports in 2008. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Billions Of Dollars At Risk As West Coast Port Contract Ends

The West Coast ports that are America’s gateway for hundreds of billions of dollars of trade with Asia and beyond are no stranger to labor unrest and even violence.

06/22/2014

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CBS2 Investigates: Garcetti May Pull The Plug On City-Owned Yacht Costing Taxpayers Millions

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti says it may be time to do away with the city-owned yacht after CBS2 uncovered that renovation costs were in the millions of dollars.

06/05/2014

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Port Of Los Angeles Approves Nearly $1B Budget

The leaders of the nation’s busiest sea port approved a nearly $1 billion budget Thursday that focuses on fending off competitors by expanding and modernizing the sprawling trade complex.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/05/2014

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