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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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Shipping Exec. Tapped To Lead Port Of Los Angeles

The nation’s busiest sea port is set to get a new leader.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2014

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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Cruise Passengers Return To LA After Norovirus Outbreak

The Crown Princess cruise ship has returned to the Port of Los Angeles after more than 120 passengers caught a gastrointestinal illness.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/12/2014

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Historic Battleship In Port Of LA Getting Ready For Overnight Guests

A historic battleship in the Port of Los Angeles is getting ready for some overnight guests.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/11/2014

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Regulators Approve First Shellfish Farm Off Calif.

California regulators approved this week development of the first shellfish farm in federal waters off Southern California that could produce about 2.6 million pounds of Mediterranean mussels a year.

01/12/2014

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Port Of LA Truck Drivers Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices

Truck drivers are three companies at the Port of Los Angeles walked off the job Monday as part of a 36-hour strike protesting unfair labor practices.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/18/2013

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Mayor Garcetti Explains Leadership Change At Port Of LA

In the wake of a CBS2 investigation, Mayor Eric Garcetti Friday maintained that leadership changes at the Port of Los Angeles had little to do with the controversial skyrocketing cost of its 73-foot yacht.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/04/2013

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Port Of LA’s Executive Director To Retire By Year’s End

The executive director for the Port of Los Angeles will retire by the end of the year, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Thursday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/03/2013

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Cost Of Renovations On Port Of LA’s Yacht Millions More Than Agency First Reported

The cost of renovations for the Port of Los Angeles’ yacht, which is used for tours of the harbor, is millions more than first reported, according to CBS2 investigative reporter David Goldstein.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2013

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