This economic powerhouse is where about $100 billion worth of trade flows each year.
An upbeat outlook for Southland businesses and international trade may mean a surge in hiring in the months ahead, according to one economist.
A shipping container with the word “bomb” scrawled on it turned out to be nothing more than barbecue equipment.
The agreement deal reportedly requires 30 percent of workers on construction projects to come from local communities like Wilmington, San Pedro and Harbor City.
They’re being called everything from a “boxcar” to a blight on the neighborhood, but local officials say they have a plan to fight the growing trend.
Officers are set to learn everything from maritime boarding procedures to vessel identification and counter-terrorism practices.
Officials with the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation say local airports and trade centers will begin feeling the fallout from last month’s devastating quake in coming weeks.
Thousands of jobs are coming to Southern California’s waterfront thanks to billions of dollars in infrastructure projects.
Officials say the full impact of the Japan disaster on the local port economy may take some time to assess, but in the long-term business is likely to rebound strongly on recovery efforts.
Apple says its new MacBook laptops include a new type of port for high-speed connections to both displays and external hard drives.
Customs inspectors have found larvae of the khapra beetle in a shipment of rice that arrived at the Los Angeles/Long Beach port complex from Pakistan, authorities said Friday.
Officials say export volume at the Port of Los Angeles surpassed expectations in 2010, which Mayor Villaraigosa says is “good news”.
Plans are being unveiled in Long Beach for a $1 billion bridge to replace a crumbling span near the Queen Mary.
Los Angeles port officials have announced that they’d like the USS Iowa to be relocated to the port’s Main Channel in San Pedro as a floating museum.
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