LA Port Workers Protest After Mechanic Layoffs

Dozens of employees at the Port of Los Angeles were on the picket line Friday over alleged unfair hiring practices.


(credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Port Workers Defy Ruling To End Walkout Over ‘Outsourcing’

Hundreds of clerical workers at one of the busiest piers at the Port of Los Angeles defied an order to end a labor strike over alleged staffing shortages.


cargo port l

$1.2B Port Redevelopment Project To Create 14,000 Jobs In Long Beach

Groundbreaking began Monday on a $1.2 billion project at the Port of Long Beach. The Middle Harbor Redevelopment Project will combine two outdated container terminals and create as many as 14,000 permanent jobs.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/14/2012

(Credit: BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

Disney Wonder To Leave Port Of Los Angeles In December

The Disney Wonder will cruise out of the Port of Los Angeles later this year to launch a new series of trips from Miami.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/24/2012

(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Port Of Los Angeles Exports Record 2.1M Cargo Containers

The Port of Los Angeles last year exported a record 2.1 million cargo containers with U.S. goods for overseas customers.



Counterfeit Santa, Snowman Lights Among Seized Shipment From China

Life-sized Santa Claus, snowman, and polar bear lights were among the counterfeit merchandise originating from China.


(credit: Robyn Beck/Getty Images)

‘Occupy’ Protesters Attempt To Shut Down SSA Marine Operations At Long Beach Port

“Occupy LA” protesters have moved to the Port of Long Beach, where they plan to set up picket lines and garner support from Longshore union workers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2011

(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Clerks, Handlers Close Terminals At Port Of LA; Christmas Cargo Likely Unaffected

Trade at several terminals at the port came to a halt after union workers took steps to highlight ongoing labor talks.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–12/02/2011

cargo port l

Port Of Long Beach To Debut Electric Power Stations In Pollution Fight

Cargo ships arriving at the port complex in Long Beach are about to go electric.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/14/2011

(courtesy U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Shipment Of 30,300 Fake Lacoste Sunglasses Seized At SoCal Port

Customs officials said they seized the shipment with a domestic value of $48,000 on September 15.


cargo port l

KFWB On Your Corner: Port Of Long Beach

This economic powerhouse is where about $100 billion worth of trade flows each year.


(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Report: Port Business Uptick Likely To Boost Payrolls

An upbeat outlook for Southland businesses and international trade may mean a surge in hiring in the months ahead, according to one economist.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–05/18/2011


Bomb Scare Briefly Shuts Down Port Of Long Beach

A shipping container with the word “bomb” scrawled on it turned out to be nothing more than barbecue equipment.


(credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Labor Deal May Bring 6,000 Local Jobs To Port Of LA

The agreement deal reportedly requires 30 percent of workers on construction projects to come from local communities like Wilmington, San Pedro and Harbor City.


(credit: Getty Images)

Long Beach Residents Rally Against Backyard Cargo Containers

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.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/25/2011




Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,691 other followers