Just days after a deal was reached to keep business humming at the Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex, dock workers could see some fallout from a potential shutdown at the Department of Homeland Security.
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will again be partially shut down over four out of the next five days as a labor dispute continues between port employers and the dockworkers’ union.
The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach were among more than two dozen ports that reopened Monday after a weekend shutdown by port operators.
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.
Customers of Southern California Edison and San Diego Gas & Electric are angry they’ve been asked to share the multi-billion tab with the utility companies after the shutdown of the faulty nuclear generating station.
Residents and businesses across the Southland are being asked to cut back on their water use over the next several days while a regional water treatment plant is shut down for drought-related upgrades.
City officials heard from aviation officials and local residents at a packed meeting Tuesday over the fate of Santa Monica Municipal Airport.
An L.A. Superior Court judge has ordered the Sriracha plant to partially shut down after receiving odor complaints from nearby Irwindale residents.
DISH Network Corp. Wednesday announced it will shut down all remaining Blockbuster retails stores.
Elected officials from several SoCal cities rallied Friday to demand “immediate accountability” for a Vernon battery manufacturer accused of polluting local neighborhoods.
With the federal government shutdown still in place, some worry the political impasse could affect first-time home buyers in the Southland who qualify for federal mortgage loans.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Friday that President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats are to blame for the standoff in Washington that has led to a partial government shutdown.
A partial shutdown of the federal government is not expected to affect fire response times during red flag conditions in Southern California, according to a report Thursday.
The entertainment capital of the world and the rest of the Southland were expected to be impacted as the first shutdown of the federal government in nearly 17 years took effect Monday.
At midnight EST Monday, Congress failed to reach an agreement on a spending bill and parts of the federal government officially shut down.