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Port Workers Brace For Fallout From Potential Homeland Security Shutdown

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.

02/27/2015

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SoCal Ports To Shut Down For 4 Days As Labor Talks Stall

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.

02/11/2015

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Port Of LA Reopens After Weekend Shutdown

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.

02/09/2015

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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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Ratepayers Fight Proposal Sticking Them With Part Of $3B Bill Over Closed San Onofre Plant

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/16/2014

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Customers Urged To Cut Water Use After Treatment Plant Shutdown

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.

05/08/2014

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Santa Monica City Council Approves Plan To Take Over Portion Of Airport

City officials heard from aviation officials and local residents at a packed meeting Tuesday over the fate of Santa Monica Municipal Airport.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/25/2014

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Judge Orders Partial Shutdown Of Sriracha Plant Because Of Odor

An L.A. Superior Court judge has ordered the Sriracha plant to partially shut down after receiving odor complaints from nearby Irwindale residents.

11/26/2013

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Dish Network To Close Remaining Blockbuster Retail Stores, End DVD-By-Mail Service

DISH Network Corp. Wednesday announced it will shut down all remaining Blockbuster retails stores.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/06/2013

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Local Officials Call For ‘Immediate Accountability’ For Vernon Recycling Plant

Elected officials from several SoCal cities rallied Friday to demand “immediate accountability” for a Vernon battery manufacturer accused of polluting local neighborhoods.

10/11/2013

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First-Time Home Buyers Fear Gov’t Shutdown Could Hinder Federal Housing Loans

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.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/08/2013

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Texas’ Rick Perry Faults Obama For Standoff In Washington

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.

10/04/2013

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U.S. Forest Service Crews Ramp Up For Fire Weather Despite 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.

10/03/2013

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Federal Building, Court Houses Remain Open Despite Shutdown

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.

10/01/2013

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Tourists, Homebuyers Will Be Impacted In Government Shutdown

At midnight EST Monday, Congress failed to reach an agreement on a spending bill and parts of the federal government officially shut down.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2013

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