Hawthorne Man Sentenced To 212 Years For Insurance Fraud After 2 Disabled Sons Drowned In 2015 Crash Off Port Of LA PierAli F. Elmezayen, 45, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John F. Walter, who called the scheme “evil and diabolical.” Elmezayen was also ordered to pay $261,751 in restitution to the insurance companies he defrauded.
Port Of LA, Shipping Company Donate 75K Respiratory Masks To FarmworkersThe Port of Los Angeles, Logistics Victory Los Angeles and CMA CGM Group donated 75,000 respiratory face masks to the United Farm Workers of America Monday to help those working outdoors amid the pandemic, wildfire smoke and extreme heat.
Transportation Service Company Looking To Hire 15 Truck DriversThe company says it is looking for people with at least one year of drayage experience.
Friend Of Man Accused Of Trying To Hit USNS Mercy With Train Speaks OutA friend of a man accused of derailing a locomotive at full speed near the USNS Mercy hospital ship being used to ease hospital beds during the coronavirus pandemic spoke out Thursday.
USNS Mercy Arrives At Port Of Los Angeles To Treat Non-COVID PatientsThe massive floating hospital arrived in the port at about 8:30 a.m.
Naval Hospital Ship USNS Mercy Headed To LA For Coronavirus ResponsePresident Donald Trump said the Navy vessel USNS Mercy, the world’s largest hospital ship, will be deployed to the Port of Los Angeles as part of the coronavirus response.
Port Of Los Angeles Operating At 80 Percent Amid Coronavirus PandemicCargo continues to move throughout all terminals at about 80 percent of expected operations, Port of Los Angeles officials said Monday.
Port Of LA Sees Sharp Drop In Cargo Numbers Amid Coronavirus ScareThe Port of L.A. saw its imports drop by 22.5 percent in February.
10-Year SpaceX Lease At Port Of LA Gets Unanimous ApprovalThe Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to lease 18 acres of the former Bethlehem shipyard to Hawthorne-based SpaceX for new facilities that will house aerospace research, design and manufacturing on Terminal Island.
55-Foot Boat Reported Sinking In Port Of Los AngelesLos Angeles firefighters have surrounded the vessel with several fire boats and are working to remove water from it.
LA Port Chief Warns China Trade War Could Hurt Local EconomyChina and Hong Kong were the port’s biggest trade partner last year, accounting for $153 billion in goods.
LA City Council Vetoes Automated Trucks At Port Of LAHundreds of union dockworkers have protested for months against the automated trucks, arguing it will cost them their jobs.
Hundreds Of Dockworkers Protest Against Driverless Trucks At Port Of LAThey fear the introduction of driverless vehicles will lead to the loss of thousands of jobs at both the Port of L.A. and the Port of Long Beach.
Big Rig Fire, Explosion Sends Up Huge Plume Of Smoke At Port Of Los AngelesThe blast blew out the windows of at least four units at a nearby apartment building.
'Biggest Ever' Shipment Of Meth Was Hidden In Speakers Bound For AustraliaMore than 1.7 tons of methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin were discovered on Jan. 11 concealed within a shipment of loud speakers on a ship at the Los Angeles/Long Beach seaport.