Multiple Beaches Closed Following Release Of Over 6 Million Gallons Of SewageThe L.A. County Department of Public Health has issued a beach closure notice due to the release of approximately 6 to 7 million gallons of untreated sewage into the Dominguez Channel.
Port Fines Delayed For Fifth TimeThe Container Dwell Fee at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach has again been delayed by another week, the fifth occurrence of the delay as ports report a 41% decline in lingering cargo.
Engineer Eduardo Moreno Pleads Guilty To Terrorism In Port Of LA Train DerailmentNobody was hurt but the derailment caused about $700,000 in damages. The train also spilled fuel that required a hazardous-materials cleanup.
Supply Chain Crisis Causing Shortage Of Donated Toys For Children In NeedLinda Moran and her twin sister, Brenda Wilson, say their annual Children's Christmas Store, which serves some 2,000 children in need, is woefully under-supplied this year and in need of donations.
Ports Of LA, Long Beach Delay Fines Again For Idling CargoDozens of cargo ships have been anchored offshore from the ports of L.A. and Long Beach for months, leading to a supply chain crisis nationwide. The logjam is due partly to the shortage of warehouse workers and truck drivers to pick up goods.
Port of Los Angeles Reports Cargo Numbers Up 22% From 2020The Port of LA has noted an increase of cargo, despite the backlog that has been plaguing the nation over recent months.
'Escape California. Everyone Is Doing It': Gov. Greg Abbott Urges Cargo Ships To Set Sail For Texas PortsAbbott on Wednesday invited companies to redirect their cargo ships that are waiting to get into the backlogged ports off California and send them to the Lone Star state’s ports.
Port Of Los Angeles Prepares For 200 Cruises In 2022, Most Since 2008The Port of Los Angeles announced Wednesday it expects more than 200 cruises to depart from its waterfront in 2022, the most since 2008.
Fines To Begin Monday For Unmoved Containers At Ports Of LA, Long BeachThe new fines are designed to get the logjammed supply chain moving again.
Feuer Calls for National Guard Assistance To Help With Backlog At Port of Los AngelesLA City Attorney Mike Feuer has called for the National Guard to assist in the port backlog dilemma, as many ships have now been waiting on anchor for an average of 13 days.
Port Of LA Will Fine Companies For Excess ContainersShipping companies that don't get their empty containers out of the Port of Los Angeles quickly will now face larger fines.
Ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach To Fine Companies For Slow Container MovementIn another effort to ease congestion, the Ports of L.A. and Long Beach have announced that they will begin fining companies for slow container movement.
Shipping Container Crushes Car in WilmingtonThe container fell over and crushed a black 2008 Honda Accord parked on the side of the street. There was no one in the sedan when it was crushed.
Shipping Containers That Spent Weeks Aboard Ships Stuck At Ports Now Being Dumped In Nearby NeighborhoodsMany of the shipping containers that spent weeks onboard ships waiting to be unloaded are now being dumped in nearby neighborhoods once they're emptied.
Biden Announces Port Of LA Will Operate 24 Hours A Day In Effort To Ease Cargo BacklogThe Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are responsible for nearly half of all imports into the U.S.