• RL NEWS Briefs: Jan. 28, 2015

    Hahn Helps Keep Defense Logistics Jobs in Pedro Washington, D.C. – On Jan. 28, Rep. Janice Hahn announced that the Defense Logistics Agency Energy Americas West office will remain operating in its San Pedro location.  The Defense Logistics Agency had announced plans in September to close its San Pedro office and consolidate it

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  • LB Fire Chief Appointed President of the LAAFCA

    LONG BEACH — Long Beach Fire Chief Mike DuRee recently was appointed president of the Los Angeles Area Fire Chiefs Association. Comprised of 31 fire departments within Los Angeles County, the association focuses on regional training, grants administration, legislative advocacy and Firefighter safety and survival. Chief DuRee's one-year term beg

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  • RL NEWS of the Week: Jan. 21, 2015

    Garcetti Announces POLA Changes SAN PEDRO —On Jan. 21, Mayor Eric Garcetti announced that his deputy mayor for City Services, Doane Liu, will become deputy executive director and chief of staff at the Port of Los Angeles. Liu will assume his new position on Feb. 1. He will continue to help oversee

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  • RL NEWS Briefs: Jan. 13, 2015

    Suspect Fires at LBPD Officers; Leads Police on Pursuit LONG BEACH — On Jan. 10, 22-year-old Joseph Gonzales was booked for attempted murder, evading police, child cruelty that could result in possible injury or death, assault with a firearm on a police officer, felon in possession of a firearm and parole violation. The incide

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  • RLn NEWS: Dec. 12, 2014

     LB City Council Votes LONG BEACH — On Dec. 2, the Long Beach City Council voted 8-0, to ask the city manager to provide a report within 60 day on the cost of installing a looping system for the hearing impaired in public facilities. A looping system, also called an audio-frequency induction loop, consists of

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  • Breaking News! Suspect Staked Out at Numero Uno

    [portfolio_slideshow] By Assistant Editor Zamná Ávila and Contributor Phillip Cooke Authorities are looking for an armed suspect who ran into the Numero Uno market in San Pedro. Harbor Division Los Angeles Police Department Capt. Gerald Woodyard said that the suspect may be responsible for a number of theft-related crimes

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  • RL NEWS Updates: Nov. 10, 2014

    Drug Lab Discovered at Residence LONG BEACH — At about 1 a.m. Nov. 7, the Long Beach Police Department and Long Beach Fire Department responded to Bixby Highlands residence in the 4300 block of Maury Avenue in regards to a complaint of a strong chemical odor. The initial investigation at the scene led officers and firefighters

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  • RLn ANNOUNCEMENTS: Nov. 14, 2014

    Nov. 5 Coastal SPNC Cultural Affairs Committee Meeting The Coastal San Pedro Neighborhood Council’s Cultural Affairs Committee meeting will take place, at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5, at the Marine Exchange Building. Details: www.cspnc.org Venue: Marine Exchange Building Locat

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  • RL NEWS of the Week: Oct. 17, 2014

    POLA September Container Volumes Increase 9 Percent SAN PEDRO — The Port of Los Angeles reported its busiest month in 8 years. Overall volumes increased by 9 percent compared the equivalent month this past year for a total of 775,133 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units. Overall volume at the port has increased by 7.8 percent from this

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  • RL NEWS Update: Oct. 8, 2014

    POLB Team to Facilitate Congestion Relief LONG BEACH — On Oct. 8, the Port of Long Beach convened a congestion relief team to meet daily and seek solutions. In conjunction with the Congestion Relief Team, port field staff is meeting regularly with customers and stakeholders to listen to their concerns, collaborate on solutions and monito

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