• Hahn Calls for Budget that Returns Harbor Maintenance Tax to Ports

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — On March 24, Rep. Janice Hahn continued her efforts to have Congress increase the amount of Harbor Maintenance Tax revenue returned to the nation’s ports during the debate on the Republican budget resolution and earlier during time set aside for Read More

  • Random NEWS Briefs: March 24, 2015

    Long Beach Appoints New Planning Bureau Manager LONG BEACH – Former acting director of the Economic and Community Development Department for the City of Inglewood Linda F. Tatum was recently named planning bureau manager for Long Beach Development Services. Tatum's appointment is effective immediately. Pri

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  • RL NEWS: March 9, 2015

    ‘Peel Off’ Program Speeding Up Cargo through POLA SAN PEDRO— A new program that expedites cargo by streamlining container moves is speeding up operations at the Port of Los Angeles. Launched Feb. 25, the “Peel Off” Program has added a new operational model to the port to clear the curr

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  • RLn NEWS Briefs: Feb. 12, 2015

    PMA Decides to Lockout of ILWU Workers SAN PEDRO — On Feb. 11, the Pacific Maritime Association cited alleged slowdowns by the ILWU as their rationale for locking down the port Feb. 12 and 14 through 16. PMA spokesman Wade Gates claimed that the PMA made a comprehensive contract offer designed to bring these talks to conclusion

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  • 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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