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‘Rotten’ trucking system a key role in ports of LA, Long Beach supply chain brokenness, ...

LA Daily News 09 Dec 2021
Still chief among the issues, Schrap said, are too many empty containers clogging port terminals ... Over the past several years, pickets have conducted actions against port companies and more than 1,000 port truck drivers have filed claims in civil court or with the California Department of Industrial Relations’ enforcement arm.

Coastal Commission won't appeal port approval of new Harbor Island hotel

Marietta Daily Journal 09 Dec 2021
Approval last month by San Diego port commissioners of a long-planned hotel on Harbor Island will not be challenged by the California Coastal Commission, which at one time had insisted on formally weighing in on the $160 million project. The ... .

Sleepy Joe Cradles the Dead Hand of the Soviet Presidium

Antiwar 09 Dec 2021
... Czars for a warm-water port ... That span equals the 170 years that have elapsed since California was annexed by a similar thrust of “Manifest Destiny” on this continent, thereby providing, incidentally, the United States Navy with its own warm-water port in San Diego.

Counterfeit Consumer Goods Worth $30M Seized at California Ports

The Maritime Executive 08 Dec 2021
The backlogs and congestion at the ports in Southern California have done little to slow the flow of fake merchandise into the U.S. reports U.S. Customs and Border Protection ...CBP commits substantial law enforcement resources to keep counterfeit and pirated goods out of U.S ... Kusser, Port Director of the Los Angeles/Long Beach Seaport ... ....

New research makes waves tackling the future of tsunami monitoring and modeling

Phys Dot Org 08 Dec 2021
Research shows that the subduction zone can produce distant-source tsunamis that strike the west coast of the United States, and in particular, Southern California ... c) Map of the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach showing the location of gauges that measure water levels at the ports and maximum nearshore tsunami heights.

Across US, states try to cope with inflation

Atlantic City 08 Dec 2021
Greg Abbott blamed inflation on backups at California ports, and on his personal Twitter feed invited shippers to use Texas ports on the Gulf of Mexico to cuts costs and get holiday merchandise to consumers. The two-week delay to get through the Panama Canal from Asian ports to Texas is still better than delays shippers face in California, he said.

Inland Empire leads Southern California in economic growth, report says

LA Daily News 08 Dec 2021
Warehouses, trucking companies and Southern California ports are scrambling to keep pace with the demand and have been further hobbled by a pervasive labor shortage ... Southern California’s gross domestic product — or the total value of its goods and services — hit $1.6 trillion in 2021, according to UCLA’s report.

U.S. Boosted Oil and Food Exports in October, as the Trade Deficit Narrowed

Petroleum World 08 Dec 2021
Shipping containers at the Port of Long Beach, Calif., last week. U.S. exports rose 8.1% in October ... ports that month ... According to the Marine Exchange of Southern California, for much of October over 100 vessels were at anchor or loitering near the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, meaning billions of dollars worth of goods destined to be U.S ... .

Technology leads biggest stock rally since March

The Los Angeles Times 08 Dec 2021
U.S. stocks staged the biggest rally in nine months, with major averages climbing at least 2% on optimism the Omicron coronavirus variant won’t derail global growth ... Yellen said that U.S ... California ... Is the port less crowded? Depends on whom you ask ... Are you a first-time home buyer in Southern California? We want to hear from you ... California ... California.
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Striking Kellogg workers reject contract offer with 3% raises

The Los Angeles Times 08 Dec 2021
Kellogg Co. workers rejected a contract offer Tuesday that would have provided 3% raises, so 1,400 workers at the company’s four U.S. cereal plants will remain on strike ... Business ... Business ... California ... Is the port less crowded? Depends on whom you ask ... Are you a first-time home buyer in Southern California? We want to hear from you ... California ... California.

How to boost your credit scores in the next year

The Los Angeles Times 08 Dec 2021
Dear Liz. I am 36 with a 535 credit score and about to move back to the U.S. from Colombia with my future wife. I’d like to increase my score by 100 or 200 points within eight to 12 months ... Answer ... California ... California ... Is the port less crowded? Depends on whom you ask ... Are you a first-time home buyer in Southern California? We want to hear from you.

Business-wary Team Biden is making unforced errors

Reuters 08 Dec 2021
WASHINGTON, Dec 8 (Reuters Breakingviews) - The White House’s balancing act isn’t always working. U.S ... Register ... More such pragmatic decisions would be welcome ... 1 that his administration had helped extend hours at major ports in southern California and provided flexibility in working hours for truck drivers that transport critical goods like food ... ....

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Resilience 08 Dec 2021
Heatwaves have a particular impact in Southern California, where they have become more frequent, intense, and longer lasting over the past five decades ... CMA CGM Group, one of the world’s biggest ocean carriers, is dangling incentives of as much as $200 a container for help in clearing the backlog at Southern California’s ports.

California Port Congestion Slowly Shrinking, But Still Risks Christmas Goods Delays

Sputnik 07 Dec 2021
As the world continues to weather the global supply chain crisis, major American ports are clogged with an unprecedented number of inbound vessels. Particularly, the ports of southern California saw a peak of 86 ships in mid-November ... .

LA, Long Beach ports delay fining backlogged shipping containers for 4th time 07 Dec 2021
The "Container Dwell Fee," announced in a joint statement from both port directors on Oct ... Citing recent progress in addressing the backlog of cargo ships and containers off the California coast, the nation's busiest port complex has delayed the fee for the fourth time.

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