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Posted on July 2, 2012 | No CommentsThe Long Beach 710 Freeway is expanding. Caltrans and Metro released plans on Sunday (7/1/12) to widen the freeway to 14 lanes and create a separate, side freeway for trucks only. The project will cost $5 billion and will place five lanes in each direction,...
San Pedro to take another look at redeveloping Ports O’Call Village – as featured in the Daily BreezePosted on June 27, 2012 | No CommentsThe Port of Los Angeles is looking for qualified developers to provide a much-needed facelift to San Pedro’s Ports O’Call Village. Requests are set to go out this July. The 15-acre seaside village was built in early 196os, but by the 80s many of the...
Posted on June 22, 2012 | No CommentsA new beach walkway is coming to Long Beach, and it’s specifically for walkers and runners. Construction of the new beachside addition may begin as early as September or October (2012). The path is expected to be 3.1 miles in length and about 11 feet...
Posted on June 20, 2012 | No CommentsEvents and headliner openings are coming to San Pedro this July. The ports and neighboring communities will be bustling this summer, and while many are happy to see the new attractions, others worry about traffic jams, lack of parking, long lines and wait times. However,...
Port Activity Up in Los Angeles, Down in Long Beach – as featured in the Los Angeles Business Journal and Press TelegramPosted on June 19, 2012 | No CommentsMay was a busy month for the Port of Los Angeles. A total of 731,353 containers passed through the port – a 5.5 percent increase compared to May 2011. Overall, May (2012) was the best month for the port in nearly two years. Unlike Los...
Posted on June 11, 2012 | No CommentsThe Los Angeles Harbor Commission has approved the expansion of the APL Terminal operated by Eagle Marine Services. The $196 million project will include: The addition of 1,250 feet of new wharf Truck lane upgrades New exit gate Improved terminal access Dedicated refrigerated storage area for...
Posted on May 30, 2012 | No CommentsJohnie Thomas has been working the ports since 1956 . This year, at 79, he will retire from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union. Below is a summary of his story – the Longshoreman’s story – as featured in the SFGate.com article. “When I started on...
Posted on May 25, 2012 | No CommentsCouncilman Joe Busciano is addressing the parking issues in San Pedro and Wilmington. The councilman’s proposal contains an aggressive 5 Point Plan: Remove 509 parking meters in low-demand areas within San Pedro and Wilmington. Offer free parking at three city-owned parking lots (Parking lots 641,...
Posted on May 16, 2012 | No CommentsThe city of Long Beach will not fund any fireworks show this year. The Long Beach’s Firefighters Association is canceling the fireworks show at Veterans Memorial Stadium, located on the Long Beach City College campus. According to Fire Captain Rich Brandt, the show was losing...