Posts Tagged as "Port of Long Beach"

New Waterfront Plans Puts San Pedro’s Historical Red Car in Jeopardy

Jun. 22, 2015 / By
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The Port of LA electric Red Car is expected to transport its last passengers at the Lobster Festival late in September.
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Wage Theft Still at Large, Truck Drivers Say

Apr. 1, 2015 / By
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Imagine working long days and not coming home with enough money to support your family. This is the reality for more than 50,000 misclassified port truck drivers nationwide.

Who Are The Long Beach Port Workers?

Jul. 18, 2014 / By
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Paco Sanchez drives about 100 miles to get to work at the Long Beach port from his home in Redlands...

The Top Toxins in Long Beach & How They May Be Affecting Your Health

Aug. 24, 2013 / By
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I always thought pollution was black smoke that came from factories and cars and that all I had to do was avoid breathing it when I saw it...

SCIG Passes, But the Fight isn’t Over Yet

Mar. 15, 2013 / By
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So it begins. What has been a long uphill battle, might get even longer.

More than a week has passed since The Port of Los Angeles’ Board of Harbor Commissioners approved the Environmental Impact Report for construction of a cutting-edge shipping yard on the edge of Long Beach by railroad giant Burlington Northern Santa Fe (BNSF)...

Keeping the Port of Long Beach for Long Beachers

Oct. 5, 2012 / By
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During a community input meeting hosted by the Port of Long Beach and the West Long Beach Neighborhood Association, a young woman confronted port officials, asking them what was being done to ensure that port jobs reach Long Beach residents...

Getting Back To Work: Mayor Bob Foster

Dec. 8, 2011 / By
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“Getting Back To Work: A Summit on Job Creation in Long Beach” was organized to facilitate a conversation on responsible job creation in Long Beach...