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LOS ANGELES— Negotiators hoping to forge a new contract for dockworkers and keep hundreds of billions of dollars in cargo moving smoothly through West Coast seaports made significant progress with a tentative deal on health care benefits, a knotty issue that tied up talks for months.
Long Beach, which began offering rebates in 2010 to residents who tear out their lawns, estimates that homes in its turf removal program cut down their water use by a fifth. In Southern California, more than 21 million square feet of turf have been removed since the incentives began, according to the region's Metropolitan Water District.
LONG BEACH, Calif.— Rick Blankenship was tired of an insatiable lawn he couldn't keep green, no matter how he watered it, so he decided to tear it out.
FINRA charged Wedbush Securities with having shoddy risk controls, a flaw that allowed traders to flood U.S. markets and execute manipulative trades.
The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers, ensnared for months by legal challenges, is finally official.
A judge has ruled against L.A. Clippers owner Donald Sterling and cleared the way for the $2 billion sale of the team to ex-Microsoft CEO Ballmer.
The top soccer official in the U.S. wants to change the way FIFA, soccer's world governing body, does business.
HOUSTON, July 21- California refiners remain far behind peers elsewhere in the country in replacing expensive imports with cheaper North American crudes from a new production boom. More than half of the 1.7 million barrels of crude processed by California refineries each day is imported, largely from Saudi Arabia, Ecuador, Iraq and Colombia.
The fourth annual Siemer Summit ended yesterday—a meeting for startups looking to pitch their ideas, and for VCs looking for the next big thing.
Fears of a strike or lockout at West Coast ports have forced some shippers to move their cargo destinations to Canadian or East Coast ports, the FT reports.
Netflix earns 31 2014 Emmy nominations, including 13 for "House of Cards" and 12 for "Orange is the New Black."
Drivers in a labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of LA and Long Beach began an indefinite strike Monday.
The Friday start to the long holiday weekend is shaping up to be the busiest travel day of the summer, according to forecasts.
Bill Allen, president and CEO of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation, gives his thoughts on the potential costs of a West Coast port strike.
As the west coast port strike looms, billions of dollars are at risk. Discussing the potential use for rail, and risks involved with a potential strike, with Sri Laxmana, C.H. Robinson global supply director.
West coast dockworkers' contract expires Tuesday at 5pm PT. CNBC's Jane Wells reports on the businesses involved with the ports.
LAX Airport could get a transit link to the Metro as soon as 2022.
Hotel and air rates in many destinations are either flat or lower than 2013, but July 4 travel is up for a third year in a row.
There's a movement in L.A. to cap parking ticket fines at $23. Here's why that's a great idea and won't crush revenue, says Jake Novak.
Sitting atop LA's shaky sports scene, the Stanley Cup champs may never fetch a higher price for their corporate owners.