Hundreds Of LA Port Truckers Are Calling For A Union Election

Hundreds Of LA Port Truckers Are Calling For A Union Election Start your day with LAist Sign up for the Morning Brief, delivered weekdays. A unique union drive is underway at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. The organizing effort involves about 250 short-haul truck drivers who move goods from the ports to nearby rail yards and warehouses. The drivers, who work for XPO Logistics, argue the company has long misclassified them as self-employed contractors to deny them…

U.S. Surfer Kelly Slater Slams ‘Virtuous Vaccinated’ Ahead Of Australian Competitions – Surfing LA

U.S. Surfer Kelly Slater Slams ‘Virtuous Vaccinated’ Ahead Of Australian Competitions – Surfing LA American surf champ Kelly Slater has been warned he can’t compete in Australia without a COVID jab after he slammed the “virtuous vaccinated” in a post on social media. Australian Federal Sports Minister Richard Colbeck quickly pointed out that there’s “no chance” Slater, 49, can come into the country to compete in two World Surf League championship events this spring — the Rip Curl Pro south…

LA County to evaluate sewer system after Carson spill

By ELIZABETH MARCELLINO City News Service The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted today to undertake a countywide assessment of sewer infrastructure in the wake of a recent spill that dumped 8 million gallons of sewage into the Pacific Ocean. Supervisors Janice Hahn and Kathryn Barger called for the evaluation. “The sewer pipe that collapsed in Carson and spilled 8 million gallons of sewage into our ocean in late December was nearly 60 years old,” Hahn said. “We need…

Taco Bell Employee Shot, Killed In Front Of Son By Customer Attempting To Buy Food With Counterfeit Money

Pete Buttigieg Visits LA, Long Beach Ports To Discuss Cargo LogjamU.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg was visiting the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach Tuesday in order to meet with local leaders about the ongoing supply chain crisis. 3 hours ago LA Nurses Protest Protocols Directing Healthcare Workers Asymptomatic With COVID to Return To WorkNurses held a news conference in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday morning to protest California’s decision to direct healthcare workers who test positive for COVID-19, but…

West Oz is The Land of Tubes Aplenty

The winter months in the Southern Hemisphere are a fine time to be located in and around West Oz. This rugged coastline offers an array of waves catering to both tube-hounds and aerialists alike, which is why locals like Jacob Wilcox tend to spend winters right at home. In the edit above–which Wilcox put together during a recent quarantine stint–features some of the most memorable waves he scored last year while exploring his home coast. Just be sure to view…

Global Stand Up Paddle Boarding Paddle Market Growth, Projections, Analysis, Trends and Forecast 2027| SUP ATX, Naish Surfing, BIC Sport, Boardworks

LOS ANGELES, United States: The latest report up for sale by QY Research demonstrates that the Global Stand Up Paddle Boarding Paddle Market is likely to garner a great pace in the coming years. Analysts have scrutinized the market drivers, confinements, risks, and openings present in the overall market. The Stand Up Paddle Boarding Paddle report shows course the market is expected to take in the coming years along with its estimations. The careful examination is aimed at understanding of…

Venice Street Most Ticketed Block in Los Angeles – Yo! Venice!

LADOT issues nearly 2,300 citations on 1600 Irving Court in Venice By Sam Catanzaro A Venice block was the most ticketed street in Los Angeles, a recent analysis on parking enforcement found.  The Los Angeles Times last month published an analysis of parking ticket data released by the Los Angeles Department of Transportation (LADOT). According to the Times, the most ticketed block in the city is 1600 Irving Court in Venice, where LADOT issued nearly 2,300 parking tickets.  1600 Irving…

Los Angeles 6, Philadelphia 3 – Surfing LA

First Period_1, Los Angeles, Arvidsson 7 (Moore, Danault), 0:12. 2, Philadelphia, Farabee 10 (Giroux, Atkinson), 13:00. 3, Los Angeles, Moore 4 (Arvidsson, Danault), 14:27. Second Period_4, Los Angeles, Kempe 14 (Doughty, Kopitar), 0:46 (pp). 5, Los Angeles, Lemieux 7 (Doughty, Kaliyev), 13:27. Third Period_6, Philadelphia, Hayes 3 (Atkinson, Giroux), 2:42 (pp). 7, Los Angeles, Danault 5 (Arvidsson, Moore), 11:17. 8, Philadelphia, Provorov 4 (Atkinson, Farabee), 16:01. 9, Los Angeles, Arvidsson 8 (Moore), 18:16 (en). Shots on Goal_Philadelphia 12-12-13_37. Los Angeles…

OC Health Officials Expand Beach Closures from Sewage Spill | KFI AM 640 – Surfing LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Orange County Health Care Agency today expanded the ocean water closure area forbidden for swimming due to a massive spill of untreated sewage in the Dominguez Channel.  The waters of Seal Beach’s Surfside Beach and Huntington Beach’s Sunset Beach are also off-limits, health officials said.   Beaches have been closed around the ports in Los Angeles, Long Beach and Seal Beach.   The spill ranged from 2 million to 4 million gallons on the low end to…

Several beaches in Los Angeles closed due to sewage spill

Home News World Several beaches in Los Angeles closed due to sewage spill IANS 01-01-2022 11:54 AM 1 / 1 Los Angeles County has announced the closure of several beaches in the most populous county of the US, after it was reported that as much as 4 million gallons of untreated sewage was discharged into the Pacific. The Los Angeles County’s Department of Public Health on Friday listed five beaches that were forced to be closed for “known sewage or…