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SHIPPING: Businesses fear proposal may curb truck trips
Cargo movers fear proposed air regulations could drive down the number of truck trips.
The Port of Los Angeles had its busiest January ever this year, beating the record-holding January 2016 with the number of cargo containers increasing 17.4 percent, officials said Tuesday.
TRANSPORTATION: Exec at center of recent lawsuit launches new tube venture.
Hyperloop One founder doubles down on the technology with his new venture, Arrivo.
Reversing a slide at the end of last year, cargo shipments at the Port of Long Beach rose sharply in January, up 6 percent from December and up 8 percent from a year ago, port officials reported Thursday.
Although Mattel Inc. has a proposal before the city of El Segundo to significantly expand its 12.5-acre headquarters, a company spokesman said the project isn't actually going to be built, at least not yet.
APPAREL: Jeans Stretched
Debt-laden jeans maker True Religion has struggled to stay in fashion with consumers.
Long Beach port hopes Middle Terminal stacks up with megaships.
Port of Long Beach expects big gains from its megaship-servicing Middle Terminal.
ENERGY: SoCal Edison to spend $570 million to charge medium, heavy vehicles.
Electric utility to weigh in with charging stations for medium and heavy vehicles.
ENERGY: Eagle Crest’s land offer could improve desert venture’s prospects
Eagle Crest seeks to gain ground on its storage project by giving land to the National Park Service.
President Donald Trump’s decision to abandon the Trans-Pacific Partnership could affect the Port of Long Beach’s ability to reduce its trade imbalance, Interim Chief Executive Duane Kenagy said Wednesday.
Following its sale last week to a Canadian clothing manufacturer, American Apparel began laying off about 2,400 employees in Southern California, Reuters reported Monday. The majority were at the company’s downtown headquarters.
Faraday Future said that 64,124 reservations were placed for its FF 91 electric SUV within 36 hours of the vehicle’s unveiling at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Glendale cannabis consultancy Siva Enterprises has seen business light up after passage of Proposition 64.
TRANSPORTATION: Bike shops position once niche items to power up sales.
Local dealers are gearing up to ride an increased interest in electric bikes