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Explosion, Crash Shake Up Firms’ Race to Stars

AEROSPACE: Virgin banks on tiny satellites.Virgin Galactic’s satellite program could be the warm-up to getting its space tourism business off the ground.

By Paul Eakins September 23, 2016 midnight   Share

L.A. Garment Manufacturers Fined for Labor Law Violations

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office fined 18 Los Angeles garment manufacturers and contractors more than $682,000 this month for labor law violations, the office announced Friday.

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Bankrupt Shipping Line in Fight Over Fuel Bill

TRADE: Federal marshals arrest Hanjin cargo ship as creditors pursue payment.

U.S. marshals placed hold on Hanjin ship over bankrupt company’s fuel bill.

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Business District Eyes Alleys to Field Green Space

DEVELOPMENT: Project seeks to generate room for gatherings in South Park.

South Park, home to just a couple of small parks, is rich with construction but poor on green space.

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Dead in the Water

The bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping may seem like an isolated event, but expect it to have a major impact on the economy.

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Port of LA Cargo High in August; Long Beach Cargo Numbers Drop

The Port of Los Angeles had its second-busiest month in its 109-year history in August, while neighboring Port of Long Beach saw overall cargo numbers decline year-over-year for the month.

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Hanjin Ships Finally Dock at Port of Long Beach

Two Hanjin Shipping Co. vessels that had been waiting for more than a week to unload their cargo at the Port of Long Beach after the company filed for bankruptcy have finally been allowed to dock.

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Sinking Shipper Receives Bailout

Parent plans to sink $90 million into bankrupt Hanjin to get cargo moving at ports.

Hitting Turbulence at LAX

All USC sociology professor Manuel Pastor wanted to do was catch some Z’s before having to give a keynote speech at the annual meeting of the National Alliance of Community Economic Development Associations in Cleveland a couple of weeks back.

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Retailers’ Concerns Mount as Hanjin Bankruptcy Delays Trade

The fallout from Hanjin Shipping filing for bankruptcy and ceasing operations this week was immediate, as cargo ships sat off the California coast unable to dock and freight companies scrambled to move their cargo.

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Ports Awash in Bankrupt Shipping Line’s Cargo

TRADE: Hanjin’s collapse could prove big blow to Long Beach operations.

Bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping leaves cargo shipments adrift at ports.

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Wave of Holiday Business Has Yet to Hit Ports

SHIPPING: Strike fallout, shakeup in retail outlook contribute to slowdown.

Slowdown in retail orders has put the brakes on the traditionally active holiday season for cargo movers.

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Hanjin Shipping Files for Bankruptcy

Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday after negotiations with creditors failed, sinking the seventh-largest cargo container carrier in the world and one of the largest shippers at the Port of Long Beach.

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A Look Ahead: What’s on the agenda for Los Angeles business in the coming week

SHIPPING: Bankruptcy of Hanjin could hurt tide of cargo at Long Beach port.

Embattled South Korean cargo container carrier Hanjin Shipping Co. Ltd. should soon know whether it will avoid bankruptcy as it approaches a Sept. 4 deadline for its $1.1 billion liquidity plan.

Manufacturers Fear Impact of New Emissions Target

The passage this week of Senate Bill 32 to implement stricter greenhouse gas emissions standards creates uncertainty for businesses and may lead to more businesses leaving California, said Dorothy Rothrock, president of the California Manufacturers & Technology Association.