Shwanika Narayan

Reporter (Manufacturing and Trade)

Phone: 323-549-5225 Extension: 251

Recent Stories

Cases for Growth

Pelican Products boxes up new business with acquisitions.

Case maker Pelican Products has locked up acquisitions to feed its growth drive.

On the Go in L.A.: Urb-E

Urb-E rolls out foldable electric scooter to cover ‘micro mile’ trips.

Urb-E hopes to help Angelenos cover more ground with its foldable electric scooters.

San Pedro Ports O’ Call Shop Owners Protest Evictions

About 15 shop owners at San Pedro’s Ports O’ Call Village have filed a claim with the L.A. city clerk against the Port of Los Angeles over their pending eviction to make way for a new waterfront attraction, they announced Tuesday.

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Apparel Manufacturers Fined for Labor Violations

Fourteen garment manufacturers in Los Angeles were cited for labor law and garment registration violations, the California Labor Commissioner’s office announced on Thursday.

Port Rises on Big Month

August buoyed the Port of Los Angeles with a near-record level of container volume.

Port Truck Battle Drives Off Costco

Costco steps into the driver classification fight at the ports, ending its relationship with a trucking firm.

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Cargo Volumes Rise at Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach

Container volumes surged in August to near-record levels at the Port of Los Angeles, according to data released Wednesday.

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Port of Los Angeles Extends Local Hiring Agreement

The Port of L.A.’s Board of Harbor Commissioners has approved a 10-year extension on a labor agreement that seeks to continue hiring workers from the harbor area and from high-unemployment communities in the city.

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Small Manufacturers Draw Large Interest

MANUFACTURING: Sector proves fertile in L.A. County.

Despite the sector’s struggles, deals are being put together for small companies.

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Protein Bar Maker to Close Two Facilities, Cut 524 Jobs

Protein bar maker Quest Nutrition to shutter two facilities and lay off 524 workers.

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