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The Port of Long Beach Reports Slight Decrease in Cargo Volume in July

Container volume at the Port of Long Beach declined by 7.7 percent in July compared to the same month in 2015.

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App Links Up Parents, Early Education Centers

CHILD CARE: Founder of Kangarootime hopes to boost focus on children.

App Kangarootime lets parents get a jump on connecting with teachers and preschools.

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U.S. Imports Rise Slightly in July

The Port of Los Angeles reported a 5 percent rise in imports in July compared with a year earlier. Overall July volumes edged down 1.6 percent due to a drop in the shipment of empty containers. Compared to the same period last year, the port’s total volumes increased 2.9 percent to 501,186 20-foot containers.

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Samsung Electronics to Buy Dacor for an Estimated $150 Million

Southern Korean smartphone maker Samsung Electronics America Inc. said today that it would acquire City of Industry-based Dacor Inc., a manufacturer of luxury kitchen appliances Dacor Inc., for an undisclosed amount.

Delta’s System Failure Triggers Cancellations and Delays

Delta Air Lines Inc. said Monday it canceled hundreds of flights and delayed thousands of others due to a computer power outage.

Vehicle-Sharing Service Taps Electric SUV Buzz

TRANSIT: New venture to allow customers to order rides in Tesla’s Model X.

A new vehicle-sharing service is being launched to fight traffic congestion on L.A. roads.

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BNSF Seeks to Overturn Judge’s Decision to Halt Rail Yard’s Expansion

BNSF Railway Co. said yesterday it will appeal a judge’s decision against the company’s $500 million project to expand a rail yard at the Port of Los Angeles.

Long Beach Approves $46.4 Million Program to Battle Pollution

The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners will give $46.4 million to mitigate the impacts of the port-related air pollution in adjacent communities.

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Culver City Firm to Build Zero-Emissions Bus Station in Long Beach

Long Beach officials are planning on building a new zero-emissions bus station near the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center.

Lawmakers Question Support for Infrastructure

POLITICS: Group alleges SoCal projects not getting share of federal grants.

A group of local lawmakers is demanding to know why the U.S. Department of Transportation has denied freight and road grants to several Southern California projects, including two at the Port of Long Beach.

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