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Container volume at the Port of Long Beach declined by 7.7 percent in July compared to the same month in 2015.
CHILD CARE: Founder of Kangarootime hopes to boost focus on children.
App Kangarootime lets parents get a jump on connecting with teachers and preschools.
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.
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 Air Lines Inc. said Monday it canceled hundreds of flights and delayed thousands of others due to a computer power outage.
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.
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.
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.
Long Beach officials are planning on building a new zero-emissions bus station near the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center.
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.