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Thursday, November 27, 2014
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Port sinks yacht tour program

Port sinks yacht tour program

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 11/27/2014

LOS ANGELES - There will no longer be yacht tours up and down the Port of Los Angeles, as the Port of Los Angeles director pulled the plug on a program that cost more than $4 million in public money.


Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Returns to Dana Point Harbor

Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Returns to Dana Point Harbor

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 11/26/2014

DANA POINT – With more than 17,000 participants, the Dana Point Turkey Trot is the sixth-largest turkey trot in the nation. Designed to offer both fun and fast-paced competition, boaters can join in the fun at this year’s event scheduled for Nov. 27.

Under Keel Clearance System buoy launched in San Pedro

Under Keel Clearance System buoy launched in San Pedro

posted: 11/24/2014

SAN PEDRO – Recreational boaters transiting the Port of Long Beach are advised to be on the lookout for the newly deployed buoy launched in the South Pedro south bound shipping lane.

Marine Resources Committee discusses pier fishing regulations

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 11/24/2014

LOS ALAMITOS – A white shark that was tangled in a fishing line and attacked a swimmer near the Manhattan Beach Pier in July remained a hot topic with the California Fish and Game Commission as the agency’s Marine Resources Committee discussed the prospect of regulating pier fishing at its Nov. 5 meeting in Los Alamitos.

Board of Harbor Commissioners discusses Ports O’ Call Village

Board of Harbor Commissioners discusses Ports O’ Call Village

posted: 11/21/2014

LOS ANGELES – Plans for the redevelopment of Ports O’ Call Village will continue to move forward with the Board of Harbor Commissioners approving to extend the land lease negotiating period with the project’s developer. 

NOAA removes 57 tons of marine debris from Hawaiian Islands

NOAA removes 57 tons of marine debris from Hawaiian Islands

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 11/20/2014

A team of 17 National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) divers recently returned froma 33-day mission to remove approximately 57 tons of debris from Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument in Hawaii.

New online fishing guide provides information to anglers

New online fishing guide provides information to anglers

posted: 11/20/2014

Anglers now have a new reference guide when planning their fishing trips with the launch of the improved California Department of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Fishing Guide.

Cal Boating approves $300,000 grant for Marina del Rey boat launching facility

Cal Boating approves $300,000 grant for Marina del Rey boat launching facility

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 11/20/2014

MONTEREY – Marina del Rey will receive a $300,000 grant from the state of California to upgrade its Boat Launching Facility (BLF). 

Chula Vista gains new gateway to the bayfront

Chula Vista gains new gateway to the bayfront

Ambrosia Brody  |  posted: 11/20/2014

CHULA VISTA – The Port of San Diego and the city of Chula Vista celebrated the completion of the H Street Extension project in a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, Oct. 30. 

$2 million fuel dock in store for Avalon

$2 million fuel dock in store for Avalon

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 11/20/2014

AVALON – The light is finally appearing at the end of the tunnel. After attempting to provide a new fuel dock in Avalon Harbor for years, one is finally on the way. 

Breakwater repairs underway in Los Angeles-Long Beach harbors

Breakwater repairs underway in Los Angeles-Long Beach harbors

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 11/20/2014

LOS ANGELES – Construction on the three breakwaters protecting the Port of Los Angeles- Long Beach is officially underway, according to the Army Corps of Engineers. 

State loans Long Beach $16.9 millio

State loans Long Beach $16.9 millio

Parimal M. Rohit  |  posted: 11/20/2014

MONTEREY – The city of Long Beach was awarded a $16.9 million loan by the Cal Boating Commission on Nov. 6 to help rebuild Basin 2 of the Alamitos Bay Marina. 

Long Beach holds boat auction

posted: 11/19/2014

LONG BEACH – Mariners looking to purchase a used vessel are invited to bid on used watercraft during the Long Beach Marine Bureau boat auction, Nov. 22.

Long Beach City Council approves commission appointments

posted: 11/19/2014

LONG BEACH – The Long Beach City Council unanimously approved Mayor Robert Garcia’s appointments to various commissions, including the Marine Advisory Commission at an Oct. 21 meeting.

SoCal family plans decade-long voyage around the world

posted: 11/18/2014

OXNARD (AP) — A Southern California family has set sail on what is planned as a decade-long voyage around the world.

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