Water Transportation

  • Film

    October 17, 2013
  • Calendar

    May 2, 2013

    Urban Ocean Festival

    Aquarium of the Pacific

  • News

    September 6, 2012

    Berth 55's Rights

    Can community activists save two beloved Long Beach businesses from the wrecking ball of port progress?

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    [UPDATED With Dispatches from the Port:] Occupy Converges on the Port of Long Beach; Over 200 Protestors Block Access to Pier

    Brandon Ferguson​UPDATE DEC. 12, 1:15 P.M.: Though there were several incredibly tense moments at the Port of Long Beach this morning as protesters and police squared off, the day ended without any serious incidents. Between 200 and 300 Occupy activists from Irvine, Santa Ana, Los Angeles, La ... More >>

  • Music

    October 20, 2011

    Monster Massive Cancels Two Weeks Before Event

    [Mental Notes] Annual Halloween mega-rave had no venue, even as it was briskly selling tickets and advertising the event

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    [UPDATED: Armin van Buuren, Erick Morillo Announce Cancellation of Monster Massive Date] Where the Hell Is Monster Massive Going to Be Held?

    ​UPDATE: Armin van Buuren and Erick Morillo just announced the cancellation of their Oct. 29 appearances at Monster Massive 2011 on their websites. Read about it here.Oct 12, 2011, 4:12 a.m.: Go Ventures posted an update on Monster Massive's Facebook page around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. This is not th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Osama Bin Laden Oil Tanker Terror Plot Hits Close to Home

    ​The Department of Homeland Security announced today that among the materials Navy SEALS found in Osama Bin Laden's Pakistan hideout were al-Qaida plans to hijack and detonate oil tankers last summer to provoke an "extreme economic crisis" in the West.Officials disclosed no specific U.S. targets. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2010

    Free Ticket Tuesdays, Part 2: Win Tickets to the Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival!

    ​If, like me, you are allergic to crustaceans and never get to try their yummy goodness, then you may want to pass on this contest. Or, you can just go to the Port of Los Angeles Lobster Festival to watch a bunch of great bands--many of whom are local.John Doe and Exene Cervenka are performing. So ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Blue Whales Amass Off an Orange Coast

    ​Veteran whale watchers and sports-fishing operators report dense numbers of blue whales--the largest animals ever known to have existed--frolicking off the Southern California coast, from Santa Barbara to southern Orange County.Thank our unseasonably cold weather: chilly water favorable to the sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2010

    Rainbow Harbor Terror Attack is Just a Drill

    ​If you swing by Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach today and notice an unusually large presence of law enforcement types running around like chickens with their heads cut off, you are witnessing neither an actual terror attack nor filming of pick-up scenes for Monday night's 24 finale.

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Secret Code In Arnold's Letter to Legislature: F.U.

    Arnold and lawmakers have never really gotten along, and that's been even more the case over the past few years of California's budget metdown. So it's not too crazy to read into even the seemingly polite communications between the two...

  • Calendar

    April 2, 2009
  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Dana Rohrabacher Praised for Saying the Sky is Falling

    Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Huntington Beach), shown here possibly pointing to a dangerous object in the sky, is being commended by the no doubt august Institute for Human Continuity for his "Planet X forsight" and belief that Earth's preparedness for dealing with cosmic debris ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2008

    Protest a Port with Tom Morello Today!

    "Now why do I care about the Port of Long Beach?" This is something an average person in Orange County might say. Out of sight, out of mind. But in reality the busy ports of both Long Beach and Los Angeles, with all the shipping and trucking involved, generates a truly lung-busting amount of pollut ... More >>

  • Calendar

    August 23, 2007

    Free Fridays

    Long Beach Museum of Art

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2007

    Beach Break: Striking distance

    Well, they're still at it. Negotiations between the Port of Long Beach and Los Angeles' unionized office clerical (OCU) workers and shippers and marine terminal operators that were supposed to end in a strike at midnight if an agreement was not reached. But they are still going! You gotta love it wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2007

    Explosive Gas

    With the exception of the friendly folks at Sound Energy Solutions (SES), a subsidiary of Mitsubishi and ConocoPhillips, just about nobody in Long Beach—Mayor Bob Foster and most residents who already think there's enough industrial pollution at the port—want to see a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) ... More >>