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The supply chain problems currently plaguing the California coast aren’t unique to the Golden State. Nationally, a shortage of long-haul truckers has led some companies to recruit abroad.

In a plan developed by the White House's supply chain disruptions task force, the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach will ramp up to 24/7 operations ahead of the holiday season, as dozens of cargo ships carrying as many as 1 million containers bob idly off the California coast. Read more»

Display window at Cherished Memories, a keepsake ultrasound boutique at the Los Cerritos Center mall near Los Angeles.

The FDA has repeatedly urged pregnant women to avoid medically unnecessary ultrasounds, saying it is aware of “several enterprises” in the U.S. that perform ultrasounds on pregnant women for entertainment’s sake and then sell the images as keepsake photographs and videos. Read more»

What do these mean? City officials don't care.

We've all seen shoes dangling from over power lines and wondered what, if anything, they signify. But Long Beach doesn't care, it just wants them gone. Read more» 2