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Pulliam scores 16, Aztecs rout Long Beach State 72-47

Dec. 01, 2021 00:56 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Trey Pulliam scored 16 points, including the first four in an 18-2 run in the first half that gave San Diego State control en route to a 72-47 win against Long Beach State on Tuesday night. Matt Bradley had 12 points and Keith Dinwiddie scored 12 off...

CEO explains why Port of Virginia is running so smoothly

Nov. 27, 2021 12:30 PM EST

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Ports in California have been making headlines for their delays and supply chain backups. But the Port of Virginia has been running smoothly and outperforming other major ports on East Coast. Virginia Port Authority CEO and Executive Director...

No. 24 USC tops San Diego State for Wooden Legacy title

Nov. 27, 2021 02:28 AM EST

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Isaiah Mobley scored 18 points and had 12 rebounds and No. 24 USC’s stifling defense earned it a 58-43 victory over San Diego State on Friday night in the title game of the Paycom Wooden Legacy. Drew Peterson scored 16 points and Chevez Goodwin...

Ports again delay fee on laggard containers, cite progress

Nov. 23, 2021 10:53 AM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles have again postponed imposing fees on containers left on docks too long, citing progress in moving the cargo from marine terminals. The decision was made after a meeting Monday between the U.S. port...

Coast Guard taps 2nd ship as party of interest in oil spill

Nov. 19, 2021 18:26 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard investigators on Friday said they have identified a second ship suspected of dragging its anchor near an underwater pipeline that later leaked crude oil into the waters off the Southern California coast. The Coast Guard said in a...

Nelly Korda has a new coach in middle of a breakout season

Nov. 16, 2021 18:04 PM EST

NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Nelly Korda won her first major championship, rose to No. 1 in the world for the first time in her career and topped it off by winning an Olympic gold medal. That didn’t stop the quest to improve, which is why she has a new coach. ...

Juzang scores 25, No. 2 UCLA beats Long Beach St 100-79

Nov. 16, 2021 02:17 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 21-point victory was no cause for celebration by UCLA. Just the opposite. Coach Mick Cronin seethed about the second-ranked Bruins' lack of defense in a 100-79 win Monday night. “Defensively, I don't know...

LA, Long Beach ports delay fines for backlogged cargo

Nov. 15, 2021 20:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles-Long Beach port complex will delay fining shipping companies that let cargo containers stack up at terminals. The reprieve comes because of early compliance by companies in clearing cargo since the penalties were approved last month,...

California police shoot, wound man holding BB gun

Nov. 12, 2021 20:53 PM EST

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Southern California police shot and wounded a man Friday morning after he pointed a BB gun at them, authorities said. The man was shot in the upper body in the city of Long Beach around 8:20 a.m., police said. His injuries were not believed to...

Virgin Orbit in MOU with ANA Holdings for Japan launches

Nov. 04, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Virgin Orbit said Thursday that it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with ANA Holdings Inc. for 20 flights of its LauncherOne rocket originating from an airport in Japan’s Oita prefecture. ANA Holdings, owner of Japan’s largest...