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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1987
Regional air quality officials voted Friday to allow the largest exporter of coal and petroleum coke in Los Angeles Harbor to continue operating, despite complaints from nearby pleasure boaters that the company pollutes the air. The South Coast Air Quality Management District hearing board voted unanimously to issue operating permits to Kaiser International Corp., which runs a 26-acre bulk-loading facility owned by the Port of Los Angeles.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 1989 | SHERYL STOLBERG, Times Staff Writer
A controversial plan for the Port of Los Angeles to pay one of its major tenants up to $6 million for coal exporting equipment--at a 10% profit for the tenant--was approved Wednesday by the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners. The board voted 3 to 2 to approve the deal between the port and Kaiser International Corp., which is buying a coal bulk loader from the Port of Portland, Ore., for the express purpose of selling it to the Los Angeles Harbor Department.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 1997 | GREG KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Authorities on Thursday charged Kaiser International Corp. of San Pedro with causing the death of a dockworker last year by violating six state workplace safety regulations. The criminal charges, filed by city and county prosecutors, came almost a year to the day after longshoreman Jimmie Garcia Magallanez, who had worked on the docks for 35 years, was struck and killed by a railroad boxcar at Kaiser's coal-loading facility. Kaiser has denied any negligence in the case.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 1997 | GREG KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kaiser International Corp. of San Pedro is under criminal investigation for allegedly ignoring hazards that led to the grisly death last year of a veteran longshoreman, according to a search warrant affidavit filed by the district attorney's office.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 1997 | GREG KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Authorities on Thursday charged Kaiser International Corp. of San Pedro with causing the death of a dockworker last year by violating six state workplace safety regulations. The criminal charges, filed by city and county prosecutors, came almost a year to the day after longshoreman Jimmie Garcia Magallanez, who had worked on the docks for 35 years, was struck and killed by a railroad boxcar at Kaiser's coal-loading facility. Kaiser has denied any negligence in the case.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 1990 | GLENN F. BUNTING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At an age when most people look to retire, 54-year-old E. Grace Payne quit her job as manager of an import company to run a struggling poverty program in Watts. The Westminster Neighborhood Assn. was so short of funds, Payne said, that she used $4,000 of her own money to meet her first payroll. That was in 1972. Today, Payne, a Bradley Administration appointee to the Los Angeles Harbor Commission, has built Westminster into one of the largest poverty agencies in Los Angeles. With a $1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 1987 | DEAN MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
Gertrude Schwab, a lifetime Wilmington resident, is well acquainted with the problems of living in the shadow of the Port of Los Angeles. "We are the only waterfront community where properties have little value," Schwab told the Board of Harbor Commissioners at a recent meeting. "We have no access to the water, and we are glutted with trucks."
NEWS
July 8, 1987
The South Coast Air Quality Management District hearing board has declined to disqualify itself from a sensitive case involving the Port of Los Angeles, despite complaints that the board may have been unfairly influenced during a private luncheon hosted by the port. The board unanimously voted to decide next week whether to shut down Kaiser International, the port's largest exporter of petroleum coke and coal, because of complaints about black dust from the facility.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 4, 1997 | GREG KRIKORIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Kaiser International Corp. of San Pedro is under criminal investigation for allegedly ignoring hazards that led to the grisly death last year of a veteran longshoreman, according to a search warrant affidavit filed by the district attorney's office.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 5, 1990 | GLENN F. BUNTING, TIMES STAFF WRITER
At an age when most people look to retire, 54-year-old E. Grace Payne quit her job as manager of an import company to run a struggling poverty program in Watts. The Westminster Neighborhood Assn. was so short of funds, Payne said, that she used $4,000 of her own money to meet her first payroll. That was in 1972. Today, Payne, a Bradley Administration appointee to the Los Angeles Harbor Commission, has built Westminster into one of the largest poverty agencies in Los Angeles. With a $1.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 1989 | SHERYL STOLBERG, Times Staff Writer
A controversial plan for the Port of Los Angeles to pay one of its major tenants up to $6 million for coal exporting equipment--at a 10% profit for the tenant--was approved Wednesday by the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners. The board voted 3 to 2 to approve the deal between the port and Kaiser International Corp., which is buying a coal bulk loader from the Port of Portland, Ore., for the express purpose of selling it to the Los Angeles Harbor Department.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 6, 1987 | DEAN MURPHY, Times Staff Writer
Gertrude Schwab, a lifetime Wilmington resident, is well acquainted with the problems of living in the shadow of the Port of Los Angeles. "We are the only waterfront community where properties have little value," Schwab told the Board of Harbor Commissioners at a recent meeting. "We have no access to the water, and we are glutted with trucks."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 24, 1987
Regional air quality officials voted Friday to allow the largest exporter of coal and petroleum coke in Los Angeles Harbor to continue operating, despite complaints from nearby pleasure boaters that the company pollutes the air. The South Coast Air Quality Management District hearing board voted unanimously to issue operating permits to Kaiser International Corp., which runs a 26-acre bulk-loading facility owned by the Port of Los Angeles.
NEWS
July 8, 1987
The South Coast Air Quality Management District hearing board has declined to disqualify itself from a sensitive case involving the Port of Los Angeles, despite complaints that the board may have been unfairly influenced during a private luncheon hosted by the port. The board unanimously voted to decide next week whether to shut down Kaiser International, the port's largest exporter of petroleum coke and coal, because of complaints about black dust from the facility.
NEWS
April 3, 1985
Faced with a union threat to shut down Los Angeles Harbor if a labor dispute was not resolved by Thursday, Kaiser International Corp. agreed to reinstate up to 75 fired dockworkers. The company and the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union issued a one-sentence statement saying that the dispute had been resolved by placing Kaiser's coal-unloading facility back under ILWU jurisdiction.
NEWS
September 11, 1987
Under increasing pressure from City Hall, the Los Angeles Harbor Department has drafted a plan to move the port's largest exporter of coal and petroleum coke away from recreational areas of the harbor. The preliminary plan calls for moving a port-owned facility used by the export company from the harbor's largely recreational West Channel to a remote area of Terminal Island. The exporter, Kaiser International Corp.
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