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November 2, 2007 | Louis Sahagun, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Harbor Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a phased ban of old-model trucks, a move that is expected to reduce harmful diesel emissions by 80% within five years but also ignite controversy among shippers, drivers, trucking companies and environmentalists.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 2005 | From Times Staff Reports
In a shake-up at the nation's largest seaport, S. David Freeman, the former head of the city's Department of Water and Power, was elected president Wednesday of the Board of Harbor Commissioners. More than 250 people attended the meeting, the largest crowd at a board meeting in recent memory. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa chose Freeman and four other commissioners in late July. Former Mayor James K. Hahn's five commission appointees have either resigned or were not reappointed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 15, 2005 | From Times Staff Reports
In a shake-up at the nation's largest seaport, S. David Freeman, the former head of the city's Department of Water and Power, was elected president Wednesday of the Board of Harbor Commissioners. More than 250 people attended the meeting, the largest crowd at a board meeting in recent memory. Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa chose Freeman and four other commissioners in late July. Former Mayor James K. Hahn's five commission appointees have either resigned or were not reappointed.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 2, 2007 | Louis Sahagun, Times Staff Writer
The Los Angeles Harbor Commission on Thursday unanimously approved a phased ban of old-model trucks, a move that is expected to reduce harmful diesel emissions by 80% within five years but also ignite controversy among shippers, drivers, trucking companies and environmentalists.
NEWS
August 13, 1987
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has reelected attorney Jun Mori as president and Ira Distenfield, an investment banker, as vice president. Mori has served on the five-member panel since 1977. Distenfield was appointed in January.
NEWS
February 19, 1987
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has changed its regular meetings from the first and third Wednesday of each month to the second and fourth Wednesday. The board's next meeting will convene Wednesday at 10 a.m. Spokeswoman Julia Nagano said the change was made to accommodate the schedules of the five board members, who are appointed to the panel by Mayor Tom Bradley.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 21, 1988
Ira Distenfield has been elected to a one-year term as president of the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners. Distenfield succeeds Jun Mori, who had served two consecutive one-year terms as president of the five-member board. Distenfield, who joined the board last year, was elected by fellow board members this week. Mori, a board member since 1977, was elected vice president for the coming year.
BUSINESS
January 18, 2007 | From a Times Staff Writer
Disney Cruise Line is poised to return to the West Coast in summer 2008, the company said. After its popular Mexican Riviera sailings during Disneyland's 50th anniversary in 2005, Disney Magic plans to return to the Port of Los Angeles for 12 consecutive seven-night cruises. Two 15-night repositioning cruises through the Panama Canal will also be offered. The ship typically departs from Florida. The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners is scheduled to vote on the plan today.
NEWS
January 25, 1987
Joseph J. Zaninovich, a retired Star-Kist Tuna executive and an active member of the Yugoslav-American community in San Pedro, has resigned from the Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners, Mayor Tom Bradley's office announced last week. Bradley named Ira T. Distenfield, an investment executive, to complete Zaninovich's term, which expires in June. Distenfield, who lives in Brentwood, was vice chairman of Bradley's unsuccessful 1986 gubernatorial campaign.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 10, 1989
The Los Angeles Board of Harbor Commissioners has agreed to consider a proposal from the Wilmington Citizens Advisory Committee to set aside additional land for a waterfront development in that community. The committee proposes that the Harbor Department preserve the Heinz Petfood Cannery, which would be converted into a restaurant and included in the waterfront development at the foot of Avalon Boulevard. Port officials want to tear down the cannery.
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