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  1. Fire breaks out on cargo ship in Wilmington, but crew extinguishes itRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | The Daily Breeze

    A fire broke out today in the storage room of a cargo ship berthed in Wilmington, but no injuries were reported and the vessel's crew put out the blaze, authorities said.

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  2. 4 Democras, 1 Republican file papers for Rod Wright's Senate seatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Los Angeles Times

    ... Evans of Los Angeles, Assemblyman Isadore Hall III of Compton, and Harbor Planning Commissioner Hector Serrano of Wilmington. If no candidates wins 50% of the vote plus one on Dec. 9, the top-two vote-getters will face each other in a runoff Feb. ...

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  3. Deputies who bonded with Carson homicide victima s 7-year-old daughter ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Press-Telegram

    ... recently bought an iPhone 5s for Katty Gomez and put the 15-year-old on his family plan. Although the former Wilmington girl isn't his blood relative - and now lives in Louisiana - Padilla considers himself a “dad” to Katty. “I ...

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  4. Police seek robber who held up Goodwill store in WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Daily Breeze

    Los Angeles police are trying to identify a man who robbed the Goodwill store on Pacific Coast Highway in Wilmington at 1:35 p.m. Oct. 6. He was described as white, about 60 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall and 220 pounds. He had a dark, heavy mustache, tattoos on his forearms and glasses with clear frames and black plastic temple arms.

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  5. LA: "Pedal to the Port: A Two-Wheeled Wilmington Halloween" led...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | StreetsBlog.org

    Metro Sponsors "Pedal to the Port: A Two-Wheeled Wilmington Halloween" led by C.I.C.L.E. and Mujeres Unidas! Halloween has long been a walking holiday; enjoy the entire day without a car and swap four wheels for two to visit the Harbor area's annual waterfront event! On Saturday, October 25, through a sponsorship by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority , C.I.C.L.E. , along with Mujeres Unidas and other community partners, will lead a costumed bicycle ride, "Pedal to the Port: A Two-Wheeled Wilmington Halloween!" From Banning Park, participants will ride to the Happy Harbor Halloween Festival at the Port of Los Angeles for waterfront festivities, performances, games and more.

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  6. Olympian Jessica Hardy Helps Open Wilmington YMCA's First Indoor Swimming PoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 8 | Swimming World & Jr. Swimmer

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. October 8. Due to generous donations from longtime USA Swimming partner Phillips 66, the Wilmington YMCA opened the area's first indoor pool on Saturday in Wilmington, California.

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  7. New AQMD study finds much lower air pollution levels across Los Angeles CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

    ... Los Angeles County from July 2012 to June 2013 were in north and west Long Beach, and include San Pedro and Wilmington. Diesel emissions from trucks, ships, trains and planes are responsible for 90 percent of the contaminants, according to the ...

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  8. New AQMD study finds much lower air pollution levels across Los Angeles CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Whittier Daily News

    ... Los Angeles County from July 2012 to June 2013 were in north and west Long Beach, and include San Pedro and Wilmington. Diesel emissions from trucks, ships, trains and planes are responsible for 90 percent of the contaminants, according to the ...

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  9. ExxonMobil denies rumors its Torrance refinery is for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | The Daily Breeze

    ... selling out to smaller players. The company combined the refinery's operations with one it also owned in adjacent Wilmington, generating savings of $250 million a year. While crude production has boomed in the Midwest, it has declined in Alaska and ...

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  10. Richard Berent BergesenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | Sammamish Review

    He was born in Long Beach, California, Feb. 3, 1957, to his parents, Berent L. Bergesen, deceased, and Elizabeth W. Bergesen, of Virginia Beach, Virginia. Richard graduated from Banning High School, Wilmington, California.

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  11. Wilmington YMCA celebrates opening of its long-awaited swimming poolRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 28 | The Daily Breeze

    Eighteen years after it opened, Wilmington's YMCA finally got the swimming pool that has been long on its wish list. “It was one of the first things people were asking for” after the Wilmington YMCA opened in 1996 at 1121 N. Avalon Blvd., said Executive Director Laura Munoz Humphreys.

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  12. Extensive harbor cleanup begins after Port of L.A. fireRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 27 | Los Angeles Times

    ... advisories for two dozen cities in Los Angeles and Orange counties and led to school evacuations in adjacent Wilmington. Air quality officials said the blaze generated levels of smoke that might typically be seen near a large wildfire. It also ...

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  13. Port of L.A. fire cleanup: Effects of toxic chemical releases studiedRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | Los Angeles Times

    ... advisories for two dozen cities in Los Angeles and Orange counties and led to school evacuations in adjacent Wilmington. Air quality officials said the blaze generated levels of smoke that might typically be seen from a large wildfire. It also ...

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  14. Plea for return of Terminal Island drag strip by street racing fans faces uphill battleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Daily Breeze

    ... other speakers in pleading their case with port commissioners at the Aug. 18 meeting held at Banning's Landing in Wilmington. “We want to get our track back,” said Harlan Brown, who worked with Big Willie in the past. “We're ...

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  15. Fire at Los Angeles seaport still smolderingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

    Los Angeles Firefighters watch as smoke from a dock fire rises at the Port of Los Angeles in the Wilmington section of Los Angeles on Tuesday, Sept 23, 2014. The fire that forced evacuations from the wharf continues to smolder but officials say it's under control.

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  16. What Nepotism?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Patch.com

    ... Superior Court. Janice Hahn, daughter of Kenneth, sat on the Los Angeles City Council, representing San Pedro and Wilmington. She is currently a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. Kenneth's nephew, Dale Hahn, was a Superior Court judge (in ... 1 comment

  17. Lack of Precautions May Have Been Factor in Port FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | NBC Los Angeles

    Patrick Healy reports from Wilmington for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014.

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  18. Days After Port Fire, Wharf Still SmoldersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | NBC Los Angeles

    ... and pull out the charred remains of the wooden dock that caught fire Monday night. Patrick Healy reports from Wilmington for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014. The fire raged on the underside of an old wooden wharf. It shut all ...

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  19. Port of Los Angeles fire extinguished, terminal operations restartRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Press-Telegram

    ... forced the evacuation of 700 students and 30 faculty members from George De La Torre Jr. Elementary School in Wilmington, but classes were back in session Wednesday. The smoke, fueled by the creosote-treated wood on the wharf, created unhealthy air ...

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  20. Robert Browning, 1947 - 2014: Longtime Long Beach educator dies at 67Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Press-Telegram

    ... in San Pedro, met Browning through a friend when they were both teenagers. At the time Browning lived in nearby Wilmington. Williams described Browning, who began teaching for Long Beach Unified in 1986, as having a “heart as big as the ...

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