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EPA Announces $3 Billion in Available Funding from the Inflation Reduction Act to Reduce Port Pollution

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $3 billion in available federal funding to deploy zero-emission equipment and supporting infrastructure at ports, and to support the development of climate and clean air plans at ports.

2024-02-28T16:01:14-08:00February 28th, 2024|

Applications Open Now! $5,000 Volunteer Activation Grants + Youth Ambassadors

Each year, the Goldhirsch Foundation gives $1 million+ to organizations making a better Los Angeles for all through their LA2050 Grants Challenge. But, they take a different approach to grantmaking: they ask Angelenos to determine the issue areas that will receive funding – from homelessness and income inequality to park access – through voting.

2024-02-08T22:49:29-08:00February 8th, 2024|

Notification of Document Release – POLA and POLB Goods Movement Workforce Training Facility Project

On Thursday, February 8th, the Los Angeles Harbor Department will release a Notice of Preparation/Initial Study (NOP/IS) for the Port of Los Angeles and Port of Long Beach Goods Movement Workforce Training Facility Project. Public meeting scheduled for February 22nd.

2024-02-08T10:20:47-08:00February 7th, 2024|

Advisory Message: Major Storm to Impact LA Sunday-Tuesday

The National Weather Service is forecasting that a major storm will impact the City of Los Angeles from Sunday, February 4th through at least Tuesday, February 6th.  All of Los Angeles is expected to receive 3-6 inches of rain, with 6-12 inches possible in the foothills. The storm will bring damaging winds and heavy rain. Impacts in the area could include power outages, debris flows, and flooding both in rapidly rising creeks and streams and in roads and freeways.

2024-02-02T22:46:00-08:00February 2nd, 2024|

Hahn Calls on Retailers to Protect Consumers from Gift Card Draining Scam

The scam, known as “gift card draining,” works two ways.  In the first instance, scammers attach a barcode from a card they already have to an unsold gift card in a store. When someone buys the tampered card and loads money onto it, they are loading money onto the scammer’s card

2023-12-21T17:52:04-08:00December 21st, 2023|

Launching With The Harbor: Volunteer Campaign Kickoff

The Harbor District is kicking off their effort to garner volunteers for the programs and activities that are provided to the communities hey serve. This effort will display the motivation and excitement they have to increase the volunteer community at 11 facilities. Volunteers assist in providing a foundation for successful programs and bringing the community together for leisure activities. 

2023-12-12T14:09:45-08:00December 12th, 2023|

LA County Draft Bicycle Plan

Los Angeles County Public Works (PW) is updating the Los Angeles County Bicycle Master Plan (BMP). The current BMP was last updated in 2012 and established a vision for the future of biking in the County. The BMP will serve as a guide for the development of safe and accessible bikeways and paths within unincorporated Los Angeles County and along County flood control district channels.

2023-08-29T08:30:40-07:00August 22nd, 2023|

HCBF Supports New EV Truck Charging Station in San Pedro Bay

Harbor Community Benefit Foundation (HCBF) HCBF was honored to provide key funding for site development and participate in the Grand Opening of WATTEV’s zero-emission public charging station for electric heavy-duty trucks in late July. The charging site is located adjacent to the Pier-A Terminal at the Port of Long Beach, but welcomes trucks serving both ports (Long Beach and Los Angeles).

2023-11-02T11:58:42-07:00August 21st, 2023|
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