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New harbor commission members confirmed by L.A. council

The Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday confirmed two of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s nominees to the Board of Harbor Commissioners, which is charged with finding ways to reduce pollution and increase business at the nation’s busiest port.

Robin Kramer and David Arian will fill two vacancies that were created over the past several months on […]


Villaraigosa appoints former chief of staff to Harbor Commission

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa on Wednesday named his former chief of staff, Robin Kramer, as his newest appointee to the Board of Harbor Commissioners.

The five-member volunteer harbor panel oversees the Port of Los Angeles and is chaired by Cindy Miscikowski, a former member of the City Council. The commission is supervising efforts to […]