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Michael R. Blood

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Los Angeles, CA, United States

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Recent articles by Michael:

Biden plan to run LA port 24/7 to break backlog falls short

President Joe Biden last month announced a deal to operate the Port of Los Angeles around the clock to break a massive backlog of cargo that's driving up prices for consumers → Read More

California congressional race could help tilt House control

LOS ANGELES (AP) — What could be one of the most competitive House races in the country is taking shape in California’s agriculture-rich Central Valle... → Read More

Aging equipment, spills test ties between oil, California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hoping to recover a lost anchor chain, a work boat dragged a grappling hook along the seabed near an oil platform off the Southern ... → Read More

Aging equipment, spills test ties between oil, California

California's uneasy relationship with the oil industry is being tested again by the latest spill to foul beaches and kill birds and fish off Orange County → Read More

Aging equipment, spills test ties between oil, California

California's uneasy relationship with the oil industry is being tested again by the latest spill to foul beaches and kill birds and fish off Orange County. → Read More

California pipeline likely damaged up to a year before spill

Coast Guard investigators say an underwater Southern California oil pipeline was likely struck by an anchor several months to a year before a leak spilled tens of thousands of gallons of crude → Read More

Ship anchor suspected in pipeline break that fouled beaches

A probe is continuing into what caused an offshore pipeline break that spilled tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil off Southern California → Read More

Ship anchor suspected in pipeline break that fouled beaches

A probe is continuing into what caused an offshore pipeline break that spilled tens of thousands of gallons of crude oil off Southern California. → Read More

LA considers sweeping vaccination mandate for businesses

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A vote was abruptly delayed Wednesday on a Los Angeles proposal to impose one of the nation's strictest vaccine mandates to enter indoor businesses and venues, → Read More

US Rep. Karen Bass enters race for Los Angeles mayor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Karen Bass entered the 2022 race for Los Angeles mayor Monday, shaking up an already crowded field hoping to r... → Read More

AP: Rep. Karen Bass planning to run for Los Angeles mayor

Congresswoman Karen Bass is planning to run for Los Angeles mayor, AP reports. → Read More

Rep. Karen Bass announces she plans to run for Los Angeles mayor

Congresswoman Karen Bass announced Monday she plans to run for Los Angeles mayor. → Read More

US Rep. Karen Bass planning to run for Los Angeles mayor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U.S. Rep. Karen Bass, a prominent figure in national Democratic politics who was on President Joe Biden’s short list when he was co... → Read More

US Rep. Karen Bass planning to run for Los Angeles mayor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — U. S. Rep. Karen Bass, a prominent figure in national Democratic politics who was on President Joe Biden's short list when he was considering a vice presidential pick, is planning to run for Los Angeles mayor, a person familiar with her plans said Friday. Bass' entry into the race would immediately reshape the 2022 contest that already has attracted a slew of candidates. She… → Read More

California GOP plots rebound after devastating recall defeat

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Republicans are eager to move on from their failed effort to unseat Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom in a recall election an... → Read More

California GOP plots rebound after devastating recall defeat

Long-suffering California Republicans are assessing another election disappointment and looking for a way forward. → Read More

Recall vote highlights California’s geopolitical divisions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The California recall election was a blowout win for Gov. Gavin Newsom that reinforced the state’s political divisions: The ... → Read More

California Republican turnout not high enough to boot Newsom

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republicans, vastly outnumbered by Democrats in California, needed a huge turnout in this week’s recall election to have any chance... → Read More

California Republican turnout not high enough to boot Newsom

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republicans, vastly outnumbered by Democrats in California, needed a huge turnout in this week's recall election to have any chance of removing Gov. Gavin Newsom from office. It didn’t happen. About 9. 2 million votes were counted Tuesday and an estimated 2. 9 million were still left to tally. That suggests overall turnout was around 55%, about average for a California midterm… → Read More

California GOP licks wounds after another lopsided loss

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The results of Tuesday’s recall election in which California Gov. Gavin Newsom defeated an attempt to remove him from office look a... → Read More