SAN PEDRO >> In the coming years, an unused, aging 100-year-old pier at the Port of Los Angeles will be the future home of an urban marine research center, a […]

By Lisa Brenner Katz There’s been a swell development on the L.A. waterfront. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Port of L.A. officials announced Monday plans  to transform a 100-year-old San […]

Facility focused on coastal sustainability comes with hefty US$500-million price tag. By Virginia Gewin California has no shortage of high-profile marine research institutes — from the Scripps Institution of Oceanography […]

The New ‘AltaSea’ “Public-Private Partnership” is the Result of Unprecedented Collaboration of Government, Business, Marine Science and Educational Leaders SAN PEDRO, Calif. – June 17, 2013 – Los Angeles Mayor […]

LA City Officials unveiled plans to rebuild the waterfront in San Pedro. A world-class marine research center named AltaSea will be built on an unused pier. Officials are hoping to […]

By Donna Littlejohn Staff Writer Hailed as a game-changer for environmental study of the ocean, Los Angeles port officials Monday unveiled final plans for a $500 million marine research center […]

Plans call for City Dock 1, opened in 1913, to be converted into a nexus of laboratories and classrooms, fish hatcheries and berths for research vessels.