A bill carried by Sacramento-area lawmakers would create a statewide economic development plan, the better to bring jobs to lagging regions. Here, the bustling Port of Long Beach boosts Los Angeles’ economy. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
A bill carried by Sacramento-area lawmakers would create a statewide economic development plan, the better to bring jobs to lagging regions. Here, the bustling Port of Long Beach boosts Los Angeles’ economy. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/TNS) Rick Loomis TNS
A bill carried by Sacramento-area lawmakers would create a statewide economic development plan, the better to bring jobs to lagging regions. Here, the bustling Port of Long Beach boosts Los Angeles’ economy. (Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times/TNS) Rick Loomis TNS

California’s economy isn’t just L.A. and Silicon Valley. We need a statewide strategy

April 11, 2018 01:00 PM