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September 12, 1995
The Los Angeles-Long Beach customs district has more international trade than any other in the United jStates. Trade is expected to play an even bigger role in the next century in the economy of California, the gateway to the Pacific Rim. Enterprising Exporter Economists predict California will see dramatic export growth as it nears the 21st Century. An increase in cargo traveling through the combined ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles illustrates this expansion.
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September 12, 1995 | DAVID NEIMAN
The worlds of entertainment and technology are moving ever closer together. Digital advancements are already revolutionizing every facet of Hollywood, from project germination to post production, and the future promises innovations limited only by what creative minds can imagine. TELECOM Regional phone companies such as Pacific Telesis, Bell Atlantic and Nynex will be looking to buy and produce programming, in addition to offering services such as movies on demand and home shopping systems.
NEWS
September 12, 1995
Toffler argues that California needs to capitalize on its ethnic diversity. "Rather than looking at ethnic difficulties as purely sources of trouble, they are resources we can use in penetrating the most vibrant markets in the world--Asia to the west and Mexico and Latin America to the south.
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September 12, 1995 | JAMES FLANIGAN
One of the more perplexing aspects of California is its sense of impermanence, the fear inside the state that its economy will dry up and blow away. Then there is the smug belief--indeed, the green-eyed hope--in the rest of the country that prosperous California will go into long-term decline. The truth is very different. California's economy is not only big--it's the seventh- or eighth-largest in the world, with almost $900 billion a year in total output. It is a driving force of the whole U.S.
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