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NEWS
July 25, 1996 | CHRIS KRAUL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
When Baja California officials flew to South Korea last year to lobby the electronics giant Daewoo to build a $270-million television picture tube plant in their state, an unlikely booster went along to help seal the deal: California Trade and Commerce Secretary Julie Meier Wright. Last week, Daewoo broke ground on the plant in Mexicali.
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BUSINESS
August 28, 1995 | Times Staff Reports
Avocado Hearing: The controversy over the U.S. Department of Agriculture's plan to allow fresh Mexican avocados into U.S supermarkets for the first time since 1914 is sure to heat up this week when the department holds open hearings Wednesday and Thursday at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido to gather public comment.
BUSINESS
April 17, 1995 | CHRIS KRAUL, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Most of the 108-mile San Diego & Imperial Valley Railroad has been closed since 1983, and neglect, violent rainstorms, fires and rockslides have rendered its tunnels and trestles inoperative. But now an effort is being mounted by San Diego officials--with the support of the Commerce Department--to reopen the line to give San Diego and Tijuana a direct link to the rail grids of the southwestern United States and the interior of Mexico. The reason is trade.
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