A City in Decline? Not L.A.

By Russell Goldsmith

Six years ago this month at a City Hall news conference with Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, I delivered a report crafted by an outstanding and diverse team of L.A. leaders. This mayor’s commission – the Los Angeles Economy and Jobs Committee – made 100 specific recommendations to foster the growth of the economy of Los Angeles.

Six years later, there is still plenty that needs to be done, as a recent report from the 2020 Commission correctly reminded us.

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