The Port of Long Beach
My California Crackup co-author and I had the honor of speaking last Thursday to a gathering of California's almond industry in Modesto. Other than our talk (about the deep problems state government faces, the conversation at the almond conference was optimistic, particularly about exports (Attention China: Prepare to be asked to eat more almonds).
Anecdote matches data, according to new state economic data, which show a surge in exports is driving California's slow but significant economic recovery. Full details are here.