The L.A. County Strategic Plan for Economic Development is a direct effort to shape a clear, comprehensive, collaborative strategy that guides job and business retention, expansion and attraction. Having good quality, stable jobs is the only path to a stronger, more sustainable economy and a better quality of life for our current and future residents.
What a fine way to kick off 2012: with some apocalyptic gas prices to sucker-punch an already battered economy.
Over the last three weeks, California company Lundberg Survey Inc. finds that gas prices have risen just over 12 cents across the nation. And Lundberg’s president tells Bloomberg Businessweek that we can expect “5 to 7 cents more in price hikes” down the line.