Move over Facebook, Microsoft and Snapchat. Google is coming to Playa Vista on 900,000 acres next to the “Spruce Goose” hangar, a relic of innovation past. Google's arrival is expected to combine technology and entertainment and create a new center-weight for Silicon Beach. We hear the advance hype. Also, a new segment of Cargoland: as automation takes over the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles, what’s in store for 6000 temporary longshore workers and their families?
Photo: Howard Hughes's office and headquarters of Hughes Aircraft, Playa del Rey. Birthplace of the Hercules H-4 Spruce Goose (JJakobson)