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Automation: Will Innovation Mean Fewer Jobs?

The 2008 economic crash fundamentally changed the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, bringing in bigger ships and new technology to handle all the challenges of staying competitive.

Cargoland

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Cargoland was produced by Lu Olkowski as part of KCRW’s Independent Producer ProjectAnd we're proud to announce that she has won a 2015 Edward R. Murrow Regional Award (Best News Series) for her investigation.

Photo: Harbor Commission Vice President Rich Dines poses in front of one of the Port of Long Beach’s new AGV’s, or Automated Guided Vehicles. (Lu Olkowski)