Ken Robertson

Director of Community Development, Hermosa Beach

Director of Community Development, Hermosa Beach

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Communities along the Southern California coast generally do not use the sea as a transportation route. Why not? And might that change?

Could the fourth border be a ferry route?

Communities along the Southern California coast generally do not use the sea as a transportation route. Why not? And might that change?

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The internet seems virtual but it’s “primarily made of fiber optic cables, cables filled with light,” according to “Tubes” author Andrew Blum.

Undersea Cables Connect LA to the Pacific Rim

The internet seems virtual but it’s “primarily made of fiber optic cables, cables filled with light,” according to “Tubes” author Andrew Blum.

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