|02-21-2008, 01:24 PM||#1|
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"metropolitan Los Angeles sustains more manufacturing jobs than the entire state of Michigan."
"Only about 90 people live in Vernon, many of them cops and fire-fighters. Most rent their homes from the city for a pittance—a one-bedroom flat costs $147 per month. They are the city's electorate and, in theory, the pool from which mayors and local politicians are drawn."