Silicon Valley is the nation’s undisputed tech innovation leader. And other cities from New York to Seattle are nipping at its heels. Los Angeles has been working to cultivate its own homegrown tech hub in the form of Silicon Beach, an area that encompasses Culver City to Santa Monica that has seen an explosion of new startups and venture capital activities.
“¡Léales a sus niños!” “Read to your kids!” That's the mantra parents hear more and more often. With educators and researchers urging us to read with our children, and then read some more, there is increasing demand in the United States for children's books in languages other than English.
Thanks to its 840 miles of coastline, California is home to a massive shipping industry. Here in Los Angeles, the city is home to the nation’s busiest container port, and barring any more strikes, it will likely remain that way.