Cold kills Los Angeles area produce, may kill Los Angeles area jobs

We’ve heard a lot recently about the cold weather’s impact on the California economy: millions lost, higher orange prices, and disaster relief on the way.

But we haven’t heard much about what the freeze means to the Los Angeles area, a region rich in agricultural history. I took my video camera to the office of the County Agricultural Commissioner for a history lesson/post-freeze briefing. I ended up in an Irwindale strawberry field. Take a look:

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