Can Massive Warehouses Save The Inland Empire?
A feature story from KVCR's Matt Guilhem and conversations with Press-Enterprise Columnist Cassie MacDuff and former San Bernardino Mayor Patrick Morris are part of this special half-hour report produced by KVCR's colleague NPR station KCRW in Santa Monica, hosted by "To The Point's" Warren Olney.
Forty percent of the nation’s imports arrive at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach. Goods are then trucked out to the Inland Empire, to be stored in massive warehouses the size of hundreds of football fields. Local officials have spent public money luring still more so-called logistics centers—despite concerns about traffic congestion, air quality and other problems. Click or copy & paste the link below to hear the segment.