The Less Glamorous Side Of California’s Economy

Three stories about the industries that power California’s economy.


When outsiders think about the California economy, they usually boil it down to two industries: entertainment and tech. And while those might be our showiest exports, the reality is much more nuanced. For example, we’re the top agricultural producing state in the nation and we’re home to America’s busiest port.

NPR’s The Indicator podcast drills down into the nitty gritty of the California economy with three stories about celery, housing and ship horns.