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An unincorporated, working class community in Los Angeles County until 1968, Carson has long been overshadowed by its larger neighbors. Last year, the city hired its first female city manager, Sharon Landers, who came into the Long Beach Business Podcast studio to talk about her vision for the city, her experience working in diverse communities like Carson, and her plans to make the city more business-ready.

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