Xi Jinping’s Visit to LA

Mayor Villaraigosa visited China in December and opened a tourist office in Chongqing. Today, he welcomed the first visit of Chinese national leaders to LA in 13 years — including Vice President Xi Jinping, who’s expected to be China’s senior official for the next decade. China Daily says the event will bring what it calls “the US Pacific Gateway” closer to China. How important is that to LA’s economy, now and in the future? LA. Listen below.