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"Saving the California Dream" series producer Heidi Cuda took a Texas road trip to bring back an economic tool kit for California.

She interviewed Gary Farmer, the unofficial mayor of Austin, and the chairman of the Greater Austin Economic Development Corporation and Operation Austin.

He explains how the business community over the past 8 years pulled itself up by the bootstraps and took the city from number 23 in jobs growth to the number one spot and what it would take for California to do the same.

FOX 11 News and Studio 11 L.A. special: "Saving the California Dream"... a comprehensive look at the state of our state with series producer Heidi Cuda.

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