A Los Angeles city council member has vowed to spend much of 2009 laying the groundwork for a plan designed to turn the city into an anchor of California’s life-science industry on a par with the San Francisco Bay Area and San Diego.
 
Greig Smith, the Republican chairman of the council’s Jobs, Growth and Business Tax Reform Committee, conceded that LA is unlikely any time soon to draw a concentration of life-sci employers comparable to those in the Bay Area or San Diego.
 

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