Mayor travels to L.A. to lure Hollywood

Mayor Jerry Sanders traveled to Los Angeles Friday to meet with entertainment industry executives in an attempt to lure more film and television productions to San Diego.

Sanders was scheduled to meet with representatives from DreamWorks, Walt Disney Pictures, Universal Pictures and 20th Century Fox Television, according to the mayor’s office.

According to San Diego Film Commission statistics provided by the mayor’s office, the entertainment industry supports 5,000 jobs in San Diego and had a $42 million economic impact on the region’s economy last year.