State caught in avalanche of job losses - Los Angeles Times: "State caught in avalanche of job losses
Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times
After steep January cuts, more than 1 in 10 Californians is out of work. It's even worse in L.A. County.
By David Pierson
February 28, 2009
Unemployment in California shot up to its highest level in nearly 26 years in January, leaving more than 1 in 10 workers without a job."