Bad News/Good News

The US Labor Department reports that Orange County ranks fifth in the nation for the highest job loss total in 2008. We lost 41,400 jobs, a mere 100 away from the fourth-ranking greater Los Angeles area. As a region, that’s a mind-boggling 82,900 jobs.

To put it mildly, ouch.

So what’s the good news, you ask?

Does this mean there are less people on the freeway?

Hey, I’m trying here.

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  1. No to American Apparel; LA edges out OC in job losses | Los Angeles Metblogs (pingback) on February 6th, 2009 @ 1:57 pm

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