Tom Abate

Business Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle

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Unemployment in California is now officially 12.4 percent, two percent higher than it was a year ago. Unofficially about 16 percent are out of work.

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Unemployment in California is now officially 12.4 percent, two percent higher than it was a year ago. Unofficially about 16 percent are out of work.

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