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L.A. is One of the Nation's Worst for Jobs, Study Concludes

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Forbes is at it again with their top 10 lists. This time Los Angeles ranks at #7 in their "10 Worst Big Cities For Jobs." And our neighbors aren't doing so well, either: Santa Ana-Anaheim-Irvine came in at #6 and Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario at #4. The magazine got sourced a New America Foundation report for the list. "While California's economy has come roaring back many times before, a resurgence this time will be slowed by the state's increasing willingness to aggressively tax and regulate those who will make it happen," the report said. Last week, Forbes said Los Angeles ranked #6 in their "10 U.S. Cities In Free Fall" list. (via LAO)