As the economy continues to falter, double-digit unemployment means that more and more people have lost jobs and they’re often shocked and surprised when it happens.
These days, pounding the pavement means pounding the internet. That's where the unemployed usually go first to find work. But there’s also a non-cyber option. Job fairs are usually one-day events that attract people looking for work.
That’s where we met Christine Heard and Robert Valentine - two typical Southern Californians who were blindsided by losing their jobs. Correspondent Angie Crouch brings us their personal story about the stresses and pressures they both face, along with their determination to find work in these toughest of economic times.