More Californians file for unemployment

March 25, 2010 4:26:57 PM PDT
Nearly 80,000 Californians filed for unemployment benefits last week.

Nationwide, there were 442,000 new jobless claims, which means, 18 percent of all layoffs were in California.

The national number is down sharply from the same week last year, when there were 642,000 layoffs.