Once again, the employment numbers in California look pretty good.
And once again, those numbers are deceiving.
All you have to do is look at the case of Martin Saldana.
In February, I watched Saldana walk out of the Boeing C-17 plant in Long Beach for the last time. Demand for the military transport plane had dried up after 25 years of production, and a workforce of thousands had dwindled to a few hundred following one wave of layoffs after another.
Saldana, then 51,...