By Lisa Wallace, Executive Director
The drought gets blamed for many of California’s ills, including high unemployment rates. A recent analysis shows that there were other factors, besides water supply, driving unemployment. For example, the drought period coincided with the foreclosure crisis and a national and global recession.
To learn about the definitions, politics and impact of our just-ended drought, see this article in the Sacramento Bee: www.sacbee.com/2011/06/26/v-print/3726134/viewpoints-what-really-happened.html