California, which has the nation's third-highest jobless rate, lost 63,600 jobs last month, with losses largely from the construction and government sectors. L.A. County's unemployment rate is 12.6%.
Read it allOrange County's unemploymenty rate was also unchanged at 9.6%. That area added 4,600 jobs in government and education and health services. The government job gains were related to the beginning of the school year, the EDD said.