In Southern California's Inland Empire, unemployment has nearly tripled since the recession began and now tops 15 percent in many towns. Blue collar jobs in construction, manufacturing, trucking and warehousing that fed the boom are not returning as the national economy slowly bounces back. Marketplace's Mitchell Hartman reports on where residents are turning for shelter from the economic storm.
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