Despite California's debt, there are more signs that the state is continuing it's slow economic recovery.
The latest numbers show the august state unemployment rate dipped to 10.6%, down slightly from July. And well below the figure of 11.9% from August of last year.
The California Employment Development Department survey shows more jobs have opened up in several industries. Most notably, Professional and Business Services. Many of those jobs are high tech and high wage, such as Computer System Design, Scientific Research and Development, and Accounting.