There's no drought in California, but a scarcity of workers in the high unemployment state could...

|By:, SA News Editor

There's no drought in California, but a scarcity of workers in the high unemployment state could send fruit and vegetable prices higher. "We just left them in the ground," says a farmer of some of his crops after being unable to find pickers. How about local residents instead of illegals? "None. Absolutely none (are interested)," he says, even for semi-skilled work paying $12-18/hour.