No. 1: Stockton, Calif.

Debris clutters the bank across from the waterfront redevelopment where yachts are docked as David Mercer uses a metal detector to search for coins in <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100101018411136" title="Stockton" href="/topic/us/california/san-joaquin-county/stockton-PLGEO100101018411136.topic">Stockton</a>, Calif. Unemployment at 14.3 percent, the housing market collapse, plummeting home prices, high sales and state income taxes in California, and service cuts helped make <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100202171139" title="Modesto" href="/topic/us/california/stanislaus-county/modesto-PLGEO100100202171139.topic">Stockton</a> No. 1, Forbes reported.
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( Anne Cusack/Los Angeles Times / February 24, 2011 )

Debris clutters the bank across from the waterfront redevelopment where yachts are docked as David Mercer uses a metal detector to search for coins in Stockton, Calif. Unemployment at 14.3 percent, the housing market collapse, plummeting home prices, high sales and state income taxes in California, and service cuts helped make Stockton No. 1, Forbes reported.

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