"I've been out of work for five months. The economy is definitely taking a blow on jobs," said job seeker Alex Marrujo.
A huge draw to the event is a tie-in to a possible pro-football stadium in the city of Industry. Real estate developer Taylor Talt of Majestic Realty Company said they are just waiting on a green light from the NFL to begin construction. If and when a team is promised to L.A., ground breaking will begin, bringing more than 18,000 jobs to Southern California.
Aside from stadium possibilities, job seekers chose from more than 40 employer booths that together boasts some 20,000 job openings.