BUSINESS
11/05/2012 08:32 am ET Updated Jan 05, 2013

'This Economy Is Garbage'

In some towns, visitors are warned to keep an eye on their stuff, or to watch out late at night. In the Californian city of Stockton, the anxiety is more precise - and it kicks in early. "Take care downtown after 5pm," one local person told me. "Don't hang out too long."