A customer opens the front door of a California Pizza Kitchen with a hiring sign in foreground in Palo Alto, Calif., Wednesday, May 25, 2011. More people applied for unemployment benefits last week, ... more 
A customer opens the front door of a California Pizza Kitchen with a hiring sign in foreground in Palo Alto, Calif., Wednesday, May 25, 2011. More people applied for unemployment benefits last week, the first increase in three weeks and evidence that the job market is still sluggish. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Paul Sakuma
Thu, May 26, 2011 8:44 AM EDT