In this photo taken June 13, 2011, a sign is seen outside of the Shell gas station in Maricopa, Calif. Its own county grand jury has recommended that this tiny San Joaquin Valley community be ... more 
In this photo taken June 13, 2011, a sign is seen outside of the Shell gas station in Maricopa, Calif. Its own county grand jury has recommended that this tiny San Joaquin Valley community be dissolved because It's too poor to be a town anymore. Though surrounded by oil derricks, the Kern Coiunty community is hopelessly in debt, can't pay its bills and has no source of revenue to contribute to a recovery. (AP Photo/Tracie Cone) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Tracie Cone
Sun, Jun 19, 2011 6:30 PM EDT