What kind of jobs can a 16 year old get in Southern California?

I turn 16 this weekend and I'm starting to think about jobs. Do most places allow 16 year olds to work? Does anyone know of any good places for a first job in Southern Cali?

Asked By: - 9/25/2012
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You can legally work in CA at 14 years old, but at 16, you are allowed to work more hours and therefore you are more attractive to employers than 14 and 15 year olds, but there just aren't a lot of jobs for teens out there now. It's literally about the worst time in recorded history for teen employment. So don't get... More
Answered By: maliboo_girl - 9/25/2012
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Anything in food service, cashier, or retail.
Answered By: Mⓐⓓ Ⓓⓞⓖ - 9/25/2012
Nothing, I am almost 20 and no one is hiring. Not even McDonalds. We live in a recession.
Answered By: Cali All Day! - 9/25/2012
The same jobs that are available to 16 year olds everywhere in the country. That means fast food places, some retail stores, janitorial, bus boy in restaurants, delivery boy, box boy at the supermarket, possibly nurses aid in a care facility, etc... More
Answered By: Dresden Rose - 9/25/2012
It's tough out there. Try local restaurants and grocery stores.
Answered By: Obviousman - 9/25/2012
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