Candy Jackson, manager of the Department of Motor Vehicles office in Placerville, Calif., displays the warning signs that the office will be closed Friday, on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009. State agencies were preparing Thursday to implement the first employee furloughs in California history, as part of Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's attempt to save money, in the face of a massive budget crisis. An estimated 90 percent of the state's 238,000 employees are supposed to be off Friday.
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