Published On: Aug 12 2013 11:16:55 AM CDTUpdated On: Aug 13 2013 01:00:00 AM CDT
Market Force, a customer intelligence firm, asked 6,000 consumers to rate their satisfaction of their most recent grocery store experience and their likelihood to recommend that store to friends or family.
Apart from satisfaction and willingness to recommend the grocery store, the study ranked grocers on many key attributes, such as convenience, operational excellence and product quality.
At the recently closed Coco's restaurant in Santa Maria, confidential employee files were tossed in a dumpster, prompting concerns from workers who lost their jobs, and now have concerns about identity theft.
A vehicle fell about 100 feet down the side of an embankment at the intersection of Eucalyptus Hill Road and Eucalyptus Hill Drive Monday morning, prompting a rescue by Santa Barbara City Fire, and Montecito Fire crews.