The country has finally regained all the jobs it lost during the recession, adding 217,000 jobs in May. The unemployment rate nationally remains at 6.3 percent. Perhaps not surprisingly, many of the cities with the lowest jobless rates are college towns or boomtowns for oil drilling and other natural resources. Here are the latest figures available:
While many Central Coast homeowners using solar are saving a significant amount of money on their electrical bills, the increasing popular electrical system may not be the best financial option for everyone.
Santa Barbara says it's going to the ocean to get new water for the city, unless there's a massive amount of rain in the next two months. The report to the Regional Water Quality Control Board was part of a review of the city's proposed reopening of a desalination plant.
Sara Gilbert, who celebrates her 40th birthday on Thursday, grew up in front of TV audiences on "Roseanne." In honor of her birthday, click on to see what she and the rest of her co-stars are up to today.
Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones (The Theory of Everything) were honored at the 30th Santa Barbara International Film Festival with the Cinema Vanguard Award for taking risks in their filmmaking careers.